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Lesser Swamp-Warbler

Acrocephalus gracilirostris (Hartlaub, 1864)

The Lesser Swamp Warbler or Cape Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus gracilirostris) is an Old World warbler in the genus Acrocephalus. It is a resident breeder in Africa from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Chad and Ethiopia south to South Africa. This is a common species of reedbeds in standing water. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Acrocephalidae
Genus:
  Acrocephalus

Scientific:
  Acrocephalus gracilirostris

Citation:
  (Hartlaub, 1864)

Reference:
  Ibis p.348

Protonym:
  Calamoherpe gracilirostris

Avibase ID:
  4AA7817DADA134EB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4AA7817D

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 558417

Geographic range:

  • Acrocephalus gracilirostris [gracilirostris or zuluensis]: southeastern Zimbabwe and southern Mozambique to southern Namibia and South Africa
  • Acrocephalus gracilirostris neglectus: W Chad
  • Acrocephalus gracilirostris jacksoni: southern Sudan to western Kenya, Uganda, and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Acrocephalus gracilirostris tsanae: NW Ethiopia (Lake Tana)
  • Acrocephalus gracilirostris leptorhynchus: eastern Ethiopia, southern Somalia, and southeastern Kenya to southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, southeastern Zambia, northern Zimbabwe, and Malawi
  • Acrocephalus gracilirostris parvus: Highlands of sw Ethiopia to Kenya, n Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi
  • Acrocephalus gracilirostris cunenensis: SW Angola to n Namibia, n Botswana, sw Zambia, w Zimbabwe
  • Acrocephalus gracilirostris winterbottomi: N and nw Zambia to e Angola and sw Tanzania
  • Show more...
English:
Lesser Swamp-Warbler
Czech:
rákosník jižní
German:
Kaprohrsänger
Danish:
Sumpsanger
Spanish:
Carricero Picofino
Finnish:
afrikanruokokerttunen
French:
Rousserolle à bec fin
Italian:
Cannaiola minore
Japanese:
ashinagayoshikiri
Japanese:
アシナガヨシキリ
Dutch:
Kaapse Rietzanger
Norwegian:
Kaffersanger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dunkjevlesongar
Polish:
trzciniak jasnobrewy
Portuguese:
Rouxinol pequeno dos Pantanos
Russian:
Капская камышовка
Slovak:
trsteniarik čiernonohý
Swedish:
mindre sumpsångare
Ukrainian:
Очеретянка світлоброва
Chinese:
细嘴苇莺


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Rousserolle à bec fin ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Rousserolle à bec fin ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Lesser Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Lesser Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 2]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Acrocephalus gracilirostris [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Acrocephalus gracilirostris [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Acrocephalus gracilirostris [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Lesser Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus gracilirostris) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Acrocephalus gracilirostris [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Acrocephalus gracilirostris [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Kaapse Rietsanger
Catalan: boscarla becfina
Czech: Rákosník jižní
Danish: Sumpsanger
German: Kaprohrsänger
English: African Swamp-Warbler, Cape African Reed Warbler, Cape Reed Warbler, Cape Reed-Warbler, Greater Swamp Warbler, Lesser Swamp Reed-Warbler, Lesser Swamp Warbler, Lesser Swamp-Warbler, Swamp Warbler, Swamp-Warbler
English (IOC): Lesser Swamp Warbler
English (Kenya): Lesser Swamp Warbler
Spanish: Carricero Pantanoso, Carricero Picofino
Spanish (Spain): Carricero Picofino
Spanish (HBW): Lesser Swamp Warbler
Estonian: bantu roolind
Finnish: Afrikanruokokerttunen
French: Rousserolle à bec fin, Rousserolle à bec mince, Rousserolle du Cap
Hungarian: fokföldi nádiposzáta
Italian: Cannaiola beccofine, Cannaiola minore
Japanese: ashinagayoshikiri
Japanese: アシナガヨシキリ
Kwangali: Niini
Scientific: Acrocephalus gracilirostris, Acrocephalus gracilirostris gracilirostris, Acrocephalus jacksoni, Acrocephalus leptorhycnhus, Acrocephalus neglecta, Acrocephalus nuerensis, Acrocephalus palustris, Acrocephalus parvus, Calamocichla gracilirostris, Calamoherpe gracilirostris
Lithuanian: Kapinė nendrinukė
Dutch: Kaapse Rietzanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dunkjevlesongar
Norwegian: dunkjevlesanger, Kaffersanger
Polish: trzciniak jasnobrewy
Portuguese: Rouxinol pequeno dos Pantanos, Rouxinol-pequeno-dos-pantanos, Rouxinol-pequeno-dos-pântanos
Russian: Капская камышевка, Капская камышовка
Slovak: trsteniarik čiernonohý
Shona: Timba
Sotho, Southern: Soamahlaka-ntšitšoeu
Swedish: Kaffersångare, mindre sumpsångare
Swahili: Shoro Mdomo-mwembamba
Ukrainian: Очеретянка світлоброва
Chinese: 细嘴苇莺
Chinese (Traditional): 細嘴葦鶯

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