Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Sylviidae > Genus: Acrocephalus > Species: Acrocephalus paludicola

Aquatic Warbler - Acrocephalus paludicola (Vieillot, 1817)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
EU Population status
Threatened
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 4 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 160 are designated for this species
Breeding habitats
  • grassland
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code A294

Distribution

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Threat and EU population status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

EU population status

The status of the population at the EU level was evaluated at the species level; this was based on the reports delivered by Member States under Article 12 of the Birds Directive (see fact sheet below). The EU status assessment can cover several subspecies/subspecific population units. For more information, please consult the species fact sheet and link below.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered
Population status categories for bird species under the Birds Directive
Secure
Near Threatened, declining or depleted
Threatened (i.e. vulnerable, endangered, critically endangered, regionally extinct)
Unknown or not evaluated

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
DE2951401 Germany Unteres Odertal Map
DE3642401 Germany Rietzer See Map
DE4531401 Germany Helmestausee Berga-Kelbra (Anteil Sachsen-Anhalt) Map
DE4531403 Germany Kyffhäuser - Badraer Schweiz - Helmestausee Map
ES0000017 Spain Cuenca de Gallocanta Map
ES0000019 Spain Aiguamolls de l'Alt Empordà Map
ES0000020 Spain Delta de l'Ebre Map
ES0000024 Spain Doñana Map
ES0000138 Spain Galachos de La Alfranca de Pastriz, La Cartuja y El Burgo de Ebro Map
ES0000144 Spain Urdaibaiko itsasadarra / Ría de Urdaibai Map
ES0000146 Spain Delta del Llobregat Map
ES0000148 Spain Marjal dels Moros Map
ES0000205 Spain Lagunas del Canal de Castilla Map
ES0000216 Spain La Nava-Campos Sur Map
ES0000243 Spain Txingudi Map
ES0000272 Spain Brazo del Este Map
ES0000289 Spain Lagunas y Carrizales de Cinco Villas Map
ES0000375 Spain Esteiro do Miño Map
ES0000400 Spain Arrozales de Palazuelo y Guadalperales Map
ES1110004 Spain Encoro de Abegondo - Cecebre Map
ES1120003 Spain Parga - Ladra - Támoga Map
ES1140003 Spain A Ramallosa Map
ES1140007 Spain Baixo Miño Map
ES1140011 Spain Gándaras de Budiño Map
ES2110011 Spain Zadorraren sistemako urtegiak / Embalses del sistema del Zadorra Map
ES2110014 Spain Salburua Map
ES2120018 Spain Txingudi-Bidasoa Map
ES2130007 Spain Urdaibaiko itsasertzak eta padurak / Zonas litorales y marismas de Urdaibai Map
ES4140036 Spain La Nava-Campos Norte Map
FR2310044 France Estuaire et marais de la Basse Seine Map
FR2510046 France Basses Vallées du Cotentin et Baie des Veys Map
FR2510048 France Baie du Mont Saint Michel Map
FR4112001 France Forêts et zones humides du pays de Spincourt Map
FR4112002 France Etangs du Lindre, forêt de Romersberg et zones voisines Map
FR4211810 France Vallée du Rhin de Strasbourg à Marckolsheim Map
FR4211812 France Vallée du Rhin d'Artzenheim à Village-Neuf Map
FR5210008 France Lac de Grand Lieu Map
FR5210103 France Estuaire de la Loire Map
FR5310056 France Baie d'Audierne Map
FR5310086 France Golfe du Morbihan Map
FR5410012 France Anse du Fier d'Ars en Ré Map
FR5410100 France Marais poitevin Map
FR5412011 France Estuaire de la Gironde : marais de la rive nord Map
FR5412025 France Estuaire et basse vallée de la Charente Map
FR7210031 France Courant d'Huchet Map
FR7210063 France Domaine d'Orx Map
FR9310019 France Camargue Map
FR9312001 France Marais entre Crau et Grand Rhône Map
FR9312003 France La Durance Map
GR4320009 Greece VOREIOANATOLIKO AKRO KRITIS Map
GR4320011 Greece DIONYSADES NISOI Map
HUHN10002 Hungary Hortobágy Map
IT1140001 Italy Fondo Toce Map
IT1180027 Italy Confluenza Po - Sesia - Tanaro Map
IT2040022 Italy Lago di Mezzola e Pian di Spagna Map
IT20B0008 Italy Paludi di Ostiglia Map
IT20B0009 Italy Valli del Mincio Map
IT3220037 Italy Colli Berici Map
IT3320037 Italy Laguna di Marano e Grado Map
IT3330005 Italy Foce dell'Isonzo - Isola della Cona Map
IT3330006 Italy Valle Cavanata e Banco Mula di Muggia Map
IT5120017 Italy Lago e Padule di Massacciuccoli Map
IT5140011 Italy Stagni della Piana Fiorentina e Pratese Map
IT5160007 Italy Isola di Capraia - area terrestre e marina Map
IT5210072 Italy Palude di Colfiorito Map
IT5340001 Italy Litorale di Porto d'Ascoli Map
IT6040015 Italy Parco Nazionale del Circeo Map
LTALYB003 Lithuania Žuvinto, Žaltyčio ir Amalvo pelkės Map
LTKLAB002 Lithuania Tyrų pelkė Map
LTSLUB001 Lithuania Nemuno delta Map
LU0002006 Luxembourg Vallée de la Syre de Moutfort à Roodt/Syre Map
LU0002007 Luxembourg Vallée supérieure de l'Alzette Map
LU0002012 Luxembourg Haff Réimech Map
LV0303500 Latvia Pape Map
LV0507800 Latvia Liepajas ezers Map
MT0000018 Malta L-Inhawi tal-Buskett u tal-Girgenti Map
PLB060001 Poland Bagno Bubnów Map
PLB060002 Poland Chełmskie Torfowiska Węglanowe Map
PLB060003 Poland Dolina Środkowego Bugu Map
PLB100001 Poland Pradolina Warszawsko-Berlińska Map
PLB140005 Poland Doliny Omulwi i Płodownicy Map
PLB200001 Poland Bagienna Dolina Narwi Map
PLB280001 Poland Bagna Nietlickie Map
PLB280007 Poland Puszcza Napiwodzko-Ramucka Map
PLB320001 Poland Bagna Rozwarowskie Map
PLB320002 Poland Delta Świny Map
PLB320003 Poland Dolina Dolnej Odry Map
PLB320005 Poland Jezioro Miedwie i okolice Map
PLB320007 Poland Łąki Skoszewskie Map
PLB320009 Poland Zalew Szczeciński Map
PLC140001 Poland Puszcza Kampinoska Map
PTZPE0004 Portugal Ria de Aveiro Map
PTZPE0005 Portugal Paul de Arzila Map
PTZPE0013 Portugal Lagoa de Santo André Map
PTZPE0017 Portugal Ria Formosa Map
PTZPE0049 Portugal Lagoa Pequena Map
UK9020289 United Kingdom Marazion Marsh Map
FR5212010 France Dunes, forêt et marais d'Olonne Map
PLH200002 Poland Narwiańskie Bagna Map
IT2040042 Italy Pian di Spagna e Lago di Mezzola Map
FR5312003 France Baie de Goulven Map
BG0000270 Bulgaria Atanasovsko ezero Map
SKUEV0313 Slovakia Devínske jazero Map
PLH060042 Poland Łąki nad Szyszłą Map
FR2512002 France Landes et dunes de la Hague Map
PLH060009 Poland Jeziora Uściwierskie Map
PLC080001 Poland Ujście Warty Map
FR5212004 France Marais de l'Erdre Map
PLB060019 Poland Polesie Map
PLH140006 Poland Dolina Zwoleńki Map
IT9110037 Italy Laghi di Lesina e Varano Map
IT9110005 Italy Zone umide della Capitanata Map
SKUEV0125 Slovakia Gajarské alúvium Moravy Map
PLH320037 Poland Dolna Odra Map
FR3112004 France Dunes de Merlimont Map
BG0002004 Bulgaria Dolni Bogrov - Kazichene Map
PLH060023 Poland Torfowiska Chełmskie Map
IT4030023 Italy Fontanili di Gattatico e Fiume Enza Map
PLH200008 Poland Dolina Biebrzy Map
DE5037304 Germany Hainspitzer See und Park Map
PLH320019 Poland Wolin i Uznam Map
PLB200007 Poland Dolina Górnej Narwi Map
BG0002024 Bulgaria Ribarnitsi Mechka Map
FR5212007 France Marais du Mès, baie et dunes de Pont-Mahé, étang du Pont de Fer, île Dumet Map
PTCON0005 Portugal Paul de Arzila Map
PLH320017 Poland Trzebiatowsko-Kołobrzeski Pas Nadmorski Map
LTKLAB009 Lithuania Svencelės pievos Map
PLB200006 Poland Ostoja Biebrzańska Map
PLB060018 Poland Dolina Szyszły Map
FR5212009 France Marais Breton, baie de Bourgneuf, île de Noirmoutier et forêt de Monts Map
GR4320006 Greece VOREIOANATOLIKO AKRO KRITIS: DIONYSADES, ELASA KAI CHERSONISOS SIDERO (AKRA MAVRO MOURI - VAI - AKRA PLAKAS) KAI THALASSIA ZONI Map
IT20B0017 Italy Ansa e Valli del Mincio Map
IT20B0016 Italy Ostiglia Map
FR3112003 France Marais Audomarois Map
IT9110038 Italy Paludi presso il Golfo di Manfredonia Map
PLH200010 Poland Ostoja w Dolinie Górnej Narwi Map
IT5160006 Italy Isola di Capraia - area terrestre e marina Map
ES2430043 Spain Laguna de Gallocanta Map
LTSLUB003 Lithuania Sausgalvių pievos Map
PLB080002 Poland Dolina Dolnej Noteci Map
GR1250004 Greece ALYKI KITROUS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI Map
PTCON0013 Portugal Ria Formosa / Castro Marim Map
FR5212008 France Grande Brière, marais de Donges et du Brivet Map
BG0000152 Bulgaria Pomoriysko ezero Map
DE1747402 Germany Greifswalder Bodden und südlicher Strelasund Map
BG0002050 Bulgaria Durankulashko ezero Map
PLH280048 Poland Ostoja Piska Map
PLH280052 Poland Ostoja Napiwodzko-Ramucka Map
PLB200005 Poland Bagno Wizna Map
FR5312010 France Dunes et côtes de Trévignon Map
ES0000470 Spain Marjal dels Moros (ZEPA) Map
ES1200006 Spain Ría de Villaviciosa Map
CY6000009 Cyprus PERIOCHI KOSIIS - PALLOUROKAMPOU Map
PLH200024 Poland Ostoja Narwiańska Map
PLB200008 Poland Przełomowa Dolina Narwi Map
FR7212018 France Bassin d'Arcachon et banc d'Arguin Map
AT3402000 Austria Rheindelta Map
PLB140015 Poland Bagno Pulwy Map
IT4020027 Italy Cronovilla Map
IT5340022 Italy Litorale di Porto d'Ascoli (La Sentina) Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 30 November 2009, on the conservation of wild birds (EU Birds Directive) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of old subfamily Sylviinae) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
https://wcd.coe.int/ViewDoc....ckColorLogged=FDC864

Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention lists the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures [and the designation of Areas of Special Conservation Interest (ASCIs) forming for the Emerald network]
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (Bonn Convention) (Migratory species of Muscicapidae sensu lato spp.) http://www.cms.int/
Memorandum of Understanding concerning Conservation Measures for the Aquatic Warbler (Acrocephalus paludicola) - under Bonn Convention (AWarbler) http://www.cms.int/aquatic-warbler/

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Aquatic Warbler English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Carricerín Cejudo Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Felosa-aquática Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Flosa-aquática Portuguese EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Grišlu kaukis Latvian Latvian NRC
Pagliarolo Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Phragmite aquatique French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sarakerttunen Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Seggenrohrsänger German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Vandsanger Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Vattensångare Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Waterrietzanger Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Wodniczka Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

Bird action plan
CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:12420 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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