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Reed Warbler

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Common in reed beds in summer, heard but rarely seen.


 

 

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Ian Ballam

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Common Name Reed Warbler
Scientific Name Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Status Locally common
Interest Level
2
Species Family Warblers
Visible
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
Preferred Environment
  • Reed beds
Look for Long and frequent warbling song from reed beds
Additional Identification Notes
  • A common species in reeds and waterside vegetation
  • The song is more continuous than the shorter bursts of the sedge warbler
  • Few distinctive markings, best identified through its song