ZITTING CISTICOLA FACTS
The Zitting Cisticola is a small warbler. It is brown above streaked with black, with rufous red rump. The head has a streaked cap and neck has no streaking. The underside is a pale buff colour. The tail is brown with a white tip. It is similar to the Golden-headed Cisticola but paler below and does not have an orange head in breeding season.
The nest is a cup shape made of grass, leaves and cobwebs with a roof made of leaves or grass. The female lays 3 to 6 eggs.
The Zitting Cisticola is found in eastern Queensland, northern Queensland, northern parts of the Northern Territory and on Torres trait islands. It is found in many other parts of the world in Europe, Asia and Africa.
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Zitting Cisticola|
Relatives in same Genus
Golden-headed Cisticola (C. exilis)