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Acrocephalus palustris (Marsh Warbler)

Wikipedia Abstract

The marsh warbler (Acrocephalus palustris) is an Old World warbler currently classified in the family Acrocephalidae. It breeds in temperate Europe and western Asia and winters mainly in south east Africa. It is notable for incorporating striking imitations of a wide variety of other birds into its song.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
7
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
24
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.3532
EDGE Score: 1.99514

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  12 grams
Birth Weight [2]  1.9 grams
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  20 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  80 %
Forages - Mid-High [3]  50 %
Forages - Understory [3]  50 %
Female Maturity [1]  1 year
Male Maturity [1]  1 year
Clutch Size [5]  4
Clutches / Year [4]  1
Incubation [4]  13 days
Maximum Longevity [1]  10 years
Migration [6]  Intercontinental
Wing Span [4]  8 inches (.2 m)

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

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Ecosystems

Important Bird Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Prey / Diet

Abax pilleri[7]
Adelphocoris quadripunctatus[7]
Cryphoeca silvicola[7]
Mesembrina meridiana (Mid-day Fly)[7]
Yponomeuta evonymella (Full-spotted Ermel Moth)[7]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Predators

Sagittarius serpentarius (Secretarybird)[8]

Providers

Shelter 
Filipendula ulmaria (Meadowsweet)[7]
Tanacetum bipinnatum subsp. bipinnatum (Tansy)[7]
Urtica dioica (California nettle)[7]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Leucochloridium phragmitophila <Unverified Name>[9]

Distribution

External References

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
3Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
4British Trust for Ornithology
5Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
6Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
7Ecology of Commanster
8del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
9Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License