Winding Cisticola
Cisticola galactotes
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The winding cisticola is a dark-backed cisticola with bold streaks, brown or grey tail with dark subterminal spots and white tips; the crown and wing panels, rufous. The left upper adult (Machame, 8-18) is courtesy of Bob Kasworm. The immatures in the 2nd row were seen in Mkomazi (7-08) and Tarangire (5-08). The bird in the 3rd and 4th rows was in Katavi (8-06) and the lower 4 images weretaken at Seronera (10-10). Click the photo above to see nineteen enlargements including juveniles, immatures and the coastal race haematocephala.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-18 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Paul Oliver, Doug McLennan, Per Holmen, Bob Kasworm

Last Update this page: 12-07-18