Madagascar Swamp Warbler

The Madagascar Swamp-warbler is a species of Old World warbler in the Sylviidae family. It is found only in Madagascar. Its natural habitat is swamps.

The Madagascar Swamp Warbler is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Madagascar Swamp Warbler in the reedbeds and Squacco Heron, Hottentot Teal, Black-winged Stilt and Madagascar Coucal. The coastline produced some waders and our first common but beautiful Souimanga Sunbirds and Crested Drongos and a large colony of the sociable and gregarious Sakalava Weaver. We found many Madagascar Nightjars coming out to play at dusk and enjoyed good views of these flying around by the side of the road. More

Madagascar Swamp Warbler was quickly added to the list and an exceptionally responsive Madagascar Rail did the dawn patrol march backwards and forwards in front of us when we played the tape! Lunch beckoned. The success of the morning had us humming. After shovelling lunch down our faces it was back into the forest. I was so pleased we rushed lunch, and on the way back we spotted a large raptor circling. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Sylviidae
Genus : Acrocephalus
Species : newtoni
Authority : (Hartlaub, 1863)