Wing-snapping cisticola

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Wing-snapping Cisticola
Wing-snapping Cisticola (Cisticola ayresii).jpg
Cedara Farm, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cisticolidae
Genus: Cisticola
Species: C. ayresii
Binomial name
Cisticola ayresii
Hartlaub, 1863

The Wing-snapping Cisticola (Cisticola ayresii), also known as Ayres' Cisticola, is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. Its scientific name honours South African ornithologist Thomas Ayres.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is found throughout central and southern Africa. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland.


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