Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cisticolas and Allies :: Red-faced Cisticola

Red-faced Cisticola Cisticola erythrops

Described by: Hartlaub (1857)
Alternate common name(s): Lepe Cisticola, Angola Red-faced Cisticola, Benguela Cisticola, Angola Cisticola, Angolan Cisticola
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Kenya - Aug, 2003 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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W. to se. tropical Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) S. Mauritania, Senegambia, s. Mali, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, s. Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, and Central African Republic.
(2) Ne. Zaire and ex. se. Sudan, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, s. Zaire, Somalia, w. and c. Kenya, and c. Tanzania.
(3) Ex. se. Zaire and s. Tanzania s. in Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe to ex. ne. Namibia (Caprivi Strip), n. Botswana, s. Mozambique, and e. South Africa (Natal, n. and e. Transvaal, Swaziland and e. Cape Province).
(4) W. Angola on the c. plateau and sc. Zaire.
(5) Se. Sudan, w. and c. Ethiopia. Eritrea.
(6) Sw. Sudan (upper Blue Nile).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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