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Whistling Cisticola

Cisticola lateralis (Fraser, 1843)

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis Phil Gregory 2017-05-18 Budongo Forest, Masindi (Uganda) (1100 m) call -

One call

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

608078
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis lateralis Étienne Leroy 2015-06-05 Grel rubber plantation, Abura, Western (Ghana) (40 m) song -

Very common in a wasteland within the rubber plantation.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

254684
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis Peter Boesman 2018-06-28 Tujering, Western (Gambia) (20 m) call, song - [sono] 425673
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis lateralis Mike Nelson 2012-04-03 Mankon Sacred Forest, Mankon, Nord-Ouest (Cameroon) (1300 m) Song (A) - 99774
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis Peter Boesman 2018-06-28 Tujering, Western (Gambia) (20 m) song - [sono] 425672
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis Étienne Leroy 2016-11-20 Lamto research center, Lagunes (Côte d'Ivoire) (80 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

353614
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis lateralis Étienne Leroy 2015-06-05 Grel rubber plantation, Abura, Western (Ghana) (40 m) call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

254683
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis Lars Lachmann 2018-01-24 Bouna, Savanes, Savanes (Côte d'Ivoire) (200 m) call -

several birds feeding at the edge of burnt savannah grassland, the short kip-notes probably from village weavers nearby, not sure whether the loud call starting at 0:26 is also of this species or something else.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

402407
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis antinorii James and David Bradley 2012-02-18 South Nandi Escarpment, Kisumu (Kenya) (1500 m) call -

One of several call types given by this group of birds - this one very similar to the 'tyapp tyapp' given by C. woosnami.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

127081
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis Patrik Åberg 2017-11-06 Kakum NP, Central (Ghana) (140 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

400165
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis lateralis Bram Piot 2016-09-03 Plateau NE of Coyah, Coyah (Guinea) (260 m) song -

Common on the plateau

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

333254
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis lateralis Étienne Leroy 2016-11-20 Lamto research center, Lagunes (Côte d'Ivoire) (80 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

343861
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis lateralis Rolf A. de By 2016-01-15 feeder road to Sushen Forest, Central (Ghana) (135 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

301471
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis Patrik Åberg 2017-11-06 Nsuta Forest, Western (Ghana) (60 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

400397
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis Patrik Åberg 2017-11-06 Nsuta Forest, Western (Ghana) (60 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

400399
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis Étienne Leroy 2016-02-21 Cosrou, Dabou, Lagunes, Lagunes (Côte d'Ivoire) (80 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

305000
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis lateralis Mike Nelson 03-03-10 Antwikwaa, Ghana, Central (Ghana) (100 m) Song (B) -   46402
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis lateralis Peter de Rouw 2017-11-25 Track E of Gyankobo, Twifo, Central., Central (Ghana) (140 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

397472
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis Peter Boesman 2018-06-19 Tujering, Western (Gambia) (20 m) call, song - [sono] 425316
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis lateralis Bram Piot 2019-05-18 Kafountine, Bignona, Ziguinchor, Ziguinchor (Senegal) (5 m) call -

Two types of calls by at least two birds (family with begging juvs., or alarm calls by family group?)

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

476160
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis lateralis Étienne Leroy 2017-01-14 Néka, Bas-Sassandra (Côte d'Ivoire) (100 m) begging call, call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

353564
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis Peter Boesman 2018-06-19 Tujering, Western (Gambia) (20 m) call, song - [sono] 425317
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis lateralis Bram Piot 2016-09-03 Plateau NE of Coyah, Coyah (Guinea) (260 m) song -

Three birds singing simultaneously

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

333262
xeno-canto.org
Whistling Cisticola - Cisticola lateralis antinorii Barry Edmonston 2018-07-31 Bugahya, Hoima, Western Region, Hoima (Uganda) (1200 m) call -

Single individual perched two meters above ground in small tree in grasslands, located in garden area around an attractive but abandoned house, 300 meters from main road 10 kilometers south of Hoima.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

432512
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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