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Stout Cisticola Cisticola robustus

Described by: Rüppell (1845)
Alternate common name(s): Angola Cisticola, Awemba Cisticola
Old scientific name(s): Cisticola robusta


Masai Mara, Kenya - Nov 15, 2007 © Brennan Mulrooney 
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Cw., e. and sc. Africa;
Highly fragmented distribution;
(1) Highlands of e. Nigeria and w. Cameroon.
(2) C. Eritrea and adjacent n. Ethiopia (Adigrat).
(3) N. Ethiopia (plateau and Harrar).
(4) Sw. Ethiopia (plateau).
(5) Ne. Zaire, ex. se. Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya and ex. ne. Tanzania.
(6) S. Zaire (w. Shaba) to nw. Zambia and Angola.
(7) Se. Zaire (s. Shaba) to ex. sw. Tanzania and ne. Zambia


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


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