BIRDS LOCUSTELLIDAE (grass warblers, grassbirds, & bush warblers)
In the superfamily Sylvioidae, Locustellidae is a newly recognized family of small insectivorous songbirds, formerly placed in the Old World warbler "wastebin" family. It contains grass warblers, grassbirds, & "bush warblers". They are smallish birds with tails that are usually long & pointed; the scientific name of the genus Megalurus in fact means "the large-tailed one". They are perhaps the most terrestrial of the "warblers". Found in Eurasia, Africa, & Australia.
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