Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Warblers :: Greater Swamp-Warbler

Greater Swamp-Warbler Acrocephalus rufescens

Described by: Sharpe; Bouvier (1876)
Alternate common name(s): Greater Swamp-warbler, Rufous Swamp-warbler, Rufous Cane-warbler, Long-clawed Papyrus-warbler
Old scientific name(s): Calamocichla rufescens


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W. to c. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Mauritania, Sengambia, and Mali.
(2) Ghana, Togo, s. Nigeria, s. Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Cabinda, Central African Republic and Zaire). Fernando Po.
(3) Lake Chad.
(4) S. Sudan, n. and e. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w. Kenya, w. Tanzania, Zambia, n. and e. Angola, n. and e. Botswana, Namibia, and Zimbabwe.


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


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