French: Cisticole du Tana German: Tanazistensänger Spanish: Cistícola del Tana
Karawa, lower Tana River, Kenya.
Lower R Tana Valley, in E Kenya.
13 cm; 12–15 g. A medium-sized, relatively slender, streak-backed cisticola with long, rounded tail; pale, washed-out appearance. Has creamy face with grey-brown cheek... read more
Reported as similar to that of C. chiniana.
Semi-arid acacia (Acacia) scrub on flat sandy plains and black cotton soils.
Food and feeding
Diet mainly insects, including grasshoppers (Orthoptera). No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Data Deficient. Restricted-range species: present in East African Coastal Forests EBA. Known from only seven museum specimens... read more
Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features!