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Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis

Described by: Vigors; Horsfield (1827)
Alternate common name(s): Gold-naped Cisticola, Gold-capped Cisticola, Bright-capped Cisticola, Yellow-headed Cisticola, Golden Cisticola, Bright-headed Cisticola, Bright-crowned Cisticola, Exile Warbler
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia - Jul, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Uthai Thani Province, Thailand - Jul, 2003 © Chaiyan Kasorndorkbua  Uthai Thani Province, Thailand - Jul, 2003 © Chaiyan Kasorndorkbua  Uthai Thani Province, Thailand - Jul, 2003 © Chaiyan Kasorndorkbua  Julatten, Queensland, Australia - 1985 © Hans&Judy Beste 
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India to se. Asia, Philippines, Greater Sundas, Lesser Sundas, Sulawesi, New Guinea, and nw. to se. Australia);
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Nepal, n. India (Assam), Bangladesh, s. China and Taiwan.
(2) S. India.
(3) Burma and Thailand, Cambodia, s. Vietnam.
(4) Sumatra, Borneo, Java and Bali and the Lesser Sundas to n. Australia (Northern Territory, n. Kimberley and Arnhem Land).
(5) Sulawesi, Moluccas and the Philippines.
(6) E. Australia (ex. se. South Australia, Victoria including King Is. in the Bass Strait, n. New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory (Jerrabomberra Wetlands) to ce. Queenslands and South Australia).
(7) New Guinea w. to Humboldt Bay, Snow Mountains, Oriomo River, including Manam Is., D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago (Fergusson Is. and Goodenough Is.), ne. Australia (ne. Queensland, Cape York Peninsula) and the Solomon Is.
(8) Nw. Australia from n. Western Australia e. from the Fortescue River, n. and c. Northern Territory to w. and ce. Queensland.
(9) Sw. China to Taiwan.
(10) China (Kiangsi and Fukien).
(11) Philippines and Sulu Archipelago.
(12 Bismarck Archipelago.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Hong Kong Birdwatching Society


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


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