Moustached Warbler

Species Summary


First definitely identified on April 19, 2017 in the mangroves close to the Oil Minister's Residence. A single bird with a very clear eyebrow and dark crown was foraging in the mangroves close to the wall. There had been several potential sightings in the same area. Known from a number of sites in eastern Saudi Arabia and have also been recorded at Lake Maliki, near Jazan in the south.

Moustached Warbler (Acrocephalus melanopogon)Thumbnail

Status in KAUST

Passage migrant

Abundance in KAUST

5 - Rare

Places seen in KAUST
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Example Image

Image from Brian James

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