Acrocephalus palustris (Bechstein 1798) (Family Sylviidae)


Male

Nest

Migratory Nester; Territory: 100-1500m²;
Length: 13cm; Wingspan: 18-21cm; Weight: Male 10.7-18g, Female 10-15.5g;
3-5 Eggs: June - July (12-14 Days); Young: June - August (10-11 Days);
Migration: April - May (Earliest: 3.5), July - August;
Moult: February - March, October

Biotopes:
Streams

Wet Forest
Nest:
(0.2 - 2 m)

Urtica dioica

Rubus fruticosus Bramble

Filipendula ulmaria

Tanacetum vulgare
Principal Food:
Coleoptera

Diptera

Hemiptera

Lepidoptera

Araneae


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