Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

Streaked Reed-warbler (Acrocephalus sorghophilus) - HBW 11, p. 618

French: Rousserolle sorghophile German: Hirserohrsänger Spanish: Carricerín Estriado
Other common names: Chinese/Speckled Reed-warbler

Taxonomy: Calamodyta sorghophila Swinhoe, 1863, Xiamen (Amoy), Fujian, China.
According to traditional arrangement of genus, this species belongs with A. melanopogon, A. paludicola and A. schoenobaenus in the “striped reed-warbler group”, which, on basis of recent genetic study, includes also A. bistrigiceps. Monotypic.

Distribution: Precise breeding area not known; evidently NE China (probably wetlands in Liaoning and Hebei). Non-breeding in Philippines.

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