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Tink-tink Cisticola

Cisticola textrix (Vieillot, 1817)

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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.
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix major Frank Lambert 2019-10-28 Faan Meintjes Nature Reserve (near Klerksdorp), Southern DC, North West, Klerksdorp (South Africa) (1400 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

516077
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Peter Boesman 2017-09-29 Bontebok National Park, Swellendam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392410
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Peter Boesman 2014-11-06 Wakkerstroom area, Kwazulu-Natal, Mpumalanga (South Africa) display flight - [sono] 280140
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Peter Boesman 2017-09-29 Bontebok National Park, Swellendam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392412
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Peter Boesman 2014-11-06 Wakkerstroom area, Kwazulu-Natal, Mpumalanga (South Africa) display flight - [sono] 280139
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Faansie Peacock 2016-12-31 Vlaklaagte Grasslands, Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng, Mpumalanga (South Africa) (1400 m) song -

A bird displaying way, way up in the sky (living up to its name). Above short, open grassland. Quite soft, so recording amplified somewhat.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

364301
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix major Sander Bot 2013-02-01 Benfontijn Gamereserve, Lejweleputswa, Free State, Free State (South Africa) (1200 m) song -

Blue Wildebeest in the background.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

126159
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix major Sander Bot 2013-01-08 Benfontijn Gamereserve, Lejweleputswa, Free State, Free State (South Africa) (1200 m) song -

Blue Wildebeest in the background.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

126161
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix major Sander Bot 2013-02-13 Benfontijn Gamereserve, Lejweleputswa, Free State, Free State (South Africa) (1200 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

126162
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Faansie Peacock 2016-12-31 Vlaklaagte Grasslands, Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng, Mpumalanga (South Africa) (1400 m) song -

A bird displaying way, way up in the sky (living up to its name). Above short, open grassland. Quite soft, so recording amplified somewhat. The raspy calls later on in the clip are from Desert Cisticolas and the 'raspberries' are from a Black-chested Prinia.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

364302
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Dawie de Swardt 2020-11-01 Grootvlei grasslands, Dewetsdorp rd, Bloemfontein, Free State, Bloemfontein (South Africa) (1400 m) adult, sex uncertain, song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

599445
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Murray Christian 2018-01-05 Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Free State, Free State (South Africa) (1700 m) song -

A bird calling in an aerial display over short, heavily grazed grasslands.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

399271
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Peter Boesman 2017-09-29 Bontebok National Park, Swellendam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392409
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Peter Boesman 2017-09-29 Bontebok National Park, Swellendam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392411
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Tony Archer 2020-12-24 City of Matlosana (near Hauptsrus), Southern DC, North West, Klerksdorp (South Africa) (1500 m) adult, male, song -

Calling from bare open area surrounding a large pan.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

610701
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Peter Boesman 2014-11-06 Wakkerstroom area, Kwazulu-Natal, Mpumalanga (South Africa) song - [sono] 280143
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix major Frank Lambert 2019-10-28 Faan Meintjes Nature Reserve (near Klerksdorp), Southern DC, North West, Klerksdorp (South Africa) (1400 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

516075
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Peter Boesman 2017-09-27 South of Swellendam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392407
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Dawie de Swardt 2020-12-24 Grassland in Wolwekop area, west of Dewetsdorp, Free State, Dewetsdorp (South Africa) (1500 m) adult, call, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

610500
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Tony Archer 2021-02-27 City of Matlosana (near Witfontein), Southern DC, North West, Wolmaransstad (South Africa) (1600 m) adult, flight call, male -

Calling above fallow lands.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

625026
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Peter Boesman 2017-09-28 South of Swellendam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) song - [sono] 392408
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Tony Archer 2019-12-11 City of Matlosana, Southern DC, North West, Ventersdorp (South Africa) (1400 m) flight call, male -

Calling from high circling flight

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

511791
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix Dawie de Swardt 2021-01-01 Grassland near Schoongezicht, Jagersfontein rd, Bloemfontein, Free State, Bloemfontein (South Africa) (1300 m) adult, call, sex uncertain -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

612014
xeno-canto.org
Cloud Cisticola - Cisticola textrix major Sander Bot 2013-01-18 Benfontijn Gamereserve, Lejweleputswa, Free State, Free State (South Africa) (1200 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

126164
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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