French: Rousserolle sorghophile German: Hirserohrsänger Spanish: Carricerín estriado
Other common names:
Xiamen (Amoy), Fujian, China
Precise breeding area not known; on the basis of passage records is presumed to breed in NE China (probably wetlands in Hebei, Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang) and the bordering N shore of the R Amur (Amur region of SE Russia)#R. Non-breeding in Philippines.
12–13 cm; 7·2–9·1 g. Medium-sized reed-warbler with well-graduated tail, rectrices being narrowed at tips. Has black lateral crown-stripe, broad... read more
Song a series of rasping churring notes, similar to but much quieter than that of A.orientalis... read more
Breeding habitat not known; possibly reedbeds. In Philippine non-breeding quarters occurs in reed... read more
Food and feeding
No information available. Diet probably consists of invertebrates, perhaps also seeds.
Migratory. Recorded on passage in E China (Liaoning, Hebei, Beijing, Hubei, Jiangsu, Fujian, as... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Previously considered Vulnerable. Restricted-range species: precise breeding area unknown, but speculated as being in wetlands in Liaoning and Hebei provinces of... read more
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