Singing Cisticola

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

The Singing Cisticola (Cisticola cantans) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. More

Distribution of Singing cisticola in southern Africa, based on statistical smoothing of the records from first SA Bird Atlas Project (© Animal Demography unit, University of Cape Town; smoothing by Birgit Erni and Francesca Little). Colours range from dark blue (most common) through to yellow (least common). Food It eats a variety of small invertebrates, doing most of its foraging near the ground in undergrowth. More

Singing Cisticola (Cisticola cantans) by Mike Nelson from Ghana XC46224 :: Singing Cisticola (Cisticola cantans swanzii) = Recording data Recordist Mike Nelson Date 08-03-10 Time 6:30am Country Ghana Location Mole National Park, Ghana Longitude W1.45'38" Latitude N9. More

Singing Cisticola 1250 Kinigi Cisticola exilis Golden-headed Cisticola Golden-headed Cisticola Locations for recordings with GPS coordinates page 1 Singing Cisticola Song Cisticola cantans swanzii (0:17) Mike Nelson XC46224 08-03-10, Ghana page 1 © 2005-2010 Xeno-canto Foundation. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cisticolidae
Genus : Cisticola
Species : cantans
Authority : (Heuglin, 1869)