Croaking Cisticola

Cisticola natalensis - Cisticole striée

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Cisticolidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cisticola

  • Species
    :

    natalensis

Descriptor

Smith, A, 1843

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 12 à 29 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Croaking Cisticola (Cisticola natalensis) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family.

Subspecific information 8 Subspecies

  • Cisticola natalensis strangei (Senegal and Gambia to sw Sudan, Uganda, w, c Kenya and n Tanzania)
  • Cisticola natalensis inexpectatus (c Ethiopia)
  • Cisticola natalensis argenteus (s Ethiopia, n Kenya and s Somalia)
  • Cisticola natalensis tonga (c Sudan)
  • Cisticola natalensis katanga (ne Angola to sw Tanzania and n Malawi)
  • Cisticola natalensis huambo (w and c Angola)
  • Cisticola natalensis natalensis (se Kenya, c, e Tanzania to e Zambia, Malawi and e South Africa)
  • Cisticola natalensis holubii (sw Zambia, ne Botswana and w Zimbabwe)

Foreign names

  • Cisticole striée,
  • Cistícola de Natal,
  • Fuinha do Natal,
  • Strichelcistensänger,
  • tüskés szuharbújó,
  • Natalgraszanger,
  • Cisticola gracidante,
  • Buskgrässångare,
  • Kvekkegressanger,
  • cistovník škriekavý,
  • cistovník tlustozobý,
  • Buskcisticola,
  • raakkujaherttu,
  • Groottinktinkie,
  • cistícola gralladora,
  • chwastówka kracząca,
  • Пёстрая цистикола,
  • ナゲキセッカ,
  • 蛙声扇尾莺,
  • 呱叫扇尾鶯,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

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