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

Rattling Cisticola Cisticola chiniana

Described by: Smith, A. (1843)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Cisticola chinianus


Kenya - Aug, 2003 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  South Africa - Jul, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  South Africa - Jul, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Semetsi, Botswana - Aug, 2002 © Tom Stephenson  Kenya - Jun, 2005 © Mike Bayman 
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E. and s. tropical Africa;
Two populations;
(1) S. Sudan, ne. Zaire, Burundi, and n. Uganda.
(2) Se. Gabon, Congo, s. Zaire, nc. Angola and n. Zambia.
(3) S. Ethiopia, s. Somalia, and n. Kenya.
(4) Higlands of e. Uganda and w. Kenya.
(5) Highlands of c. Kenya and n. Tanzania.
(6) Coastal Kenya and n. Tanzania.
(7) Region around Lake Victoria in sw. Kenya and n. Tanzania.
(8) Nc. Tanzania.
(9) Sc. Tanzania.
(10) S. Tanzania.
(11) Se. Tanzania, Malawi, and n. Mozambique.
(12) E. Zambia, s. Malawi, and c. mozambique.
(13) S. Zambia.
(14) S. Angola, ex. n. Namibia, nw. Botswana, ex. s. Zambia, and w. Zimbabwe.
(15) Zimbabwe, interior of s. Mozambique, se. Botswana, and South Africa (Plateau).
(16) C. Namibia.
(17) Coastal s. Mozambique, Swaziland, and e. South Africa (Transvaal, Swaziland, n. Orange Free State, and Natal).


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


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