Singing Cisticola

Cisticola cantans - Cisticole chanteuse

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Cisticolidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cisticola

  • Species
    :

    cantans

Descriptor

Heuglin, 1869

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 11 à 17 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Singing Cisticola (Cisticola cantans) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family.

Subspecific information 7 Subspecies

  • Cisticola cantans swanzii (Senegal and Gambia to s Nigeria)
  • Cisticola cantans concolor (n Nigeria to Sudan)
  • Cisticola cantans adamauae (Cameroon, Congo and nw DRCongo)
  • Cisticola cantans cantans (Eritrea and Ethiopia)
  • Cisticola cantans belli (Central African Republic, n and e DRCongo, Uganda, and nw Tanzania)
  • Cisticola cantans pictipennis (Kenya and n Tanzania)
  • Cisticola cantans muenzneri (s Tanzania to Zimbabwe and Mozambique)

Foreign names

  • Cisticole chanteuse,
  • Cistícola cantor,
  • Fuinha-cantora,
  • Weißbrauen-Cistensänger,
  • barnásfehér szuharbújó,
  • Witbrauwgraszanger,
  • Cisticola canora,
  • Vitbrynad grässångare,
  • Kantorgressanger,
  • cistovník spevavý,
  • cistovník zpěvavý,
  • Sangcisticola,
  • kyläherttu,
  • Singende Tinktinkie,
  • cistícola cantaire,
  • chwastówka rdzawogłowa,
  • Белобровая цистикола,
  • ウタイセッカ,
  • 歌扇尾莺,
  • 鳴唱扇尾鶯,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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