GREAT REED-WARBLER

(Acrocephalus arundinaceus)

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Roberts VI / VII 628 / 648
Clements 2000 140.0780
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 136-94
A medium bird (19-20 cm), breeding in Eurasia, and migrating to Africa. It is a locally common migrant in southern Africa, absent from the south west. It inhabits reedbeds and rank vegetation and is solitary. It eats insects, spiders and tiny frogs

List of Stamps showing Great Reed-Warbler

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Burundi 0554 0639 1970 5f
Burundi 0578 0696 1970 30f
Congo (Brazzaville) 0618 0628 1978 150f
Kuwait 0590 0587 1973 10f
Liberia     2000 $5
Mongolia 2198 2236 1991 1t40
Rumania 3371 2502 1966 15b