Socotra Cisticola

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Socotra Cisticola is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The Socotra Cisticola is readily found here, as it displays from low bush tops. The small adjacent khor and beach hold the usual collection of gulls, terns and a few waders. Access is directly from the main coastal road, 7.8 km west of the airport turn. Wadi Ayhaft National Park - Map 5: Wadi Ayhaft National Park Road through Wadi Ayhaft National Park. Socotra, Yemen. More

Socotra Cisticola are six species that can be found nowhere else. Flora : Flora One of the most striking of Socotra's plants is the dragon's blood tree which is a strange-looking, umbrella-shaped tree.Dragon's Blood trees known locally as Dam al-Akhawain, or blood of the two brothers. Its red sap was the dragon's blood of the ancients, sought after as a medicine and a dye. More

In Deham we saw six Socotra Cisticolas two of which were juveniles, Long-billed Pipit 3, Socotra Sparrow 2, Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark 10. We also stopped at Khor Sirhin to see Laughing Dove 6, White Wagtail 1, Greenshank 1, Black-winged Stilt 3. Saturday 6 December We left the hotel at 4am to arrive on the Dixem Plateau by 5am, remaining there until 11.30am. More

Socotra Cisticola at sunset Ahmed Saeed Suleiman, a Bedouin from the interior and SCDP conservation unti director Inflated Pufferfish Cream-Coloured Courser Dusk: Sirhan Lagoon and Haggeher Mountains, looking south Socotra Buntings Near Ras Ersel. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cisticolidae
Genus : Cisticola
Species : haesitatus
Authority : (Sclater & Hartlaub, 1881)