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Marsh Warbler

(Acrocephalus palustris)
Size: 11.5-13 cm; wingspan: 18-21 cm
Weight: 8-20 g


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

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Sex unknown

Lateral view of a Marsh Warbler
[Campus of Sultan Qaboos University, near Muscat, May 2010]

Near-dorsal view of a Marsh Warbler
[Campus of Sultan Qaboos University, near Muscat, May 2010]

Additional information

More photos of Marsh Warblers are available from Europe.

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.

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