Savi's Warbler

Locustella luscinioides

(L. l. fusca, L. l. sarmatica (subspecies uncertain))

Armenian Name: Սոխականման ճռիկահավ
Savi's Warbler

See Plate 48 for Savi's Warbler and other similar species

Resident Status: Casual
Length:14 cm, Wing Span:18-21 cm
Distribution Map: Map 265.
Description: Uniform brown above; off-white below with orange-brown tint on breast and flanks. Broad rounded tail with narrow pale tips on undertail coverts.
Similar Species: Eurasian River Warbler.
Behavior: Secretive but sings loud buzzing trill in short bursts, usually from reed stem.
Habitat: Reedbeds.
Food: Invertebrates.