Cisticolas and Allies (Cisticolidae)

Rufous Cisticola (Cisticola rufus) - HBW 11, p. 456

French: Cisticole rousse German: Rostzistensänger Spanish: Cistícola Rojizo

Taxonomy: Drymoica rufa Fraser, 1843, Benue River, Idah, Niger River, Nigeria.
Forms a superspecies with C. troglodytes, and may have affinities with C. fulvicapilla and C. angusticauda. Monotypic.

Distribution: Senegal, Mali and NW Sierra Leone E, patchily, to Nigeria, N Cameroon, S Chad and W Central African Republic.

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