Socotra cisticola

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Socotra cisticola
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cisticolidae
Genus: Cisticola
Species: C. haesitatus
Binomial name
Cisticola haesitatus

The Socotra cisticola or island cisticola (Cisticola haesitatus) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It is endemic to Socotra Island in the Arabian Sea.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Cisticola haesitatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.