BASRA REED-WARBLER

Considered a sub-species of Great Reed Warbler (H)

(Acrocephalus griseldis or Acrocephalus arundinaceus (griseldis) (H))

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Roberts VI / VII 629 / 649
Clements 2000 140.0820
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
136-94(3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
A smallish bird (16-17 cm), breeding in Iraq and migrating to east Africa. It is a very rare migrant to the Zambesi and Mocambique. It inhabits tall weedy growth and eats insects.

 

List of Stamps showing Basra Reed-Warbler

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