Cisticolas and Allies (Cisticolidae)

Ashy Cisticola (Cisticola cinereolus) - HBW 11, p. 447

French: Cisticole cendrée German: Grauzistensänger Spanish: Cistícola Ceniciento

Taxonomy: Cisticola cinereola Salvadori, 1888, Farré, Awash Valley, Ethiopia.
Racial identity of apparently isolated population in SE Sudan and NW Kenya uncertain; tentatively included in schillingsi. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • cinereolus salvadori, 1888 - NE Ethiopia and N Somalia.
  • schillingsi Reichenow, 1905 - SE Sudan, S Ethiopia, S Somalia, Kenya and N Tanzania.

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