Cisticolas and Allies (Cisticolidae)

Dambo Cisticola (Cisticola dambo) - HBW 11, p. 463

French: Cisticole dambo German: Dambozistensänger Spanish: Cistícola Dambo
Other common names: Cloud-scraping Cisticola, Black-tailed Cloud Cisticola

Taxonomy: Cisticola dambo Lynes, 1931, Nasondoye, south DRCongo.
Closely allied to C. textrix and C. eximius. Racial identity of population in SE Gabon unknown; tentatively included in kasai. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • kasai Lynes, 1936 - SE Gabon, and S DRCongo (NW Kasai District).
  • dambo Lynes, 1931 - SE DRCongo, E Angola and NW Zambia.

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