Ashy Prinia (Prinia socialis) - HBW 11, p. 434
French: Prinia cendrée
Spanish: Prinia Cenicienta
Other common names: Ashy Wren-warbler
Taxonomy: Prinia socialis Sykes, 1832, Deccan, central India.
Sri Lanka race brevicauda differs vocally from others; further study needed. Four subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- stewarti Blyth, 1847 - NE Pakistan (E from Ferozepore and Gujranwala), N & W India (E to S Bihar, S to N Madhya Pradesh) and Nepal.
- inglisi Whistler & Kinnear, 1933 - NE India (N West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan and Bangladesh.
- socialis Sykes, 1832 - peninsular India (S from S Bihar and S Madhya Pradesh).
- brevicauda Legge, 1879 - Sri Lanka.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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Six different calls Locality Rajasthan, India
(ssp stewarti )
RAM GOPAL SONI 1 April 2005 3 years ago 4.5
Singing in bush while feeding Locality Jaipur District, Rajasthan, India
RAM GOPAL SONI 1 April 2005 3 years ago 4
Variety of calls icluding alarm calls Locality Jaipur District, Rajasthan, India
RAM GOPAL SONI 1 July 2006 3 years ago 4
Calls Locality Munnar, Idukki District, Kerala, India
Stuart Fisher 14 February 2006 4 years ago 0