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Singing Cisticola Cisticola cantans

Described by: Heuglin (1869)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Langata Nature Education Centre, Karen, Kenya - Apr 24, 2005 © Charlie Moores  near Lake Victoria, Uganda - Mar, 2006 © Nigel Hacking 
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W. to se. Africa;
Fragmented distribution in the c. and e. range;
(1) Seneganbia, s. Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Burkin Faso, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, and s. Nigeria.
(2) N. Nigeria, s. Chad, Central African Republic, and c. Sudan.
(3) Cameroon to sw. Zaire.
(4)(4) Central African Republic, n. Zaire, s. Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and nw. Tanzania.
(5)(3) N. Ethiopia and Eritrea.
(6)(5) Kenya and n. Tanzania.
(7)(6) C. Tanzania, e. Zambia, Malawi, e. Zimbabwe, and n. Mozambique.


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


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