Clamorous Reed Warbler

Subject: Clamorous Reed Warbler
From: (Dr. Peter Milburn)
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 1997 12:50:49 +1100 (EST)
Chris wrote

>     Both Milburn and Alan are confused.

Indeed I am.  

>     Clamorous does NOT occur in Australia following recent taxonomic work.

Not officially at least.

>     It is "Australian Reed Warbler" in Australia and the one that occurs as a
>     summer vagrant in the top end is the eastern race of "Great Reed Warbler"
>     more usually known as "Oriental Reed Warbler".

I am familiar with these: and I really do mean Clamorous Reed Warbler or at
least something very similar!! Personally, I don't think Oriental Reed
Warbler is even a vagrant in the Kimberley area at least.  


Dr.P.J.  Milburn
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The Australian Nation University
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