Birders and ornithologists recently in the State of Kerala spotted a migratory bird the Sedge Warbler.


About ‘Sedge Warbler’

  • The sedge warbler is a medium-sized warbler of marshes, reedbeds and wetlands that can be spotted singing from perches on reeds and willow bushes.
  • The male sedge warbler introduces random phrases into its repertoire which is known for mimicking.
  • The male warbler never sings the same song twice; he attracts more mates the more phrases his song has.
  • These are insectivores in nature.
  • Conservation status — IUCN Red List: Least concern