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Alternative name: Thick-billed Reed Warbler
Acrocephalus aedon, Phragmaticola aedon, Phragamaticola aedon, Iduna aedon
Young birds are rich buff below
Asia: found in Russia, Siberia, Mongolia, China, Tibet, Nepal, India, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Eastern and Western Himalayas, Bhutan and Hong Kong
There are 2 subspecies:
Dense vegetation such as reeds, bushes and thick undergrowth; coastal scrub.
The nest is built into a low tree. The clutch consists of 5-6 eggs.
The diet includes insects but it will take other small prey.
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