sedge warbler


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sedge warbler

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(Animals) a European songbird, Acrocephalus schoenobaenus, of reed beds and swampy areas, having a streaked brownish plumage with white eye stripes: family Muscicapidae (Old World flycatchers, etc)
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Noun1.sedge warbler - small European warbler that breeds among reeds and wedges and winters in Africasedge warbler - small European warbler that breeds among reeds and wedges and winters in Africa
Old World warbler, true warbler - small active brownish or greyish Old World birds
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The song may be compared to that of the Sedge warbler, but is more powerful; some harsh notes and some very high ones, being mingled with a pleasant warbling.
The first Sedge Warbler of the year was at RSPB Conwy on Friday and a Cuckoo was reported from Conwy's Coed Benarth on Monday.
In addition to these two main target species, project actions will also focus on another four species listed in the Birds Directive: purple heron (Ardea purpurea), spotted crake (Porzana porzana), Savi%s warbler (Locustella luscinoides) and sedge warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus), along with several other bird species associated with reed beds.
The site has been colonised by reed warbler, reed bunting and sedge warbler, blackcap, water rail and common snipe.
Over three weeks the cameras will be covering a new area, showing us the wet woodland, reed bed and rare bog areas of the reserve to follow lapwing, redshank, teal, reed bunting, sedge warbler and, with luck, stonechat and bullfinch.
Over three weeks, the cameras will be showing us the wet woodland, reed bed and rare bog areas to follow lapwing, redshank, teal, reed bunting, sedge warbler and, with luck, stonechat and bullfinch.
Over the next three weeks the Springwatch cameras will be covering a new area of the reserve for the first time revealing the wet woodland, reed-bed, and rare bog areas of the reserve, to follow the lives of lapwing, redshank, teal, reed bunting, sedge warbler and, with luck, stonechat and bullfinch.
On the viewing platform we had sedge warbler and moving into the woodland we heard a wren, belting out its song.
Some seasonal flooding still attracts birds, like mallard, moorhen, curlew, redshank, snipe, and lapwing, which join yellow wagtail, partridge, sedge warbler and reed bunting.
positive) 2004 2005 Common name Taxonomic name Jurmo Tauvo Lagskar Willow warbler Phylloscopus 29 105 159 trochilus Garden warbler Sylvia borin 1 1 46 Spotted flycatcher Muscicapa striata 7 1 36 Pied flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 7 19 13 Redstart Phoenicurus 8 16 10 phoenicurus Whitethroat Sylvia communis 1 34 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica 1 30 1 Lesser whitethroat Sylvia curruca 4 24 Sedge warbler Acrocephalus 3 schoenobaenus Red-backed shrike Lanius collurio 1 8 (1) Robin Erithacus rubecula 2 2 (1) 5 Song thrush Turdus philomelos 11 (1) Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 4 6 Redpoll Carduelis flammea 3 1 Other (<5 5 5 19 individuals/ species) ([dagger]) Total 70 196 362 No.
Cetti's Warbler, stoutly bred out of that nice mare Sedge Warbler, ran with more promise than most of her rivals in a novice hurdle over further at Towcester a month ago, and wouldn't have to improve much, if at all, to stand a decent chance of finishing second or third to the winner, Bourbon Manhattan.