Cisticola exilis

Cisticola exilis

golden-headed cisticola

(Golden-headed Cisticola)

FAMILY

Sylviidae

Species

Cisticola exilis

Common name

Golden-headed Cisticola

Main colour

Golden brown

Distinctive feature

Golden brown, wings with black streaks, size 10 cm

Campus

Townsville

Description

This golden brown bird has black streaks on the wings and on the darker brown tail, the underparts are cream to buff-coloured. Legs and feet brown, eyes black, bill brown. Usually foraging in grassy areas on the edge of campus.

Additional Images

strip photo