Alternative name: Eastern Rush Warbler
- Bradypterus centralis
13–15 cm (5-6 in)
- Drab brownish overall plumage with lighter underparts
Central African Highlands.
Gill and Donsker recognize two subspecies:
- B. c. centralis:
- B. c. elgonensis:
Dickinson also includes chadensis and sudanensis in this species, Gill and Donsker keep them in Little Rush Warbler.
Swamps, wetlands, reed and sedge beds
Normally skulkers, these birds sometimes call from higher up on bulrushes or reeds.
Their diet mostly consists of small insects and ant eggs.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2015. IOC World Bird Names (version 5.4). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
- Dickinson, EC, ed. 2014. The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. 4th ed. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0956861122
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Highland Rush Warbler. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 23 October 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Highland_Rush_Warbler