Stout cisticola

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Stout cisticola
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cisticolidae
Genus: Cisticola
Species: C. robustus
Binomial name
Cisticola robustus
(Rüppell, 1845)

The stout cisticola (Cisticola robustus) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are boreal forests, moist savanna, and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland.

The southern subspecies C. r. angolensis and C. r. awemba are sometimes considered to form a separate species, the Angola cisticola (C. angolensis).

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