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Photo by rockfowl
Beidaihe, China, May 2006
Locustella davidi



Asia: found from Russia to China and south to Myanmar, Thailand and Indochina.


Formerly included in Spotted Bush Warbler and in the genus Bradypterus


Two subspecies are recognized[1].

  • L. t. davidi
    Breeds in southeastern Russia (from the southeastern Transbaikalia east to western Amurland) and northeastern China, probably also in central China (central Sichuan, southern Gansu, and southern Shaanxi); winters in southeast Asia, probably in northern Indochina
  • L. t. suschkini
    Breeds in south central Siberia from Altai east to the southwestern Transbaikalia; winters in southeast Asia, probably in Myanmar and Thailand


Boreal forests.




Recording by china guy, Sichuan, China, August 2011

Recording by Dahe, Jiufeng Shan, Sichuan, China Spring 2012


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase

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