Baikal bush warbler

The Baikal bush warbler, Baikal grasshopper-warbler or David's bush warbler (Locustella davidi) is a migratory species of Old World warbler in the family Locustellidae.[1]

Baikal bush warbler
Locustella davidi.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Locustellidae
Genus: Locustella
L. davidi
Binomial name
Locustella davidi
(La Touche, 1923)

Bradypterus davidi

It breeds from the southern part of the Russian Far East (including the Lake Baikal region) to northeast China (southern Heilungkiang south to southern Hopeh) and North Korea. It winters from southern China south to northern Thailand.[1]

Its breeding habitat is taiga forests, especially in clearings or at streams.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d BirdLife International (2016). "Locustella davidi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22732200A95043817. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22732200A95043817.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.

P.D. Round & V. Loskot, A reappraisal of the taxonomy of the Spotted Bush-Warbler Bradypterus thoracicus in Forktail 10 (1995): 159-172