Blyth's Reed Warbler

Heb-grnd-brd by Chakradhar Kaveri

Heb-grnd-brd, a photo by Chakradhar Kaveri on Flickr.

This Warbler is often seen at Hebbal lake. In the breeding season, the best identification feature is the song, which is slow and repetitive, with much mimicry of other birds, punctuated with scales and typically acrocephaline whistles.