Acrocephalus


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Synonyms for Acrocephalus

a genus of Sylviidae

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These criteria are essentially similar to those described in detail for the reed warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus (Karlsson et al.
phoenicurus (1) 1 SE D Acrocephalus scirpaceus (1) 4 SE 1 FE I.
Acrocephalus warblers are notoriously difficult to identify in the field and this particularly applies to individuals on migration, when they forsake their typical (and often characteristic) habitat and, sometimes, behaviour.
Black-Browed Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus bistrigiceps Yellow-bellied Prinia Prinia flaviventris Dark-necked Tailorbird Orthotomus atrogularis Rufous-tailed Tailorbird Orthotomus sericeus Ashy Tailorbird Orthotomus ruficeps Arctic Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus borealis Grey-chested Rhinomyias Rhinomyias umbratilis ?
Acrocephalus scirpaceus birds are migratory birds and live in central Europe from April to October and winter in sub-Saharan Africa in the region inhabited by Hyalomma spp.
Molecular phylogeny of Palearctic-African Acrocephalus and Hippolais warblers (Aves: Sylviidae).
Key words: Acrocephalus arundinaceus; mating system; Great Reed Warbler; nest predation; nest site selection; polygyny; territory quality.
Polygamy and breeding success among great reed warblers Acrocephalus arundinaceus.
It is frustrating to find that several plates of congeners that are both challenging to identify and well-represented within the region, such as the smaller unstreaked Acrocephalus warblers and female/first-winter wheatears, remain in their original format.
juveniles) Species 0 20 40 80 160 320 640 Acrocephalus scirpaceus 1 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Alcedo atthis 4 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Asio otus 1 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Carduelis carduelis 9 (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Carduelis chloris 12 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Cettia cetti 19 (4) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Hippolais pallida 49 (17) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Hippolais polyglotta 5 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Luscinia megarhynchos 4 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Oriolus oriolus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Passer domesticus 175 (109) 1 1 2 (1) 0 0 0 Pycnonotus barbatus 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 Serinus serinus 9 (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sturnus vulgaris 1 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sylvia melanocephala 18 (7) 0 0 0 0 0 0 Turdus merula 23 (18) 4 (1) 1 1 0 0 2 * Captured in June (n = 197) and July (n = 149 + 14 recaptured birds first sampled in June); only data for first capture are shown.
Territory infidelity in the polygynous great red warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus: the effect of variation in territory attractiveness.
positive) 2004 2005 Common name Taxonomic name Jurmo Tauvo Lagskar Willow warbler Phylloscopus 29 105 159 trochilus Garden warbler Sylvia borin 1 1 46 Spotted flycatcher Muscicapa striata 7 1 36 Pied flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 7 19 13 Redstart Phoenicurus 8 16 10 phoenicurus Whitethroat Sylvia communis 1 34 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica 1 30 1 Lesser whitethroat Sylvia curruca 4 24 Sedge warbler Acrocephalus 3 schoenobaenus Red-backed shrike Lanius collurio 1 8 (1) Robin Erithacus rubecula 2 2 (1) 5 Song thrush Turdus philomelos 11 (1) Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 4 6 Redpoll Carduelis flammea 3 1 Other (<5 5 5 19 individuals/ species) ([dagger]) Total 70 196 362 No.
In the polygynous Great Reed Warbler, Acrocephalus arundinaceus, males vigorously defend large breeding territories in which several females can breed simultaneously (Kluyver 1955, Dyrcz 1977, Catchpole 1983).
siskins, finches, sparrows, and some insectivorous songbirds, particularly among Sylvia and Acrocephalus warblers that forage in reed beds or dense stands of herbaceous plants (Table).
And in Great Reed Warblers, Acrocephalus arundinaceus, nests closest to neighboring males had a greater chance of containing young sired by EPF (Hasselquist et al.