Croaking Cisticola

The Croaking Cisticola is a resident breeder in Africa south of the Sahara. It is a very small insectivorous bird.

The Croaking Cisticola is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Croaking Cisticola, Cisticola natalensis, is an Old World warbler in the genus Cisticola. This genus is sometimes split off with various other southern warbler genera and given family status as the Cisticolidae. The Croaking Cisticola is a resident breeder in Africa south of the Sahara. It is a very small insectivorous bird. These small passerines are found in rank grassland habitats, often near swamps or water. More

The Croaking Cisticola's nest is a ball shape with a side entrance; 2-4 eggs are laid. See more at This article uses material from Wikipedia® and is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License Wikipedia Português A enciclopédia livre Download this dictionary Boita-do-natal A boita-do-natal (Cisticola natalensis) é uma ave passeriforme da família Cisticolidae, encontrada em vários países da África. More

Distribution of Croaking cisticola in southern Africa, based on statistical smoothing of the records from first SA Bird Atlas Project (© Animal Demography unit, University of Cape Town; smoothing by Birgit Erni and Francesca Little). Colours range from dark blue (most common) through to yellow (least common). See here for the latest distribution from the SABAP2. Food It mainly eats invertebrates, gleaning prey from the undergrowth and bare soil. More

Croaking Cisticola Cisticola natalensis 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Least Concern Justification This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence 30% decline over ten years or three generations). More

Croaking Cisticola - Cisticola natalensis Cisticole striée = Cisticole striée Oiseaux du bord de mer Gallery : © Yvan Perré Order : Passériformes Family : Cisticolidae Species : Croaking Cisticola Age : Adult Reference: yvpe30948 Date taken : 2005 Jul Geographic data Country : Burkina Faso (uv) Region : Province des Balé Place : More

a picture of the Croaking Cisticola on page 912. The Croaking Cisticola belongs to the family of birds classified as Cisticolidae. According to the Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology the Croaking Cisticola is also known by these other names: Striped Cisticola, Great Grass Warbler. The map of the Kruger you see on this page shows the areas (coloured orange) where this bird has been identified. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cisticolidae
Genus : Cisticola
Species : natalensis
Authority : (Smith, 1843)