RATTLING CISTICOLA

(Cisticola chiniana or chinianus)

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Roberts VI / VII 672 / 676
Clements 2000 139.0120
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
136-133

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A medium bird (14 to 16 cm) found from South Africa to East Africa and Eritrea. It is a common resident of the north eastern half of southern Africa. It inhabits acacia savanna and coastal scrub. It is normally found in pairs and eats insects and the nectar of aloes.

 

List of Stamps showing Rattling Cisticola

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No stamps issued