Eurasian Reed Warbler

Acrocephalus scirpaceus - Rousserolle effarvatte

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Acrocephalidés

  • Genus
    :

    Acrocephalus

  • Species
    :

    scirpaceus

Descriptor

Hermann, 1804

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 13 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 19 cm.
  • Weight
    : 10 à 15 g
Longevity

12 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Eurasian Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) is a species of bird in the Acrocephalidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Acrocephalus scirpaceus scirpaceus (Europe to w Russia, Ukraine and w Turkey, nw Africa)
  • Acrocephalus scirpaceus fuscus (n Egypt and c Turkey through the Middle East to se European Russia, n Iran, Kazakhstan and nw China)
  • Acrocephalus scirpaceus avicenniae (coasts of the Red Sea)
  • Acrocephalus scirpaceus ammon (Oasis along the Libya/Egypt border region.)

Foreign names

  • Rousserolle effarvatte,
  • Carricero común,
  • Rouxinol-pequeno-dos-caniços,
  • Teichrohrsänger,
  • Cserregő nádiposzáta,
  • Kleine Karekiet,
  • Cannaiola eurasiatica,
  • Rörsångare,
  • Rørsanger,
  • trsteniarik bahenný,
  • rákosník obecný,
  • Rørsanger,
  • rytikerttunen,
  • Hermanse Rietsanger,
  • boscarla de canyar,
  • Sefsöngvari,
  • trzcinniczek (zwyczajny),
  • ezeru ķauķis,
  • srpična trstnica,
  • Тростниковая камышевка,
  • ヨーロッパヨシキリ,
  • 芦莺,
  • 蘆葦鶯〔歐葦鶯〕,

Voice song and cries

Rousserolle effarvatte
♂ adult

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha)

Geographic range

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