Greater Swamp Warbler

Acrocephalus rufescens - Rousserolle des cannes

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Acrocephalidés

  • Genus
    :

    Acrocephalus

  • Species
    :

    rufescens

Descriptor

Sharpe Bouvier, 1877

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Greater Swamp Warbler (Acrocephalus rufescens) is a species of bird in the Acrocephalidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Acrocephalus rufescens senegalensis (Senegal and Gambia)
  • Acrocephalus rufescens rufescens (Ghana to nw DRCongo)
  • Acrocephalus rufescens chadensis (Chad)
  • Acrocephalus rufescens ansorgei (nw Angola, s Sudan and w Kenya to ne Namibia, n Botswana and w Zimbabwe,)

Foreign names

  • Rousserolle des cannes,
  • Carricero rufo,
  • Rouxinol-grande-dos-pântanos,
  • Papyrusrohrsänger,
  • papirusz nádiposzáta,
  • Papyrusrietzanger,
  • Cannaiola maggiore,
  • Sumpsångare,
  • Papyrussanger,
  • trsteniarik hnedkavý,
  • rákosník větší,
  • Brun Sumpsanger,
  • ruskorastaskerttunen,
  • Rooibruinrietsanger,
  • boscarla bruna,
  • trzciniak papirusowy,
  • Рыжая камышовка,
  • オオアシナガヨシキリ,
  • 大沼泽苇莺,
  • 大沼澤葦鶯,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Illustration

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