SEDGE WARBLER

Previously known as European Sedge Warbler (6)

(Acrocephalus schoenobaenus)

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Roberts VI / VII 634 / 644
Clements 2000 140.0690
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 136-84
A small bird (12 to 14 cm), breeding in Europe and Asia and migrating to Africa. It is a fairly common non breeding migrant largely absent from the drier west. It is solitary inhabiting low aquatic vegetation and eating insects.

List of Stamps showing Sedge Warbler

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Belgium 3079a 2629 1991 6f 50
Benin     2000 300f
Burundi 0557 0642 1970 6f 50
Burundi 0581 0699 1970 50f
Uganda 0480   1985 115s