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Sedge Warbler

(Acrocephalus schoenobaenus)
German name(s): "Schilfrohrsänger"
Size: 11.5-13 cm; wing span: 17-21 cm
Weight: 8-19 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 Sedge Warbler at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Full-frontal view of a Sedge Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, June 2016]

Near-lateral view of a Sedge Warbler on its vantage point (photo courtesy of Beata from Warsaw)
[Biebrza National Park, Poland, May 2016]

Near-lateral view of a Sedge Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Biebrza National Park, Poland, May 2016]

Near-lateral view of a Sedge Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, June 2016]

Lateral view of a Sedge Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Biebrza National Park, Poland, May 2016]

Lateral view of a Sedge Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Biebrza National Park, Poland, May 2016]

Lateral view of a Sedge Warbler calling from the top of a shrub; this is the bird whose calls were recorded on 9 May 2016 (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Biebrza National Park, Poland, May 2016]

Dorsal view of a Sedge Warbler; note the characteristic light edges around the tail (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, June 2016]

Pair of Sedge Warblers (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, June 2016]

Call(s)/Song

For this species we have recorded the following call(s)/song. The interpretation of their meaning is our own; comments and suggestions for improvement are welcome.

sedgwrb_dw_20160509.mp3 (Poland) ? © DW

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