- Acrocephalus dumetorum
12-14 cm (4¾-5½ in)
- Plain brown back
- Pale underparts
Juvenile: more yellow underparts
Breeds mainly in the Eastern Palearctic; winters in India and Sri Lanka.
The breeding range extends into the Western Palearctic into western Russia and Finland where the species is found mainly in the south around Helsinki but also up along the coast to Oulu.
Scrub and tall plants, Open country with bushes and other small vegetation, orchards, woodland and semi-evergreen forest.
The diet includes insects and some berries.
They nest in a bush; the clutch consists of 4-6 eggs.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- BF Member observations
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Blyth's Reed Warbler. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 27 January 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Blyth%27s_Reed_Warbler