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Marsh Warbler

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

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Marsh Warbler at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

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]

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.

More information on Marsh Warblers can be found on the page about Marsh Warblers in Europe.

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