Eurasian River Warbler

Locustella fluviatilis

Armenian Name: Գետային ճռիկահավ
Eurasian River Warbler

See Plate 48 for Eurasian River Warbler and other similar species

Resident Status: Casual
Length:13 cm, Wing Span:19-22 cm
Distribution Map: Map 264.
Description: Uniform dull brown above; off-white below with gray-brown flanks, blotched breast. Broad rounded tail; long, broadly and neatly pale-tipped undertail coverts.
Similar Species: Differs from Savi's Warbler by mottled breast, broad pale tips on undertail coverts, and song.
Behavior: Extremely shy and secretive. Song is a pulsing trill.
Habitat: Grasslands, sedge meadows, thickets.
Food: Invertebrates.