Species Details

@Tan Kok Hui

Oriental Reed-warbler Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Acrocephalus orientalis
Family : Acrocephalidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Haors
Description : Oriental Reed-warbler are olive brown above and paler below. Feathers have well defined whitish edges. Bill is deep brown above and pale pink below. It breeds in reedbeds but can also be spotted in marshes, paddy fields, grassland, and scrub habitats. It actively forages for insects and other invertebrates in these varied environments. It establish compact breeding territories and can achieve notable population densities. Their nests are constructed approximately 1–1.5 meters above the ground, nestled among the stems of reeds. The female lays a clutch of two to six eggs, which are then incubated for a period of 12 to 14 days. After a span of 10 to 15 days, the young birds leave the nest and begin to fly (fledge).
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Zarin Tasnim,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Tan Kok Hui (www.inaturalist.org/people/Tan Kok Hui ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Bram Piotmore information, please contact us.