Zitting Cisticola

It has a very wide breeding range including southern Europe, Africa outside the deserts and rainforest, and southern Asia down to northern Australia. It is mainly resident, but some East Asian populations migrate south to warmer areas in winter.

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The Zitting 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 Zitting Cisticola's nest is a cup shape with a canopy of tied-together leaves or grasses overhead for camouflage; 3-6 eggs are laid. These warblers are brown above, heavily streaked with black. The underparts are whitish, and the tail is broad, white-tipped and flicked frequently, giving rise to the alternative name for the species. More

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The most widespread example is the zitting cisticola, or common fantail warbler (C. juncidis), a reddish brown, streaky bird, 11 cm (4.5 inches) long, found from Europe and Africa to Japan and Australia. Like most cisticolas it makes a domed nest. The most common species from India to the Philippines and Australia is C.... More

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Zitting Cisticola - Cisticola juncidis Cisticole des joncs = Cisticole des joncs Oiseaux du bord de mer Gallery : © Jean-Marc Rabby Order : Passériformes Family : Cisticolidae Species : Zitting Cisticola Reference: jmra55844 Other pictures Date taken : 2008 Sep Geographic data Country : Gabon (gb) Region : Province de l' Estuaire Place : Libreville More

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“Of particular note are the Zitting Cisticola (Cisticola juncidis malaya) that are plentiful in the field. Over the past three years have spotted 3-4 breeding Zitting Cisticola at this location at any one time. Although the Zitting Cisticola are polygynous, most of the pairs I observed seemed to be monogamous (has been described in literature). The above image shows four out of the of five family members. “These guys are really shrewd and not the easiest to get close to. More

Behavior and reproduction: The zitting cisticola takes insects and insect larvae on the ground. It stays in permanent territories but will Male zitting cisticolas build a "show" nest to attract a female, and the female builds the "real" nest, where she lays her eggs. (Illustration by Barbara Duperron. Reproduced by permission.) move away from the nesting regions after the young can fly. Mediterranean populations are migratory. More

Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis - Mystery bird of the Month - January 2002 Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis copyright Nikhil Devasar Although no human fingers are visible it is fairly obvious that this is a bird in the hand. The head is turned away and the tail is not very clear so it was perhaps a rather difficult one. Nevertheless over half those who had a go got it right. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cisticolidae
Genus : Cisticola
Species : juncidis
Authority : (Rafinesque, 1810)