Cape Verde Warbler

Acrocephalus brevipennis (Keulemans, 1866)

Summary

Warbler with a very small population (actual number in the order of a few thousand individuals) and with a small distribution area (Cape Verde archipelago).
Endemic species, occurring in habitats with dense vegetation such as reeds and scrubs.
The evolution trend of the global population is apparently a decreasing one.

Global conservation status

Endangered (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Common names

  • Cape Verde Warbler

Subspecies

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Behavior

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Flight

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Habitat

It occurs in Santiago, Fogo and São Nicolau islands of the archipelago of Cape Verde, in the reed beds, forests, scrubland, farms (sugar cane and coffee plantations) and gardens.

Feed

It feeds on insects.

Breeding

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Predators

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Threats

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