Moorea Reed-warbler Acrocephalus longirostris


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Further resources

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Acrocephalus longirostris. Downloaded from on 21/01/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 21/01/2020.