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Location: Creighton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Cisticola cinnamomeus

Identification

Distribution

Discontinuous in Africa south of the equator: Congo, DRC and Tanzania, and south to eastern South Africa

Taxonomy

Cisticola cinnamomeus was recently split from C. brunnescens (Pectoral-patch Cisticola); C. cinnamomeus is recognised as a separate species by Clements[1], Dickinson [2], Gill & Wright[3], Hockey et al.[4] and Sinclair and Ryan[5].

Habitat

Damp areas in grassland.

Behaviour

Vocalisation

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist.
  2. Dickinson, EC, ed. 2003. The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. 3rd ed., with updates to December 2007 (Corrigenda 7). Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0691117010
  3. Gill, F and M Wright. 2008. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names. Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ, USA. 2006. ISBN 9780691128276. Update (2008) downloaded from http://worldbirdnames.org/names.html.
  4. Hockey, PAR, WRJ Dean, and PG Ryan, eds. 2005. Roberts' Birds of Southern Africa. 7th ed. Cape Town: John Voelcker Bird Book Fund. ISBN 978-0620340533
  5. Sinclair, I and P Ryan. 2003. Birds of Africa South of the Sahara. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0691118154

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