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Gallery - Warblers-(Grasshopper)-Locustella

[RSPB red conservation status][More information about Grasshopper Warbler][Video clip about Grasshopper Warbler][grasshopperwarbler1]Grasshopper Warbler (Locustella naevia)

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.

[RSPB red conservation status][More information about Savi`s Warbler][nopic57]Savi`s Warbler (Locustella luscinioides)

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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