WING-SNAPPING CISTICOLA

Also known as Ayre's Cisticola

(Cisticola ayresii)

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Roberts VI / VII 667 / 691
Clements 2000 139.0440
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
136-164

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A very small bird (9 to 10 cm) found in Africa from South Africa to Gabon and the Sudan. It is a common resident of dry short grasslands in the south eastern parts of the region. It is identifiable by the loud wing-snapping during its display flight. It lives off small insects.

 

List of Stamps showing Wing-snapping Cisticola

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No stamps issued