Cisticolas and allies

Cisticolas and allies

February 6, 2022

Cisticolas and allies- There are about 111 of these species in the world and about 43 of them can be seen in Uganda. These Cisticolidae birds are from the warbler family from the old world. They are small bird generally and are brown or grey in color. They mainly live-in grasslands and scrub areas. Cisticolas and allies species in this family include:

Red-pate Cisticola Cisticola ruficeps

Wailing Cisticola Cisticola lais

Winding Cisticola Cisticola galactotes

Carruthers’s Cisticola Cisticola carruthersi

Stout Cisticola Cisticola robustus

Croaking Cisticola Cisticola natalensis

Black-faced Apalis Apalis personata

Yellow-breasted Apalis Apalis flavida

Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis

Red-faced Cisticola Cisticola erythrops

Singing Cisticola Cisticola cantans

Whistling Cisticola Cisticola lateralis

Trilling Cisticola Cisticola woosnami

Chubb’s Cisticola Cisticola chubbi

Buff-throated Apalis Apalis rufogularis

Chestnut-throated Apalis Apalis porphyrolaema

Gray Apalis Apalis cinerea

Tabora Cisticola Cisticola angusticaudus

Siffling Cisticola Cisticola brachypterus

Foxy Cisticola Cisticola troglodytes

Black-collared Apalis Apalis pulchra

Ruwenzori Apalis Apalis ruwenzori

Black-capped Apalis Apalis nigriceps

Black-throated Apalis Apalis jacksoni

Masked Apalis Apalis binotata

Karamoja Apalis Apalis karamojae

Red-fronted Warbler Urorhipis rufifrons

Gray-capped Warbler Eminia lepida

Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura

Hunter’s Cisticola Cisticola hunteri

Rock-loving Cisticola Cisticola aberrans

Rattling Cisticola Cisticola chiniana

Black-necked Cisticola Cisticola eximius

Wing-snapping Cisticola Cisticola ayresii

Tawny-flanked Prinia Prinia subflava

Pale Prinia Prinia somalica

White-chinned Prinia Prinia leucopogon

Banded Prinia Prinia bairdii

Red-winged Prinia Prinia erythroptera

Red-winged Gray Warbler Drymocichla incana

Yellow-browed Camaroptera Camaroptera superciliaris

Olive-green Camaroptera Camaroptera chloronota

Gray Wren-Warbler Calamonastes simplex

Book your African birding trips today with Africa Adventure Vacations to see several Cisticolas and allies species and other birds.

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