Lars Svensson (ornithologist)

Lars Gunnar Georg Svensson (born 30 March 1941) is a Swedish ornithologist,[1] who received an honorary degree from the Uppsala University in 2004.[2] He specialises in the identification of passerine birds. In 2008 he published a paper on the poorly known large-billed reed-warbler (Acrocephalus orinus)[3] which "dramatically changed ornithological perception of the Large-billed Reed Warbler".[4]

Selected publicationsEdit


  1. ^ "Lars Svensson" (in Swedish). Bonnier Fakta. Archived from the original on 22 August 2010. Retrieved 16 June 2010.
  2. ^ "Filosofie hedersdoktorer om intet annat anges; teknologie hedersdoktorer markeras (TeknD)" (in Swedish). Uppsala University. Retrieved 16 June 2010.
  3. ^ Svensson, Lars; Prŷs-Jones, Robert; Rasmussen, Pamela C.; Olsson, Urban (2008). "Discovery of ten new specimens of large-billed reed warbler Acrocephalus orinus, and new insights into its distributional range". Journal of Avian Biology. 39 (6): 605–610. doi:10.1111/j.1600-048X.2008.04634.x.
  4. ^ Timmins, Robert J.; Mostafawi, Naqeebullah; Madad Rajabi, Ali; Noori, Hafizullah; Ostrowski, Stephane; Olsson, Urban; Svensson, Lars; Poole, Colin M. (2009). "The discovery of Large-billed Reed Warblers Acrocephalus orinus in north-eastern Afghanistan" (PDF). BirdingASIA. Oriental Bird Club (12): 42–45. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-05-11.