Description of a new African grass-warbler of the genus

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Statementby Edgar A. Mearns.
SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections,, v. 60, no. 20, Smithsonian miscellaneous collections ;, v. 60, no. 20.
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Mearns. The Cisticolidae family of small passerine birds is a group of about warblers found mainly in warmer southern regions of the Old World. This family probably originated in Africa, which has the majority of species, but there are representatives of the family across tropical Asia into Australasia, and one species, the Zitting cisticola, even breeds in Europe.

Cisticolas (pronounced sis-TIC-olas) are a genus of very small insectivorous birds formerly classified in the Old World warbler family Sylviidae, but now usually considered to be in the separate family Cisticolidae, along with other southern warbler are believed to be quite closely related to the swallows and martins, the bulbuls and the : Aves.

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Description of a new African grass-warbler of the genus Cisticola. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 1, 2. Febru Mearns, E. Descriptions of three new African weaver-birds of the genera Estrilda and Granatina.

Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections J Cisticola nigriloris forages in groups of 5–8 birds, apparently keeping in contact by group-singing. Many African and nontropical species, join foraging parties in the nonbreeding season. The typical foraging mode is perched gleaning (also known as standpicking) from the ground or from vegetation.

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The zitting cisticola was described by the naturalist Constantine Samuel Rafinesque in and given the binomial name Sylvia type locality is Campofelice di Roccella in Sicily. The current genus name Cisticola is from Ancient Greek kisthos, "rock-rose", and Latin colere, "to dwell".The specific juncidis is also from Latin and is a diminutive of iuncus, reed".

Addi-tionally, 3 new host species: Cisticola hunteri Shelley, ; Acrocephalus baeticatus (Vieillot, ) and Ploceus xanthops (Hartlaub, ) from Kenya and two new localities are recorded. Description of a new genus and species of hummingbird from Panama. Vol Page 1 Descriptions of seven new African grass-warblers of the genus Cisticola.

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New York: pp. The first part of Dr. Chapin's work was published as American Museum of Natural History Bulletin Vol. 45 in and covered the families Os­ triches to Button Quails. On the 18 th of July,one singing male individual of Zitting Cisticola (Cisticola juncidis) was observed at Lake Kolon, Central Hungary.

It is the first record of this species in Hungary. ciliaris, Cisticola chubbi, Cisticola tinniens, Prinia flavicans and Poliolais lopezi belong to the cisticolid clade.

Our re- Our re- sults support a splitting of the African warblers in tw o main. Chattering Cisticola Cisticola anonymus is common at forest edges and clearings in Lower Guinea, well known from Nigeria east to Central African Republic and south through Congo to Angola (Dowsett.

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Heading north we did well in the heat at Nasia Pond, with Black-faced Quailfinch, African Silverbill, Moustached Grass-Warbler, and Black-backed Cisticola.

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DowsettLemaire & Dowsett Birds of Ghana). from ABC Bulletin The Cape Grassbird or Cape Grass Warbler (Sphenoeacus afer) is an African warbler found in southern Africa. It is a common species of coastal and mountain fynbos and long, rank grass on mountain slopes or in river valleys.

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Volume 6 treats 19 families, from the Picathartidae to the Buphagidae, and in so doing covers, among.AFRICAN ELEPHANT (Loxodonta africana) – Great animals at Mole, with two single animals, one of whom was visiting the new tented camp whilst the other came to our own campground area next day before turning off to feed.

Also a group of 10 including a youngster bathing in .ZITTING CISTICOLA (AFRICAN) (Cisticola juncidis uropygialis) – A single from Tono Dam. BLACK-BACKED CISTICOLA (Cisticola eximius) – Unexpectedly good looks from the bridge at Nasia; normally we have to get down the embankment and flog around .