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Clamorous Reed-Warbler

(Acrocephalus stentoreus)
Size: 16-20 cm; wing span: 23-26 cm
Weight: ca. 29 g


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

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Clamorous Reed-Warbler at Wikipedia .

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Range, habitat

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Race "stentoreus"(?)


Sex unknown

Lateral view onto the upperparts of a Clamorous Reed-Warbler; note the distinct narrow supercilium and long, slender bill
[Campus of Sultan Qaboos University, near Muscat, May 2010]

Lateral/ventral view onto the underparts of a Clamorous Reed-Warbler
[Campus of Sultan Qaboos University, near Muscat, September 2009]


Social behaviour: Territorial Mobility: Sedentary Elementary unit: Pair

Food, Diet

Adults: Insects, spiders Dependents: Like adults Water intake: ?

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

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