Eurasian Reed Warbler

Acrocephalus scirpaceus

The Eurasian Reed Warbler, or just Reed Warbler is an Old World warbler in the genus ''Acrocephalus''. It breeds across Europe into temperate western Asia. It is migratory, wintering in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Appearance

This is a medium-sized warbler, 12.5-14 cm in length. The adult has an unstreaked brown back and buff underparts. The forehead is flattened, and the bill is strong and pointed. The sexes are identical, as with most warblers, but young birds are richer buff below. Like most warblers, it is insectivorous, but will take other small food items, including berries.
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Behavior

The song is a slow, chattering ''jit-jit-jit'' with typically acrocephaline whistles and mimicry added.
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Habitat

This small passerine bird is a species found almost exclusively in reed beds, usually with some bushes.
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Reproduction

The 3-5 eggs are laid in a basket nest in reeds. The chicks fledge after 10 or 11 days. This species is usually monogamous.

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Status: Least concern
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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilyAcrocephalidae
GenusAcrocephalus
SpeciesA. scirpaceus