Black-tailed cisticola

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Black-tailed cisticola
Cisticola melanurus, Cuanavale-rivier, a.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cisticolidae
Genus: Cisticola
Species: C. melanurus
Binomial name
Cisticola melanurus
(Cabanis, 1882)

Cisticola melanurus (Cabanis, 1882) [orth. error]


The black-tailed cisticola (Cisticola melanurus) is a species of bird in the family Cisticolidae found in Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its natural habitat is dry savanna and canopy of smaller trees and forages in pairs for insects. It is threatened by habitat loss but details about this are unknown.