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Madagascar Brush Warbler
Alternative names: Malagasy Brush Warbler; Madagascan Brush Warbler
17-18 cm. A rather large warbler.
Sexes alike, juveniles are uniformly brownish grey.
Sometimes considered conspecific with Anjouan Brush Warbler.
There are 3 subspecies:
Undergrowth of dense primary and degraded forest, also in secondary growth, gardens and plantations. Occurs from sea-level up to 2700 m.
Feeds on insects.
Breeding season from August to February, mainly October to December in Madagascar. The nest is a cup made of woven dry grasses and lined with softer material. It's placed close to the ground in thick grass tuft or in a bush. Lays two eggs.
This is a sedentary species.
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