Wailing Cisticola

Cisticola lais - Cisticole plaintive

Cisticole plaintive
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Cisticolidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cisticola

  • Species
    :

    lais

Descriptor

Hartlaub Finsch, 1870

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 10 à 18 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Cisticole plaintive
adult

Wailing Cisticola (Cisticola lais) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family.

Subspecific information 7 Subspecies

  • Cisticola lais namba (w Angola)
  • Cisticola lais semifasciatus (ne Zambia, s Tanzania, Malawi and ne Mozambique)
  • Cisticola lais mashona (Zimbabwe, s Mozambique and ne South Africa)
  • Cisticola lais oreobates (Mt. Gorongoza. c Mozambique.)
  • Cisticola lais monticola (n South Africa)
  • Cisticola lais lais (e South Africa and Lesotho)
  • Cisticola lais maculatus (s South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Cisticole plaintive,
  • Cistícola plañidero,
  • Fuinha-chorona,
  • Trauercistensänger,
  • özvegy szuharbújó,
  • Jammergraszanger,
  • Cisticola lamentosa,
  • Jämmergrässångare,
  • Jamregressanger,
  • cistovník trávový,
  • cistovník naříkavý,
  • Klagesicticola,
  • vaikertajaherttu,
  • Huiltinktinkie,
  • cistícola ploranera,
  • chwastówka płaczliwa,
  • Траурная цистикола,
  • シロハラセッカ,
  • 啸声扇尾莺,
  • 呼嘯扇尾鶯,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) :

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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