Short-winged Cisticola

Cisticola brachypterus - Cisticole à ailes courtes

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Cisticolidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cisticola

  • Species
    :

    brachypterus

Descriptor

Sharpe, 1870

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 11 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 6 à 11 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Short-winged Cisticola (Cisticola brachypterus) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family.

Subspecific information 9 Subspecies

  • Cisticola brachypterus brachypterus (Senegal and Gambia to w Sudan, n DRCongo and n Angola)
  • Cisticola brachypterus hypoxanthus (ne DRCongo, s Sudan and n Uganda)
  • Cisticola brachypterus zedlitzi (Eritrea and Ethiopia)
  • Cisticola brachypterus reichenowi (s Somalia to ne Tanzania)
  • Cisticola brachypterus ankole (e DRCongo and s Uganda to nw Tanzania)
  • Cisticola brachypterus kericho (sw Kenya)
  • Cisticola brachypterus katonae (c Kenya to n Tanzania)
  • Cisticola brachypterus loanda (c Angola to s DRCongo and w Zambia)
  • Cisticola brachypterus isabellinus (e Zambia and s Tanzania to Mozambique)

Foreign names

  • Cisticole à ailes courtes,
  • Cistícola alicorto,
  • Fuinha-d'asa-curta,
  • Kurzflügelcistensänger,
  • rövidszárnyú szuharbújó,
  • Kortvleugelgraszanger,
  • Cisticola alicorte,
  • Kortvingad grässångare,
  • Vislegressanger,
  • cistovník krátkokrídly,
  • cistovník drobný,
  • Kortvinget Cisticola,
  • latvusherttu,
  • Kortvlerktinktinkie,
  • cistícola alacurta,
  • chwastówka sawannowa,
  • Короткокрылая цистикола,
  • クチプエセッカ,
  • 短翅扇尾莺,
  • 短翅扇尾鶯,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

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