Rattling Cisticola

Cisticola chiniana - Cisticole grinçante

Cisticole grinçante
juvenile
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Cisticolidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cisticola

  • Species
    :

    chiniana

Descriptor

Smith, A, 1843

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 10 à 21 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Rattling Cisticola (Cisticola chiniana) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family.

Subspecific information 17 Subspecies

  • Cisticola chiniana simplex (s Sudan, ne DRCongo and n Uganda)
  • Cisticola chiniana fricki (s Ethiopia and n Kenya)
  • Cisticola chiniana fortis (Gabon to c Angola, s DRCongo and Zambia)
  • Cisticola chiniana humilis (e Uganda and w Kenya)
  • Cisticola chiniana fischeri (nc Tanzania)
  • Cisticola chiniana ukamba (c Kenya and n Tanzania)
  • Cisticola chiniana victoria (sw Kenya and n Tanzania)
  • Cisticola chiniana heterophrys (coastal Kenya and Tanzania)
  • Cisticola chiniana keithi (sc Tanzania)
  • Cisticola chiniana mbeya (s Tanzania)
  • Cisticola chiniana emendatus (Malawi, se Tanzania and n Mozambique)
  • Cisticola chiniana procerus (e Zambia, s Malawi and c Mozambique)
  • Cisticola chiniana frater (c Namibia)
  • Cisticola chiniana bensoni (s Zambia)
  • Cisticola chiniana smithersi (s Angola and n Namibia to w Zimbabwe)
  • Cisticola chiniana chiniana (se Botswana and Zimbabwe to sc Mozambique and c South Africa)
  • Cisticola chiniana campestris (se Mozambique and e South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Cisticole grinçante,
  • Cistícola cascabel,
  • Fuinha-chocalheira,
  • Rotscheitel-Cistensänger,
  • vöröskoronás szuharbújó,
  • Ratelgraszanger,
  • Cisticola raganella,
  • Akaciagrässångare,
  • Torngressanger,
  • cistovník hnedotemenný,
  • cistovník pokřovní,
  • Akaciecisticola,
  • akaasiaherttu,
  • Bosveldtinktinkie,
  • cistícola grinyolant,
  • chwastówka rechocząca,
  • Рыжеплечая цистикола,
  • アフリカセッカ,
  • 巧扇尾莺,
  • 輕捷扇尾鶯,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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