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Blyth's Reed Warbler - Busksanger - Acrocephalus dumetorum
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Blyth's Reed Warbler isno longer the rarity it once was. It is expanding westwards and as a result it seems to occur more frequently in Øygarden than it used to - I have now found two at Herdlevær.

The first bird I found was EXTREMELY skulking a took a few days to identify with certainty. The second bird was, with some patience, a lot more showy and co-operative. Interestingly both birds were long-stayers and were present for a few days.

Blyth's Reed Warbler
Normally a very skulking species this individual showed itself for just a few minutes before scuttling off into the undergrowth again.
Herdlevær, Øygarden, September 2013

Blyth's Reed Warbler
Blyth's Reed Warbler, Hernar, Øygarden,  27 September 2013

Blyth's Reed Warbler, Herdlevær, Øygarden
Singing bir
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rnar, June 2012

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