Little Rush Warbler

Bradypterus baboecala - Bouscarle caqueteuse

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Locustellidés

  • Genus
    :

    Bradypterus

  • Species
    :

    baboecala

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1817

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 11 à 17 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Little Rush Warbler (Bradypterus baboecala) is a species of bird in the Locustellidae family.

Subspecific information 8 Subspecies

  • Bradypterus baboecala chadensis (w Chad)
  • Bradypterus baboecala sudanensis (s Sudan)
  • Bradypterus baboecala abyssinicus (Ethiopia)
  • Bradypterus baboecala tongensis (se Kenya to e South Africa)
  • Bradypterus baboecala msiri (e Angola and se DRCongo to n and w Zambia and ne Botswana, also ?? Ghana to Cameroon)
  • Bradypterus baboecala benguellensis (w Angola)
  • Bradypterus baboecala transvaalensis (c Zimbabwe to Lesotho and e South Africa)
  • Bradypterus baboecala baboecala (s South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Bouscarle caqueteuse,
  • Zarzalero charlatán,
  • Felosa-dos-juncos-africana,
  • Sumpfbuschsänger,
  • mocsári bozótposzáta,
  • Moerasstruikzanger,
  • Macchiarolo africano,
  • Dvärgsmygsångare,
  • Bantusanger,
  • svrkavec bahenný,
  • cetie rákosní,
  • Rørsmutte,
  • ruokometsäkerttunen,
  • Kaapse Vleisanger,
  • matoller xerraire,
  • krótkolotka bagienna,
  • Болотная пестрогрудка,
  • アフリカスゲヨシキリ,
  • 蒲草短翅莺,
  • 蒲短翅鶯,

Voice song and cries

Bouscarle caqueteuse
adult

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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