Acrocephalidae

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Acrocephalidae
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Great reed warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Superfamily: Sylvioidea
Family: Acrocephalidae
Salvin, 1882
Genera

Acrocephalus
Chloropeta
Hippolais
Iduna
Calamonastides
Nesillas

The Acrocephalidae (the reed warblers, marsh- and tree-warblers, or acrocephalid warblers) are a family of oscine passerine birds, in the superfamily Sylvioidea.

The species in this family are usually rather large "warblers". Most are rather plain olivaceous brown above with much yellow to beige below. They are usually found in open woodland, reedbeds, or tall grass. The family occurs mostly in southern to western Eurasia and surroundings, but also ranges far into the Pacific, with some species in Africa.

Genus Acrocephalus[edit]

Marsh-warblers. About 35 species; para- or polyphyletic.

Genus Iduna[edit]

Genus Hippolais[edit]

Genus Calamonastides[edit]

Genus Nesillas[edit]

Brush warblers. 5 living species, 1 recently extinct.

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