Gallery - Warblers-(Grasshopper)-Locustella
The Grasshopper Warblers reeling song may be heard by day or night, but catching sight of this elusive species is difficult as it moves around dense cover.It winters in Africa but its summer home is meadowland, young plantations or fringes of wetlands.
In recent years there have been less than 10 pairs breeding in Britian.Its a summer migrant to Europe and breeds in lush marsh vegetation where there is usually a dense growth of common reed and sometimes, scattered bushes.
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