Observation of vocal mimicry of great reed warblerAcrocephalus arundinaceus imitating nightingaleLuscinia megarhynchos song

Beraudo P.L., Caula B.

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Abstract:

Description of a great reed warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus imitating the nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos song. An individual was heard and seen several times during June 2007 and May-June 2010 in a wetland area in Cuneo Province with a song similar to the nightingale song. This phenomenon has not been described before for this species yet.