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Old Monday 14th May 2018, 23:29   #6
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Originally Posted by CARERY View Post
I'm not sure what fact you are referring to but the subsaharan African Reed has a much shorter pp. I'm not sure about those resident oasis ssp. of Eurasian Reed...
The taxon of reed warbler that breeds in Iberia, Morocco, & Algeria, formerly treated as Acrocephalus scirpaceus ambiguus, has been found to be genetically closer to African birds than other European birds, so is now treated as Acrocephalus baeticatus ambiguus. See IOC list
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