Cisticola chiniana   Rattling Cisticola  Bosveldtinktinkie
Rattling Cisticola
Gemsbokfontein, Aug 2018

A breeding resident. Common and widespread, both across the Waterberg and in the surrounding thorn savanna (49% in, 51% out; recorded in 92% of the Waterberg pentads); frequents any open woodland, found singly or in pairs; it is the commonest cisticola in the region, and is vocal and conspicuous. Breeds in summer.
Rattling Cisticola Waterberg distribution

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