Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Warblers :: Moustached Warbler

Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon

Described by: Temminck (1823)
Alternate common name(s): Eurasian Moustached Warbler
Old scientific name(s): Lusciniola melanopogon


West Kazakhstan Province, Kazakhstan - Jun 27, 2006 © Askar Isabekov 
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S. Europe to c. Asia;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) S. Europe (se. British Isles, Mediterranean basin from coastal Spain, Balearic Is., s. France, n. Italy, Corsica and Sicily to n. Italy, Yugoslavia, Austria, Hungary (Apaj Puszta, Kiskunsag National Park), w. Turkey e. to e. Ukraine) and n. Africa in n. Morocco n. Tunisia and n. Egypt (Nile delta).
(2) S. and e. Turkey, s. Russia (s. Black Sea area, Transcaucasus, n. Caspian Sea and lower Volga River regions, Aral Sea), w. Turkestan e. to e. Kazakhstan and s. to Iraq, and n. Iran.
Winters s. to cn. Saudi Arabia, Iraq, n. Iran, w. Afghanistan, w. Pakistan (Baluchistan) and nw. India locally in Punjab and Kumaon.
(3) S. Russia and se. Ukraine in lower Don River and Krasnodar areas.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Massaciuccolis Oasis
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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