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Singing Cisticola

Cisticola cantans (von Heuglin, 1869)

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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.
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans pictipennis Frank Lambert 2017-11-07 PDs Patch, W of Arusha, Arusha Region, Arusha (Tanzania) (1400 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

430167
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans pictipennis Frank Lambert 2017-10-27 PDs Patch, W of Arusha, Arusha Region, Arusha (Tanzania) (1400 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

449307
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans swanzii Mike Nelson 08-03-10 Mole National Park, Ghana, Northern (Ghana) (250 m) Song (A) -   46224
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans Peter Boesman 2018-06-28 Tujering, Western (Gambia) (20 m) song - [sono] 425678
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans swanzii Bram Piot 2019-06-16 Station de recherche de SOTUBA, Bamako, Koulikoro (Mali) (320 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

481715
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans Peter Boesman 2018-06-19 Tujering, Western (Gambia) (20 m) song - [sono] 425323
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans Oscar Campbell 2019-04-07 Mountain View Hotel, Lalibela, North Wello, Amhara, Amhara (Ethiopia) (2400 m) song -

Burst of song from bird not seen on slope below track.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

474299
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans cantans Andrew Spencer 2014-12-19 Portuguese Bridge, Debre Libanos, Oromia (Ethiopia) (3100 m) song -

songs from a bird perched mostly hidden in a large bush in dense scrub.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

276762
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans Peter Boesman 2015-12-02 Jemma Valley, Amhara (Ethiopia) call - [sono] 300148
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans swanzii Bram Piot 2019-06-16 Station de recherche de SOTUBA, Bamako, Koulikoro (Mali) (320 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

481717
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans swanzii Bram Piot 2019-06-16 Station de recherche de SOTUBA, Bamako, Koulikoro (Mali) (320 m) song -

Same bird as XC481715; a second bird singing in background

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

481716
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans pictipennis Frank Lambert 2018-11-29 Kijabe, Kiambu (Kenya) (2000 m) song -

playback-used:no

455635
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans pictipennis Frank Lambert 2018-11-29 Kijabe, Kiambu (Kenya) (2000 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

455637
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans swanzii Bram Piot 2016-04-09 Station de recherche de SOTUBA, Bamako, Koulikoro (Mali) (320 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

311034
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans Rory Nefdt 2012-05-06 Nyari, Nairobi, Nairobi Area (Kenya) (1700 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

120616
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans Peter Boesman 2018-06-18 Brufut, Kombo North, West Coast Region, Western (Gambia) (10 m) call -

ID certainty 80%.

425227
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans pictipennis Frank Lambert 2017-11-14 PDs Patch, W of Arusha, Arusha Region, Arusha (Tanzania) (1400 m) call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

449309
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans pictipennis Frank Lambert 2017-11-14 PDs Patch, W of Arusha, Arusha Region, Arusha (Tanzania) (1400 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

450584
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans swanzii Bram Piot 2016-01-10 Campement Kangaba, Koulikoro, Koulikoro (Mali) (400 m) alarm call -

Presumed pair calling (warning?)

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

299125
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans cantans Andrew Spencer 2015-01-02 Harenna Forest, Oromia (Ethiopia) (2100 m) song -

songs from a bird perched mostly hidden in roadside scrub at the edge of a clearing.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

276763
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans adamauae Mike Nelson 2012-04-05 Njotin agricultural fields 3, Nord-Ouest (Cameroon) (2300 m) Song (B) - One of several birds in farmland below the forest 99666
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans Oscar Campbell 2019-04-08 Mountain View Hotel, Lalibela, North Wello, Amhara, Amhara (Ethiopia) (2400 m) alarm call -

Scolding calls of two birds, given after song heard. Song featured in XC474466. Variable Sunbird erratically calling from 0:24.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

474467
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans Josh Engel 2016-07-31 Morungole Forest Reserve, Kaabong District, Northern Region, Kaabong (Uganda) (2500 m) call -

Not seen giving this call, but one had been singing there a few minutes earlier.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

352772
xeno-canto.org
Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans swanzii Bram Piot 2017-06-18 Sandicoly (est), Fatick, Fatick (Senegal) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

376198
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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