Category: Cisticolidae

Fluctuations related to rainfall in richness and abundance of birds of steppic Mediterranean habitats

Fan-tailed Warbler (Cisticola juncidis) Science Article 1 abstract The existence of interannual variations in the richness and abundance of bird species breeding in pseudo-steppic Mediterranean areas is analysed and related to the important fluctuations that take place in rainfall, which in turn deeply influence vegetation growth. The hypothesis of food limitation as a key factor […]

Aberdare Cisticola (Cisticola aberdare)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Cisticolidae | [latin] Cisticola aberdare | [UK] Aberdare Cisticola | [FR] Cisticole de l’Aberdare | [DE] Aberdare-Cistensanger | [ES] | [NL] Aberdare-graszanger Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Medium-sized, grass-dwelling warbler. Well-streaked buff-and-black on upperparts. Uniform buffy underparts. Stout Cisticola C. robustus has rufous nape and hindneck and slightly longer tail. Mixture […]

Fan-tailed Warbler (Cisticola juncidis)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Cisticolidae | [latin] Cisticola juncidis | [UK] Fan-tailed Warbler | [FR] Cisticole des joncs | [DE] Cistensanger | [ES] Cistcola Buitron | [NL] Gewone Graszanger Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Basileuterus lachrymosa Euthlypis lachrymosa MA Mexico to Nicaragua Euthlypis lachrymosa lachrymosa Euthlypis lachrymosa schistacea […]