Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cisticolas and Allies :: Siffling Cisticola

Siffling Cisticola Cisticola brachypterus

Described by: Sharpe (1870)
Alternate common name(s): Short-winged Cisticola
Old scientific name(s): Cisticola brachyptera


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W., c. and e. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Sengambia, s. Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, n. Angola (Cabinda), n. Zaire, Central African Republic, s. Chad, and w. Sudan
(2) Ne. Zaire, s. Sudan, and n. Uganda.
(3) Highlands of w. and c. Ethiopia and Eritrea.
(4) C. Kenya and n. Tanzania.
(5) Sw. Kenya.
(6) Coastal s. Somalia, Kenya, and ne. Tanzania.
(7) E. Zaire, s. Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and nw. Tanzania.
(8) C. Tanzania, Malawi, s. and e. Zambia, e. Zimbabwe to c. Mozambique.
(9) C. Angola, s. Zaire, and n. Zambia.


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


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