Species Details

@Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);

Black‑browed Reed-warbler Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
Family : Acrocephalidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Haors
Description : Black‑browed Reed-warbler are small brown birds with a characteristic stipes of dark brown and white just above the eyes. Their upperbody and wings are brown with black edges on the long wing feathers. The underside is whitish brown. The bird dedicates its time to searching for food near the ground within undisturbed reed beds. Similar to numerous other wetland birds, it faces conservation challenges due to the loss of its habitat caused by the destruction of native marsh vegetation. This habitat loss is primarily due to the conversion of the marshes into rice paddies and fishponds.
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;Photo credit and copyright:Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:David Edwards(www.xeno-canto.org/David Edwards), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.