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

Lesser Swamp-Warbler Acrocephalus gracilirostris

Described by: Hartlaub (1864)
Alternate common name(s): Lesser Swamp-warbler, Swamp Warbler, Lesser Swamp Reed-warbler, African Swamp-warbler, Cape Reed-warbler
Old scientific name(s): Calamocichla gracilirostris


South Africa - Sep, 2001 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Bona Manzi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Date unknown © Gordon Holtshausen 
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E. and s. Africa;
Fragmented distribution in the n. part of its range;
(1) Lake Chad in w. Chad.
(2) Ne. Zaire, se. Sudan, Uganda and w. Kenya.
(3) Nw. Ethiopia (Lake Tana).
(4) Ethiopia to Kenya, Tanzania, s. Zaire, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and e. South Africa (e. Transvaal and coastal Natal).
(5) Highlands of sw. Ethiopia, s. Somalia, Kenya, n. Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi.
(6) Sw. Angola to n. Namibia, n. Botswana, sw. Zambia and w. Zimbabwe. Nigeria?
(7) E. Angola, n. and nw. Zambia to sw. Tanzania.
(8) S. Mozambique, se. Zimbabwe and n. South Africa (Transvaal).


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


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