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 Acrocephalus scirpaceus
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This taxon is Not Recognised as a species by BirdLife International.

Taxonomic source(s)
Cramp, S.; Perrins, C. M. 1977-1994. Handbook of the birds of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The birds of the western Palearctic. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Taxonomic note
Acrocephalus scirpaceus and A. baeticatus (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993) have been lumped into A. scirpaceus following Dowsett and Forbes-Watson (1993).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Acrocephalus scirpaceus. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Additional resources for this species

ARKive species - Eurasian reed-warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) 0

Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Not Recognised
Family Sylviidae (Old World warblers)
Species name author (Hermann, 1804)