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Levaillant's Cisticola

Cisticola tinniens


13cm. A common widespread, wetland cicticola in temperate/upland area; range overlaps only narrowly with rufous-winged Cisticola and not at all with Luapula and Chirping Cisticolas. It has a rufous(not grey-brown) tail, streaked (not plain) rump and diagnostic song.


common resident in marshy vegetation and areas of long, rank grass in open grassland.

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Jared Hersch
Jared Hersch 9 years ago

New pic added to set

Jared Hersch
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Jared Hersch

Knysna Local Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Mar 20, 2013
Submitted on Mar 23, 2013

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