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Stout cisticola

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

The stout cisticola (Cisticola robustus) is a species of bird in the family Cisticolidae. 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 forest, 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).


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Cisticola robustus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22713430A94374268. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22713430A94374268.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.