Winding Cisticola
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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 top photo was taken in the northern Serengeti (11-20). The left nest was photographed in Kisongo (3-22), courtesy of Mohamed Idd Mohamed; the right nest, Arusha (6-23), courtesy Frank Priscus Shirima. The left 4th row adult (Machame, 8-18) is courtesy of Bob Kasworm. The immatures in the 5th row were seen in Mkomazi (7-08) and Tarangire (5-08). The bird in the 6th and 7th rows was in Katavi (8-06) and the lower 4 images were taken at Seronera (10-10). Click the photo above to see 20 enlargements including juveniles, immatures and the coastal race haematocephala.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-24 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Paul Oliver, Doug McLennan, Per Holmen, Bob Kasworm,Kileo Jumah
Mohamed Idd Mohamed, Frank Priscus Shirima

Last Update this page: 9-03-23