The Oriental Reed-Warble is brown above with whitish underside. It has fine grey streaks on throat and chest. The Oriental Reed-Warble is larger and paler than the more common Australian Reed-Warbler and has shorter thicker bill.
18cm - 20cm
reed beds, grassland, wetlands
mainly insects and other small invertebrates
lays two to six eggs in cup shaped nest amongst reeds
breeds in Siberia, Mongolia, China, Korea and Japan. It is a rare visitor to Australia. The winter range is from India to South east Asia.
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Oriental Reed-Warbler|
Relatives in same Genus
Australian Reed-Warbler (A. australis)
Clamorous Reed Warbler (A. stentoreus)