Whistling Cisticola

The Whistling 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 Whistling Cisticola (Cisticola lateralis) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, dry savanna, and moist savanna. References - * BirdLife International 2004. More

Whistling Cisticola Cisticola lateralis = Described by: Fraser (1843) Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range W. to c. Africa; Two main populations; (1) Senegambia, Mali, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, and Cameroon, Central African Republic. (2) Ne. Zaire, s. More

1025/306, Whistling Cisticola, Cisticola lateralis ... http://www.zoo.ufl.edu/cachapman/kibale/Birds.html Bird List: ...supercilliosus STRIGIDAE Owls 544/111 Verreaux's Eagle owl - Bubo ... 1033/307 Winding Cisticola - Cisticola galactotes 1025/306 Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola ... http://www.hn.psu.edu/Faculty/KKemmerer/18thc/women/smith/peacock.htm Charlotte Smith (1749-1806): ...my standard to rally each order and genus, From the Eagle of Jove to ... ruffling of feathers, such pruning of coats, Such chirping, such whistling, such clearing ... http://bellnetweb.brc.tamus.edu/res_grid/mspubs/Birds. More

Whistling Cisticola - Not specifically identified as this species. It was id'd as either this or Siffling Cisticola. * More... More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cisticolidae
Genus : Cisticola
Species : lateralis
Authority : (Fraser, 1843)