What is Sedge Warbler?

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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


Q1) Where is Vembanad lake?

Vembanad lake is the largest lake in the state of in Kerala and which  is the longest lake of India as well.

Source: A straggler from the Sedge Warbler family alights in Kannur