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Greater Swamp-Warbler

Acrocephalus rufescens (Sharpe & Bouvier, 1876)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens ansorgei Bram Piot 2013-03-09 Chaminuka Lodge, Central Province, Central (Zambia) (1100 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

125565
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens ansorgei James Bradley 2020-03-04 Lake Kanyaboli, Siaya, Siaya (Kenya) (1100 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

538460
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens ansorgei James Bradley 2020-03-04 Lake Kanyaboli, Siaya, Siaya (Kenya) (1100 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

538462
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens Peter Boesman 2016-09-17 Chabilikila area, Luapula province, Luapula (Zambia) song - [sono] 338903
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens senegalensis Bram Piot 2019-12-31 Technopôle, Dakar, Dakar (Senegal) (0 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

516380
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens Rory Nefdt 2014-12-29 Brindavan River Camp, Zambezi River, Lusaka (Zambia) (360 m) song -

An Unseen Warbler in papyrus and reeds along banks of Zambezi River

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

209377
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens senegalensis Bram Piot 2013-01-13 Technopôle, Dakar, Dakar (Senegal) (1 m) call -

call or short song phrase

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

118274
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens James Bradley 2017-12-02 Dunga, Kisumu, Kisumu (Kenya) (1150 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

396324
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens senegalensis Bram Piot 2013-01-13 Technopôle, Dakar, Dakar (Senegal) (1 m) call -

call or short song phrase, 2nd bird responding in distance

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

118275
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens Peter Boesman 2016-09-17 Chabilikila area, Luapula province, Luapula (Zambia) song - [sono] 338904
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens ansorgei James Bradley 2020-03-04 Lake Kanyaboli, Siaya, Siaya (Kenya) (1100 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

538459
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens Bram Piot 2017-01-14 Dallal Bosso river, Boboye, Dosso, Dosso (Niger) (200 m) call -

In dense typha growth. Apparently a new locality for this species. Other background species may include African Silverbill, Red-billed Quelea?

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

350519
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens senegalensis Bram Piot 2018-09-20 Technopôle, Dakar, Dakar (Senegal) (0 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

434855
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens senegalensis Bram Piot 2018-08-22 Technopôle, Dakar, Dakar (Senegal) (0 m) call, song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

432067
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens rufescens Bram Piot 2014-12-13 Obala, Centre, Centre (Cameroon) (550 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

206379
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens senegalensis Bram Piot 2016-04-17 Technopôle, Dakar, Dakar (Senegal) (0 m) call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

312775
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens senegalensis Bram Piot 2019-04-22 STEP de Saint-Louis, Saint-Louis (Senegal) (0 m) call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

469498
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens rufescens Bram Piot 2014-12-13 Obala, Centre, Centre (Cameroon) (550 m) song -

Probably same bird as XC206379

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

206380
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens senegalensis Bram Piot 2017-04-04 Technopôle, Dakar, Dakar (Senegal) (0 m) alarm call -

Two birds in reedbed on edge of pond; probably only one calling. Assumed to be alarm call.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

362936
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens rufescens Bram Piot 2015-10-31 Plaine du Sô, Abomey-Calavi, Atlantique (Benin) (0 m) call, song -

Call at start of recording, single song burst at 0:32 by a second bird nearby

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

288066
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens senegalensis Bram Piot 2014-05-10 Bango, Saint-Louis, Saint-Louis, Saint-Louis (Senegal) (0 m) song -

Windy conditions partially filtered out; frog chorus in background

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

177994
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens Jason Anderson 17-01-2010 Kabaya Valley Papyrus Swamps, SE Rwanda , Kibungo (Rwanda) (1400 m) song (C) -   42875
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens Marcell Claassen 20-03-2010 Lake Bulera, Musanze, Ruhengeri (Rwanda) (1780 m) song (C) -   48354
xeno-canto.org
Greater Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus rufescens rufescens Mike Nelson 2012-03-31 Mt Kupe, Nature Trail, Nyasoso, Sud-Ouest (Cameroon) (1300 m) Song (C) - Singing from a tall reed bed, singing from a church in the background 99199
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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