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  reed - definition by dict.die.net
In the clarinet it is a single fiat reed; in the oboe and bassoon it is double, forming a compressed tube.
Free reed (Mus.), a reed whose edges do not overlap the wind passage, -- used in the harmonium, concertina, etc. It is distinguished from the beating or striking reed of the organ and clarinet.
Reed organ (Mus.), an organ in which the wind acts on a set of free reeds, as the harmonium, melodeon, concertina, etc. Reed pipe (Mus.), a pipe of an organ furnished with a reed.
dict.die.net /reed   (511 words)

 Reed Warbler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Eurasian Reed Warbler, or just Reed Warbler, Acrocephalus scirpaceus, is an Old World warbler in the genus Acrocephalus.
The 3-5 eggs are laid in a basket nest in reeds.
Like most warblers, it is insectivorous, but will take other small food items including berries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Reed_Warbler   (153 words)

 Acrocephalus scirpaceus - Reed Warbler
The reed warbler is a summer visitor to Wales, arriving around the end of April and leaving in September.
Reed warblers are quite common in marshy areas of South Wales and the border counties.
Reed warblers are often found where large reed beds fringe lakes and slow-flowing rivers.
www.first-nature.com /birds/acrocephalus_scirpaceus.htm   (80 words)

Reed Warblers (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) are associated with reed stands and possess adaptations to the intrinsically fragmented nature of such stands.
It may be expected that the type of postfledging movements in the Reed Warbler may be qualitatively different from the pattern observed in the species that inhabit continuous habitats.
The aim of the present study was to capture young Reed Warblers banded as nestlings during postfledging movements outside reedbeds.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3793/is_200401/ai_n9347004   (1452 words)

 Birds of reed vegetation: shrubs and trees are encroaching marshland - Environmental Data Compendium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The birds of reed vegetation have declined because reed vegetation is dwindling.
The reed fringes of open water are becoming narrower, because the water quality is poor and the water level no longer fluctuates naturally (high in the winter and low in the summer).
Furthermore, reed is being ousted by shrubs and trees, a process reinforced by the repercussions of water draw-down and by the eutrophication of the surface water.
www.mnp.nl /mnc/i-en-1156.html   (324 words)

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During USFWS surveys, reed warblers were found to forage primarily in dense brushy or grassy vegetation near the ground, in freshly mowed grass of the antenna field on Moen, and in the upper canopy as well (05,06).
Though most reed warbler populations are partial to vegetation near wetlands, the species occupies most types of second growth forest, mixed grass and brush lands, and gardens.
On a recent visit to Pagan, no reed warblers were found and the birds preferred wetland habitat was found to be destroyed by the grazing of introduced ungulates and a recent volcanic eruption (19).
fwie.fw.vt.edu /WWW/esis/lists/e101003.htm   (3222 words)

 WARBLER - Online Information article about WARBLER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
American warblers " to the distinct passerine family Mniotiltidae.
foreign forms of aquatic warblers are far too numerous to be here mentioned.
The Australian genus Malurus, to which belong the birds known as " superb warblers," not inaptly so named, since in beauty they surpass any others of their presumed allies, is now placed in with the Old World fly-catchers in the family Musicapidae.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /VIR_WAT/WARBLER.html   (1635 words)

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Res Caroline Is (Yap: Woleai Atoll, Lamotrek Atoll, Baker 1951, Truk, Pohnpei, extirpated Kosrae?).
Res (self-int, Long 1981) Lord Howe I (Hutton 1991), Norfolk I, Kermadec Is, Chatham Is, Snares Is 220 prs, Auckland Is, Campbell Is. Cas Antipodes Is (Tennyson et al 2002).
Res (self-int, Long 1981) Lord Howe I (Hutton 1991), Norfolk I, NZ (Stewart I), Kermadec Is, Chatham Is, Snares Is 20-30 prs (Miskelly et al 2001), Auckland Is, Campbell Is. Cas Antipodes Is (Tennyson et al 2002).
users.connections.net /silcock/17.htm   (934 words)

 Body   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I say difficult, not through lack of numbers, but because they are continuously on the move throughout the reed beds.
A small brown bird, 16 to 17 cm in length, with fawn to pale rufous sides and under parts, the head crown is slightly raised or crested, particularly when singing.
This may have been caused by a sustained drop in water levels in the ponds at a critical period in their development.
www.homestead.com /treestumut/files/Birds29june.htm   (524 words)

The Reed Warbler is not very eye-catching, being simply dark brown, and light beneath.
Although the Reed Warbler is hard to spot, you might be able to see its cup-shaped nest, woven in-between the reeds.
The Reed Warbler visits Britain in the summer to breed, and at this time can be found in England and Wales.
www.naturegrid.org.uk /biodiversity/birds/warbler.html   (378 words)

 Reed bunting - The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Reed bunting - The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Sparrow-sized but slim and with a long, deeply notched tail, the male has a fl head, white collar and a drooping moustache.
Male reed bunting singing from perch in hawthorn bush - Michael W Richards (rspb-images.com, Ref: 2855040_00041_005)
www.rspb.org.uk /birds/guide/r/reedbunting/index.asp   (236 words)

 Reed warbler - The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Reed warbler - The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
The reed warbler is a plain unstreaked warbler.
Reed warbler at nest with chicks - Michael W Richards (rspb-images.com, Ref: 2841068_00002_005)
www.rspb.org.uk /birds/guide/r/reedwarbler/index.asp   (206 words)

 BirdForum - Reed Warbler with a band from Gdansk Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Reed Warbler with a band from Gdansk Poland.
Recaptured = 8 birds (a Reed Warbler with a band from Gdansk Poland).
Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) = 26 (1 recaptured Gedansg Pol).
www.birdforum.net /showthread.php?t=15798   (257 words)

 Wildlife - Reed Warbler
Locally common summer visitor, from May to August, to suitable habitats mainly in C and S England and Wales.
Singing birds clamber up reeds or occasionally use bush to deliver grating, chattering song that includes some mimetic elements.
Constructs woven, cup-shaped nest attached to upright reed stems.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/wildlife/birds_reed_warbler.html   (65 words)

 Ecology: Patterns Of Nest Predation Contribute To Polygyny In The Great Reed Warbler
In the polygynous Great Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus), the variation in territory quality may be associated with nest site characteristics or food supply.
Artificial nests with attached soft plasticine model eggs were placed in Great Reed Warbler territories of different attractiveness, Marks in the soft model eggs were compared to marks from possible predator species.
We found that in Great Reed Warblers the rate of nest predation was lowest in territories of high attractiveness (inhabited by polygynous males) and highest in territories of low attractiveness (inhabited by monogamous and unmated males).
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2120/is_2_81/ai_60138135   (1366 words)

 Reed Warbler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Reed Warblers are a fairly common breeding species throughout Bucks but are restricted to reedbeds.
Hence they are found typically at lakes and rivers where suitable reedbeds have been allowed to develop and are relatively undisturbed.
They show a marked preference for "Phragmites" reeds which better suits their nest and may be encouraged to colonise an area by providing this species of reed.
mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk /bucksbirds/mysite/Pictures/ReedWarbler.htm   (89 words)

 Chapter Reducement <i>to</i> Reeky of R by Webster's Dictionary (1913 Edition)
A frame having parallel flat stripe of metal or reed, between which the warp threads pass, set in the swinging lathe or batten of a loom for beating up the weft; a sley.
a reed whose edges do not overlap the wind passage, — used in the harmonium, concertina, etc. It is distinguished from the beating or striking reed of the organ and clarinet.
a pipe of an organ furnished with a reed.
www.bibliomania.com /2/3/257/1209/23841/4.html   (355 words)

 Great reed warbler research at Lund University
The frequency of polygyny in great reed warblers is one of the highest among European passerines.
The great reed warbler initially started to breed at Kvismaren in 1978.
Territory infidelity in the polygynous great reed warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus: the effect of variation in territory attractiveness.
fisher.teorekol.lu.se /ekol_inst/mol_ekol/grw_homepage.htm   (934 words)

 Acrocephalus scirpaceus
The Reed Warbler can be found almost exclusively in reedbeds during the breeding season.
The Reed Warbler lacks the broader tails and clearer eyestripes of Savi's and Cetti's Warblers and the impressive size of a Great Reed Warbler.
This leaves Marsh and Blyth's Reed Warbler which are exceptionally difficult to separate from Reed Warbler but far less likely to be seen in reedbeds.
www.birdguides.com /html/vidlib/species/Acrocephalus_scirpaceus.htm   (211 words)

 * Reed Warbler - (Bird): Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Great Reed Warbler breeds in continental Europe as far north as Sweden and Denmark but not in Britain...
There were 7 Freckle Ducks, Pink-eared Duck, Black-fronted Dotterel, Reed Warbler.
of Garden Warblers; others of the same population may lay in the nests of Reed Warblers, and yet others may lay in nests of White Wagtails.
www.bestknows.com /bird/reed_warbler.html   (123 words)

 Species Profile for Nightingale reed warbler (old world warbler)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Petitions received on the Nightingale reed warbler (old world warbler).
USFWS Refuges on which the Nightingale reed warbler (old world warbler) is reported.
A recovery plan (Nightingale Reed Warbler) details specific tasks needed to recover this species.
ecos.fws.gov /species_profile/SpeciesProfile?spcode=B043   (198 words)

 The Strange Warbler at The Lhen 15   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Of this family, there is only Sedge Warbler that is regular here on the Isle of Man. But this bird was obviously not a Sedge Warbler, due to its very plain mantle and wing feathers (Sedge Warbler has a distinctly streaked mantle and dark centres to the wing coverts and tertials).
That left me having to consider that the bird was either a Reed Warbler (a rare passage bird on the island) or the even rarer Marsh Warbler (no records, from the main island) and therefore definitely worth further investigation.
I must admit that my initial reaction was to lean towards the bird being a Marsh Warbler as it appeared to lack any warm colouration (although this was subjective from one photo) and had very pale legs.
www.homepages.mcb.net /wormwell/strange_warbler_at_the_lhen_15.htm   (889 words)

 Sandgrouse - Booted Warbler predation in UAE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Booted Warblers became increasingly aggressive as the Clamorous Reed Warbler entered a low bush on the outer edge of the mangrove.
It appeared that the Clamorous Reed Warbler had been disturbed in the process of eating the eggs.
During 11-14 May 1998, I found several other nests of Booted Warbler in the same general area, all in low bushes at the edge of mangrove.
www.osme.org /sand212/clam.html   (338 words)

 Reed Warbler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The transfer drawing is at the Natural History Society of Northumbria, #34.
The engraving first appears in the Additamenta of 1826, and is named Night Warbler.
It appears under the name Reed Warbler in the 1847 edition.
www.sharecom.ca /bewick/landbirds/9040063.html   (37 words)

 HOSlist Mystery Photos previous   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This has to be one of the ‘big’ reed warblers.
Also going against any form of Great Reed, the bill on the mystery bird is simply not dagger-like – it is longish and quite slender.
This is a Basra Reed Warbler, the fifth for Israel, which I photographed near Eilat in April 1998.
www.jjcskw.demon.co.uk /hoslistmystery/previous.htm   (2648 words)

 Blyth's Reed Warbler - Acrocephalus dumetorum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The occurrences of Blyth's Reed Warbler at Portland
The identification of the second bird - the individual present from October 16th to November 3rd 2001 - was problematic since a number of its biometrics fell outside the range expected for Blyth's Reed Warbler.
(3) A hybrid Blyth's Reed and Marsh Warbler.
www.portlandbirdobs.btinternet.co.uk /bi_acrocephalus_dumetorum.htm   (447 words)

 (European) Reed Warbler, Acrocephalus scirpaceus - BirdDiary.co.uk
Very similar appearance to Marsh Warbler, best distinguished by song and/or habitat.
Reed Warbler has flatter, more sloping forehead which accentuates the slightly longer length of its bill.
Can be skulky but sometimes delivers song boldly perched on reeds.
www.birddiary.co.uk /birdinfo.asp?bid=520   (100 words)

 * Marsh Warbler - (Bird): Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
See also: Warbler, Reed Warbler, Robin, Terns, Yellow Warbler
Similar-looking to the reed warbler, it is whiter below, more olive above and has pale legs...
6-7: Japanese Marsh Warbler, Japanese Reed Bunting and Schrenk's Bittern
www.bestknows.com /bird/marsh_warbler.html   (67 words)

 Sankey Valley Country Park > Natural Environment > Flora and Fauna > Birds > Reed Warbler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A mainly olive-brown bird above with underparts of buff and white.
It has a longish bill and a long, rounded tail.
A common visitor to Britain, breeding colonially in reed beds on the Sankey Valley Country Park.
www.sthelens.gov.uk /svp.nsf/bird/21D774F1DB5CC96780256B790055505F?opendocument   (53 words)

 Nightingale Reed-warbler (Acrocephalus luscinius) - BirdLife species factsheet
Large, lanky, scruffy-looking warbler with long bill and often dishevelled feathers.
A recent study on Saipan found nests in upland introduced tangantangan forest, a native mangrove wetland and a native reed wetland
On Alamagan, it inhabits open forest with brushy understorey and wooded edges adjacent to open grassland.
www.birdlife.org /datazone/species?action=SpcHTMDetails.asp&sid=7611&m=0   (671 words)

 Eden Again, Marshland Information - Bibliography
Maxwell, G. A reed shaken by the wind: a journey through the unexplored marshlands of Iraq.
Distribution of the Invasive Reed Phragmites australis relative to sediment depth in a created wetland.
Ticehurst, C.B. A new species of Reed Warbler from the marshes of Lower Mesopotamia (Acrocephalus babylonicus).
www.edenagain.org /bibliography/allbib2.html   (6287 words)

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