Sedge Warblers Acrocephalus schoenobaenus breed in western Eurasia and winter in Africa south of the Sahara (Vaurie 1959, Moreau 1972). They occur in marshland especially on migration and in winter, when they are less catholic in their habitats than in summer (Lack 1971). Recent ringing recoveries reported to the British Trust for Ornithology, from Senegal (three), Liberia (one), Sierra Leone (one

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