Thursday, March 8, 2018

ZITTING CISTICOLA

Photographed at Orient Road, Bronte, Queensland, March 2018
829                 ZITTING CISTICOLA              Cisticola juncidis    

AUSTRALIA               735

Also known as Streaked Fantail Warbler. Widespread throughout southern Europe, Africa, and southern Asia down to northern Australia. Many found in grassland, often near water. As many as 18 subspecies: 3 of these in Australia: leanyeri (northern Australia), normani (northwest Queensland) and laveryi (northeast Australia).






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