Red-pate cisticola

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Red-pate cisticola
Red-pate Cisticola (Cisticola ruficeps).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cisticolidae
Genus: Cisticola
C. ruficeps
Binomial name
Cisticola ruficeps
(Cretzschmar, 1827)

The red-pate cisticola (Cisticola ruficeps) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and swamps.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Cisticola ruficeps". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.