Rattling Cisticola
Cisticola chiniana
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The rattling cisticola is the most common and widespread cisticola of acacia country, often perching, singing, and hunting from the tops of low bushes and acacia trees. These photos were taken in the Serengeti, Tarangire, Olasiti, TGT-Arusha, and Ushongo; click the left lower image to see 19 enlargements including ssp. heterophyrs.
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Steve Windels, Colin Beale, Fain Zimmerman, Karine Van der Vurst
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Last Update this page: 5-14-20