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Rock-Loving Cisticola Cisticola aberrans

Described by: Smith, A. (1843)
Alternate common name(s): Rock-loving Cisticola, Lazy Cisticola
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Bona Manzi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Date unknown © Gordon Holtshausen  Donnybrook, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Dec 14, 2006 © Alan Manson 
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Sub-Saharan Africa;
Highly fragmented distribution;
(1) S. Mauritania, Guinea to Sierra Leone, sw. Mali, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, s. Niger, Ghana, Togo, and Benin.
(2) N. and e. Nigeria to Cameroon, ne. Chad, Central African Republic, ne. Zaire, sw. Sudan and w. Uganda, Rwanda.
(3) C. Angola.
(4) Se. Kenya and ne. Tanzania.
(5) Sw. Tanzania to ne. Zambia, w. Malawi, Zimbabwe and n. Mozambique.
(6) Malawi e. of the Rift Valley and adjacent nw. Mozambique.
(7) E. Botswana and e. South Africa (Transvaal, w. Swaziland, Natal).
(8) Lowlands of s. Mozambique and e. South Africa (s. Natal, Transvaal, e. Cape Province).


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


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