Levaillant's Cisticola

Cisticola tinniens - Cisticole à sonnette

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Cisticolidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cisticola

  • Species
    :

    tinniens

Descriptor

Lichtenstein, MHK, 1842

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 9 à 14 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Levaillant's Cisticola (Cisticola tinniens) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Cisticola tinniens dyleffi (e DRCongo)
  • Cisticola tinniens oreophilus (w and c Kenya)
  • Cisticola tinniens shiwae (se DRCongo, sw Tanzania and e Zambia)
  • Cisticola tinniens perpullus (Angola, s DRCongo and w Zambia)
  • Cisticola tinniens tinniens (Zimbabwe, w Mozambique and South Africa)
  • Cisticola tinniens elegans (sw South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Cisticole à sonnette,
  • Cistícola de Levaillant,
  • Fuinha-zunidora,
  • Vleycistensänger,
  • Vley-szuharbújó,
  • Vallei-graszanger,
  • Cisticola tintinnante,
  • Levaillants grässångare,
  • Ringlegressanger,
  • cistovník močiarny,
  • cistovník štíhlý,
  • Sydafrikansk Cisticola,
  • lampiherttu,
  • Vleitinktinkie,
  • cistícola de Levaillant,
  • chwastówka zielna,
  • Мухоловковая цистикола,
  • アカボウシササフセッカ,
  • 铃声扇尾莺,
  • 鈴聲扇尾鶯,

Voice song and cries

Cisticole à sonnette
adult

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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