Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Warblers :: Eurasian Reed-Warbler

Eurasian Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus

Described by: Hermann (1804)
Alternate common name(s): Eurasian Reed-warbler, European Reed-warbler, Reed Warbler, Common Reed-warbler
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Aiguamolls de lEmporda, Cataluna, Spain - May 5, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Arnas, Rhone, Rhone-Alpes, France - May, 1991 © Pascal Dubois  Montreuil-Juigné, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de La Loire, France - May 25, 2002 © Alain Fossé  France - Date unknown © Jean-Philippe Paris  Ile dOuessant, Finistère, Bretagne, France - Aug 18, 2006 © Aurélien Audevard 
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W. Europe to c. Asia and ne. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Europe from s. British Isles, and s. Scandinavia e. across c. Russia (Apaj Puszta, Kiskunsag National Park, Hungary) to w. Russia s. to the Mediterranean region to Turkey, nw. Africa (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, n. Libya and ne. Egypt.
Winters s. to wc. and e. Africa.
(2) Asia Minor in s. Russia, Iran, and the Kirghiz steppes and Lake Zaysan. Probably also in w. China (w. Sinkiang).
Winters in e. Africa.
(3) Mangroves along the coasts of Red Sea and Gulf of Aden in Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia and sw. Arabia (Saudi Arabia and Yemen).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Frans van der Veen
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Avisoft
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Jeff Blincows Sound Gallery
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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