Golden-headed Cisticola

It is very similar in appearance to the Zitting Cisticola — however, in the breeding season males acquire a breeding plumage in which their head, throat and breast are a bright golden-orange colour, and their tails become shorter than in winter-plumage.

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Original source: Bright headed Cisticola. Cisticola exilis erythrocephalus Photograph by Sudhir Shivaram from Kemmangundi. 2005 email

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

Golden-headed Cisticola, Cisticola exilis post at cola-cistico.... Thanks for a great photo of this interesting bird. Ron Posted 16 months ago. ( permalink ) Would you like to comment? Sign up for a free account, or sign in (if you're already a member). Guest Passes let you share your photos that aren't public. Anyone can see your public photos anytime, whether they're a Flickr member or not. More

Jan 23 Golden-headed Cisticola - Cisticola exilis The Golden-headed Cisticola, Cisticola exilis, is native to southeast Asia including the Indian subcontinent and most of the surrounding islands as well as Australia. It is a songbird in the family Cisticolidae. They are somewhat unique in the fact that the male has a shorter tail in its breeding plumage. They enjoy moist thickets where they will be able to get lots of invertebrates to eat. More

Golden-headed Cisticola on a branch. Golden-headed Cisticola on a branch. Photo: K Vang and W Dabrowka / Bird Explorers © K Vang and W Dabrowka / Bird Explorers Golden-headed Cisticola. Golden-headed Cisticola. Photo: K Vang and W Dabrowka / Bird Explorers © K Vang and W Dabrowka / Bird Explorers Golden-headed Cisticola, nestling. Golden-headed Cisticola, nestling. More

Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis = Described by: Vigors; Horsfield (1827) Alternate common name(s): Gold-naped Cisticola, Gold-capped Cisticola, Bright-capped Cisticola, Yellow-headed Cisticola, Golden Cisticola, Bright-headed Cisticola, Bright-crowned Cisticola, Exile Warbler Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia - Jul, 2002 More

Golden-headed Cisticola - Cisticola exilis | Birds of the World says: Saturday January 24th, 2009 at 8:05 am Great Birding Moments # 18 Golden Headed Cisticola Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. More

* Golden-headed Cisticola ssp exilis One of many inquisitive birds responding to 'pishing' Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia (ssp exilis) Tom Tarrant 5 July 2009 44 weeks ago 4 Sounds 1 recording * bird singing Sibuyan Island, Romblon Province, Philippines Desmond Allen 1 July 2002 4 weeks ago 3 * Send or share this page More

Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis = Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - Sep, 2003 More

Golden-headed Cisticola - Cisticola exilis A warbler found in India and Australia, the male develops a golden-orange head plumage during the breeding season. It is found alongside wetlands where there is thick vegetation. More

An immature Golden-Headed Cisticola (Cisticola exilis) photographed in the Eagleby Wetlands. Immature birds have a yellowish tinge on the breast and underparts, but this individual was almost canary yellow. The colours in the picture are as the were naturally. Birds by Family Name Birds by Common name Canon EOS 50D 1/1250 sec f 5. More

Golden-headed Cisticola -Cisticola exilis - A Golden-headed Cisticola ruffles its feathers as it distinctively chirps. Dylan O'Donnell 2010 CATEGORY: Photos - Wildlife VIEWS: 618 UPLOADED: 2005-02-12 An elusive wetland passerine, the Golden-headed Cisticola is rarely seen in the open, preferring instead the cover of dense wetland vegetation and reed beds much like similar species such as the Reed Warbler. More

Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis (Non-breeding plumage) More

Golden-headed Cisticola (Cisticola exilis) by Craig Robson from Vietnam XC19230 :: Golden-headed Cisticola (Cisticola exilis) = Recording data Recordist Craig Robson Date ?-?-? Time ?:? Country Vietnam Location Cat Tien National Park, Cochinchina Longitude E107. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cisticolidae
Genus : Cisticola
Species : exilis
Authority : (Vigors & Horsfield, 1827)