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Greater Swamp-Warbler

Acrocephalus rufescens (Sharpe & Bouvier, 1876)

The Greater Swamp Warbler (Acrocephalus rufescens) is a species of Old World warbler in the Acrocephalidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is swamps. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Acrocephalidae
Genus:
  Acrocephalus

Scientific:
  Acrocephalus rufescens

Citation:
  (Sharpe & Bouvier, 1876)

Reference:
  Bull.Soc.Zool.France 1 p.307

Protonym:
  Bradypterus rufescens

Avibase ID:
  C8857CC89B8B665D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C8857CC8

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 558427

Geographic range:

  • Acrocephalus rufescens rufescens: Ghana to Nigeria, Cameroon, Cabinda and nw Democratic Republic of the Congo; Bioko
  • Acrocephalus rufescens senegalensis: Senegal
  • Acrocephalus rufescens chadensis: Lake Chad environs
  • Acrocephalus rufescens ansorgei: South Sudan to eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, and western Kenya south to northwestern Angola, northern Botswana, and northwestern Zimbabwe
English:
Greater Swamp-Warbler
Czech:
rákosník větší
German:
Papyrusrohrsänger
Danish:
Brun Sumpsanger
Spanish:
Carricero Rufo
Finnish:
ruskorastaskerttunen
French:
Rousserolle des cannes
Italian:
Cannaiola maggiore
Japanese:
ooashinagayoshikiri
Japanese:
オオアシナガヨシキリ
Dutch:
Papyrusrietzanger
Norwegian:
Papyrussanger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Papyrussongar
Polish:
trzciniak papirusowy
Portuguese:
Rouxinol-grande-dos-pântanos
Russian:
Рыжая камышовка
Slovak:
trsteniarik hnedkavý
Swedish:
större sumpsångare
Ukrainian:
Очеретянка бура
Chinese:
大沼泽苇莺


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Rousserolle des cannes ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Rousserolle des cannes ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [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:
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Rufous Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Rufous Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Greater Swamp-warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Greater Swamp Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Acrocephalus rufescens [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Acrocephalus rufescens [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Acrocephalus rufescens [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Greater Swamp-Warbler ( Acrocephalus rufescens) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Acrocephalus rufescens [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Acrocephalus rufescens [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Rooibruinrietsanger
Catalan: boscarla bruna
Czech: Rákosník menší, rákosník větší, ráskosník větší
Danish: Brun Sumpsanger
German: Dickschnabel-Rohrsänger-rufescens, Papyrusrohrsänger, Papyrus-Rohrsänger
English: Greater Swamp Warbler, Greater Swamp-Warbler, Rufous Cane Warbler, Rufous Reed Warbler, Rufous Swamp Warbler, Rufous Swamp-Warbler, Thick-belled wabler
English (IOC): Greater Swamp Warbler
English (Kenya): Greater Swamp Warbler
Spanish: Carricero Rufo
Spanish (Spain): Carricero Rufo
Spanish (HBW): Greater Swamp Warbler
Estonian: papüüruse-roolind
Finnish: Ruskorastaskerttunen
French: Fauvette aquatique roussâtre, Grande Fauvette aquatique, Rousserolle des cannes
Hungarian: papirusz nádiposzáta
Italian: Cannaiola maggiore, Cannaiola rossiccia
Japanese: ooashinagayoshikiri
Japanese: オオアシナガヨシキリ
Scientific: Acrocephalus aedon rufescens, Acrocephalus ansorgei, Acrocephalus chadensis, Acrocephalus foxi, Acrocephalus niloticus, Acrocephalus rufescens, Acrocephalus rufescens rufescens, Bradypterus rufescens
Lithuanian: Didžioji nendrinukė
Dutch: Papyrusrietzanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Papyrussongar
Norwegian: Papyrussanger
Polish: trzciniak papirusowy
Portuguese: Rouxinol-grande-dos-pântanos
Russian: Рыжая камышевка, Рыжая камышовка
Slovak: trsteniarik hnedkavý
Swedish: större sumpsångare, Sumpsångare
Swahili: Shoro-lambo
Ukrainian: Очеретянка бура
Chinese: 大沼泽苇莺
Chinese (Traditional): 大沼澤葦鶯

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