Ayre's Cisticola

The Ayre's Cisticola is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

grasslands leading into Mount Sheba where Ayre's Cisticola called in the rain. Wailing Cisticola, Plain-backed Pipit and Drakensberg Prinia were among the first birds we saw, before heading into the forest proper. Here we had a superb session of birding in one spot, as we tried to spot the Orange Ground Thrush calling from the Forest. A family of Olive Bush Shrikes put on a show and a Yellow-streaked Bulbul teased for a long time before showing. More

R667 Ayre's Cisticola (Cisticola ayresii) Common resident R668 Pale-crowned Cisticola (Cisticola brunescens) Fairly common local resident R669 Grey-backed Cisticola (Cisticola subruficapilla) Common resident R670 Wailing Cisticola (Cisticola lais) Common resident R671 Tinkling Cisticola (Cisticola rufilata) Uncommon resident R672 Rattling Cisticola (Cisticola chiniana) Common resident R673 Singing Cisticola (Cisticola cantans) Common localised resident R674 Red-faced Cisticola (Cisticola erythrops) Common localised resident R675 Black-backed Cisticola (Cisticola galactotes) Fairly common More

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Original source: Alan Manson
Author: Alan Manson
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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cisticolidae
Genus : Cisticola
Species : ayresii
Authority : Hartlaub, 1863