Acrocephalus

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Synonyms for Acrocephalus

a genus of Sylviidae

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Other species of international conservation concern found in the traps are Great Reed Warbler, Nightjar, Golden Oriole, Wryneck, several species of shrikes, flycatchers and the local subspecies of the Scops Owl for which Cyprus has a special responsibility.
(nymphs) collected on great reed warblers and in Ixodes spp.
Polygyny in Great Reed Warblers: a long-term study of factors contributing to male fitness.
Here we go one step further in tracing fitness differences by analyzing the lifetime reproductive success of great reed warblers philopatric to our Swedish study site compared to that of immigrants.
One of the toughest to identify are Marsh Warblers as they look so similar to Reed Warblers, which nest here in North Wales.
The most common species in the traps were Blackcaps, Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warblers, Nightingales, and Reed Warblers, all long distant-migrants with populations declining in most EU countries.
Also at the presentation was Wild About Tamworth officer Mel Westlake who said the nature reserve was a particularly rare habitat because of its extensive reedbed and the various species it attracts and said: "It is an excellent site very close to the centre of Tamworth which benefits birds such as snipes and reed warblers. The Wild About Tamworth project started in 2003 with the aim of creating new nature reserves and improving existing wild spaces.
"We leave lots of cover because if fields are too tidy birds such as linnets, yellow hammers and reed warblers get taken out by predators, such as Peregrine, barn owls and ravens.
To fight back, reed warblers (a common host across Europe) have a first line of defence: they attack, or 'mob', the female cuckoo, which reduces the chance that their nest is parasitized.
Reed warblers are a speciality of the reserve which holds the biggest breeding population this far north in the UK.
Volunteers have helped to propagate 20,000 reed seedlings to create a new, twohectare reed bed which will take several years to mature and become a home to sedge warblers, reed warblers, reed buntings and water rail.
I've recently seen broods of reed buntings, wrens, blackbirds, common whitethroats and reed warblers.
When the ringing scheme started there were no reed warblers. There are now 100 pairs every year.
Around the water, you might see a kingfisher and,during the summer,noisy young grebes and reed warblers,as well as huge dragonflies; the reserve is one of the top sites in the region for them.