Sedge Warbler

Name: Sedge Warbler

Scientific name: Acrocephalus schoenobaenus

Category: Birds

Nature Stars: 50

What are nature stars?

About: A medium-sized warbler, about 13cm long. Sedge Warblers are birds of marshes, reedbeds and wetlands. They are sandy brown, streaky above with a dark streaked cap, a dark eye stripe and a broad pale eyebrow stripe. They sing from reeds and willow bushes. S

How to identify: A small, streaky warbler of wetlands, with a streaky cap and strong pale eyebrow stripe.

Where: A widespread summer visitor.

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 40
  • Agility: 60
  • Rarity: 40
  • Cute factor: 50
  • Traveller: 80

Fantastic fact: The closely related Aquatic Warbler breeds in bogs and marshes in Poland and Russia, and passes through the south of Britain in the autumn on their way to West Africa.

Photograph credit: Photo credit tbc


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  • Dolphilor
    • Date: 2010-08-03 15:29:06
    • Dolphilor

    I have never seen one.