Grasshopper Warbler

Locustella naevia

Family:

Warblers

Length:

12.5cm to 13.5cm

Wingspan:

15cm to 19cm

Weight:

11g to 16g

Grasshopper Warbler

About the Grasshopper Warbler

The grasshopper warbler gets its name because of the high pitched, insect-like song it produces. Although when you hear one, it is often tricky to find out where it is due to the ventriloquial effect of its singing.

When seen on migration, these birds can be seen moving stealthily through the foliage, like a little mouse.

What does a Grasshopper Warbler eat?

Their diets mainly consist of insects.

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