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Marsh Warbler

(Acrocephalus palustris)
German name(s): "Sumpfrohrsänger"
Size: 11.5-13 cm; wingspan: 18-21 cm
Weight: 8-20 g

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Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Marsh Warbler at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Frontal view of a Marsh Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, river Bug, Masovia, Poland, May 2016]

Frontal view of a Marsh Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, river Bug, Masovia, Poland, May 2016]

Near-frontal view of a Marsh Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, river Bug, Masovia, Poland, May 2016]

Lateral view of a Marsh Warbler; note the characteristic long primary wing projection and the dark flight feathers with white tips (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, river Bug, Masovia, Poland, May 2016]

Lateral view of a Marsh Warbler; note the characteristic long primary wing projection and the dark flight feathers with white tips (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, river Bug, Masovia, Poland, May 2016]

Lateral view of a Marsh Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, river Bug, Masovia, Poland, May 2016]

Near-dorsal view of a Marsh Warbler; note the characteristic olive-grey rump (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, river Bug, Masovia, Poland, May 2016]

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Immature Marsh Warbler found trapped in an abandoned house (photo courtesy of J. Mierzwinski)
[Andrzejewo, Masovia, Poland, June 2015]

Food, Diet

Like all warblers of the Acrocephalus family known to us, Marsh Warblers feed on insects that they catch in flight or pick from reeds.

This Marsh Warbler has caught a caterpillar (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, river Bug, Masovia, Poland, May 2016]

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