Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

Kiritimati Reed-warbler (Acrocephalus aequinoctialis) - HBW 11, p. 628

French: Rousserolle de la Ligne German: Fanningrohrsänger Spanish: Carricero de Kiritimati
Other common names: Christmas (Island) Warbler/Reed-warbler, Equinoctial/Polynesian Warbler/Reed-warbler, Line Island Warbler/Reed-warbler, Bokikokiko

Taxonomy: Sylvia aequinoctialis Latham, 1790, Kiritimati (Christmas Island), eastern Polynesia.
Relationships uncertain. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • pistor Tristram, 1883 - Teraina and Tabuaeran, in N Line Is.
  • aequinoctialis (Latham, 1790) - Kiritimati (N Line Is).

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