sedge warbler

  1. a European songbird, Acrocephalus schoenobaenus, of reed beds and swampy areas, having a streaked brownish plumage with white eye stripes: family Muscicapidae (Old World flycatchers, etc)

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How to use sedge warbler in a sentence

  • It seems almost incredible that such a small bird as the sedge-warbler can produce such a torrent of sound.

    Thomas Hardy's Dorset | Robert Thurston Hopkins
  • The trout were rising for their evening meal, and a sedge-warbler sang short sweet phrases.

    The Tower of Oblivion | Oliver Onions
  • The sedge-warbler, like the migratory warblers generally, comes to us in April and leaves us in September.

  • No voice of bird greeted me till the sedge-warbler struck up her curious nocturne in a hedge near by.

    Fresh Fields | John Burroughs
  • Down in the reeds the sedge-warbler lisped through the low ground vapors his little melody.

    Carnival | Compton Mackenzie