French: Rousserolle de Rodrigues German: Rodriguezrohrsänger Spanish: Carricero de Rodrigues
Other common names: Rodrigues Brush-warbler
A. Newton, 1865,
See A. sechellensis and A. gracilirostris. Monotypic.
Rodrigues I, in E Mascarene Is.
13·5 cm; 11–13 g. A medium-sized warbler with relatively long bill and legs, long graduated tail, short wings. Has yellowish supercilium, short dark eyestripe;... read more
Song, heard infrequently, is soft and melodic. Harsh, chattering alarm.
Dense thickets and woodland dominated entirely by non-native trees and shrubs; in 1999 survey, 78%... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly insects, including homopteran bugs, and adult and larval lepidopterans. Forages in canopy and subcanopy, by gleaning. Tail... read more
Season late Sept to Mar; two broods perhaps usual. Breeds as pairs, but occasional co-operative breeding probable. Territorial. Nest a... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. It has been downlisted from Endangered following evidence that its population is increasing and is now much... read more
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