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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Acrocephalidae.


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  • The large-billed reed warbler (Acrocephalus orinus) had not been seen since 1867, when a single bird of the species was reported in the northwest of India, a prominent ornithologist said yesterday.

    Archive 2007-03-01 2007

  • Round PD, Hansson B, Pearson DJ, Kennerley PR & Bensch S (2007) Lost and found: the enigmatic large-billed reed warbler Acrocephalus orinus rediscovered after 139 years.

    Archive 2007-03-01 2007

  • Migrant marsh harrier Circus cyaneus and reed warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus are common, also the threatened migrant white stork Ciconia ciconia.

    Ichkeul National Park, Tunisia 2008

  • Species that do not cross the river from the west include: Gallinago megala, Acrocephalus schoenobaenus, Fringilla coelebs, Luscinia luscinia, Corvus corone cornix.

    East Siberian taiga 2008

  • Other threatened birds include lesser kestral (Falco naumanni), corncrake (Crex crex), and aquatic warbler (Acrocephalus paludicola).

    Central European mixed forests 2008

  • The ecoregion, and the EBA, are the only breeding area of the Iraq babbler (Turdoides altirostris) and the Basra reed-warbler (Acrocephalus griseldis).

    Tigris-Euphrates alluvial salt marsh 2008

  • Seven bird species in this region are registered in the Red Data Book of Mongolia. 36 species are included in Appendix II of CITES, and 2 species are included in CITES Appendix I. Groves of Puccinellia-Typhaceae are the main habitat for bearded tit (Panurus biarmicus), black-browed reed warbler (Acrocephalus bistrigceps), and great reed warbler (Acroceohalus arundinaceus).

    Daurian forest steppe 2008

  • Of the 16 endemic birds found on these islands, seven are confined to Mauritius, four to Réunion, and two, the Rodgrigues warbler (Acrocephalus rodericanus, EN) and the Rodrigues fody (Foudia flavicans VU), to Rodrigues Island.

    Mascarene forests 2008

  • All four of the island's land birds are endemic, flightless Henderson rail Nesophylax ater, Stephen's lorikeet Vini stepheni (R), Henderson fruit dove Ptilinopus insularis, and Henderson warbler Acrocephalus vaughani taiti.

    Henderson Island, United Kingdom 2008

  • The remaining two species occur on only one island each - the endangered Raso lark (Alauda razae, CR) on Raso Island and the Cape Verde warbler (Acrocephalus brevipennis, EN) on Santiago Island.

    Cape Verde Islands dry forests 2008


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