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Acrocephalus luscinia (Nightingale Reed-warbler; Old World Reed Warbler)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Nightingale Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus luscinius) is a critically endangered songbird of the Mariana Islands. The Chamorro name for the bird is Ga`ga` Karisu (bird of the reeds). The species is approximately 17 cm (7 inches) long, and is greyish olive-brown above with a pale-yellow underside. It inhabits wetlands, thickets and the margins of forests. The female is slightly smaller than the male. Both sexes have a long bill compared to other reed warbler species.
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Adult Weight [1]  29.8 grams


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Marianas tropical dry forests Micronesia Oceania Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests    





Species recognized by Banks R.C., 17-Oct-2001, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Baker, RH 1951. The avifauna of Micronesia. Its origin, evolution, and distribution. University of Kansas Publications Museum of Natural History 3(1), 1-359.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06
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