The black-throated prinia (Prinia atrogularis) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. 14–16 cm; 8–16 g. A large prinia with rather slender, slightly decurved bill and very long graduated, pointed tail. It is found from eastern Nepal, through Bangladesh to Eastern India (Arunachal Pradesh). It was formerly considered conspecific with the hill prinia. The habitat is mainly Open grassy hillsides and mountainsides with scrubby cover and scattered shrubs; scrubby forest.
Food chiefly insects and their larvae. Normally encountered singly or in pairs, and usually very skulking, but forages also in noisy family. Seasonal altitudinal movements in Himalayas. Sight record from Pakistan (Islamabad) in winter, Generally considered resident, but a degree of altitudinal migration. Not globally threatened. Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: confined to the Eastern Himalayas EBA. Common to locally common over its range.