Basra Reed-Warbler

It is found in aquatic vegetation in or around shallow, fresh or brackish water, still or flowing, mainly in dense reedbeds. It is found in thickets and bushland when migrating or wintering.

The Basra Reed-Warbler is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

* Basra Reed-warbler, Acrocephalus griseldis * Australian Reed-warbler, Acrocephalus australis * Nightingale Reed-warbler, Acrocephalus luscinia * Aguiguan Nightingale Reed-warbler, Acrocephalus luscinia nijoi – doubtfully distinct; extinct (c. More

Basra Reed-Warbler - Acrocephalus griseldis = IUCN Status: Lower Risk/Near Threatened IUCN Species Profile Acrocephalus: Acrocephalus stentoreus; Large-billed Reed-Warbler, Acrocephalus orinus; Basra Reed-Warbler, Acrocephalus griseldis; Australian Reed ... Basra Reed Warbler - Acrocephalus arundinaceus: Basra Reed Warbler - Acrocephalus arundinaceus (1 record/1 bird). Akrotiri Reed Bed. 21/06/1981, 1, Return to Species List. Basra Reed Warbler in Tanzania: TZbirdpages/BasraReedWarbler. More

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The only recorded breeding population of Basra Reed-warbler found outside of Iraq has been confirmed in Israel by conservationists at SPNI (BirdLife in Israel). After the discovery last year of four individual reed-warblers in Israel’s Hula Valley, SPNI have this year announced the return of three of these ringed individuals, along with one unmarked adult - confirmation that Basra Reed-warbler does indeed breed in Israel. More

6- Where did you catch exactly the Basra Reed-Warblers? Is that spot accessible for birders? Situation of the spot where Basra Reed-Warblers were ringed in the Hula Valley, following the informations of the Hula Birding Centre Map: Situation of ringing spot of Basra Reed-Warblers Itai Shanni: Yes it accessible, but it is on a privte land, thus has to be clarified before going, to prevent problems with the land owners. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Sylviidae
Genus : Acrocephalus
Species : griseldis
Authority : (Hartlaub, 1891)