Acrocephalus dumetorum

Acrocephalus dumetorum, Bly.

516. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 155 ; Butler, Guzerat; Stray Feathers, Vol. III, p. 479 ; Deccan, Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 405 ; Murray's Vertebrate Zoology of Sind, p. 148.

THE LESSER REED WARBLER.

Length, 6 ; wing, 2.4 ; tarsus, 0.9 ; bill at front, 0.4. Bill dusky, fleshy at base beneath; irides yellow-brown; legs red-brown.

Above olive-brown, with a pale supercilium ; beneath whitish-tinged with pale earthy-brown.

The Lesser Reed Warbler occurs during the winter months' in many parts of the district; it is not common, and appears to be locally distributed.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Acrocephalus dumetorum
Spp Author: 
Bly.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
210
Common name: 
Lesser Reed Warbler
M_ID: 
23260
M_CN: 
Blyth's Reed Warbler
M_SN: 
Acrocephalus dumetorum
id: 
11662

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