Pitcairn Reed Warbler

It is endemic to Pitcairn Island in the southern Pacific. Locally known as the Sparrow , it used to be common throughout the island, where it is the only land bird. It was formerly classified as a Vulnerable species by the IUCN due to its small range.

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

endemic, the Pitcairn Reed Warbler, is common on the island, so we will have no trouble finding some. As we wait for the zodiacs to take us back to Braveheart , we will be only about 100 meters from where the blazing hulk of the Bounty sank after the mutineers decided to burn her to leave no easily visible trace of their presence. As with any such tale, both sides have strong views. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Sylviidae
Genus : Acrocephalus
Species : vaughani
Authority : (Sharpe, 1900)