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A secretive Eurasian warbler whose song is a high-pitched mechanical-sounding trill.
- ‘The grasshopper warbler is a widely distributed but fairly scarce summer visitor, arriving in May and leaving in August.’
- ‘Insect life is increasing rapidly, encouraging birds such as snipe, curlew, grasshopper warbler, sedge warbler, and whinchat.’
- ‘The swamp is home to nesting reed buntings, sedge warblers and grasshopper warblers.’
- ‘The whitethroat is also quite common, while as many as six grasshopper warblers were heard in song on one count - quite a high number for this very skulking species which likes long wet grass and scrub.’
- ‘The other species that have been put on the list are the marsh tit, willow tit, ring ouzel, grasshopper warbler, Savi's warbler, lesser spotted woodpecker and yellowhammer.’
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