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Fan-tailed Warbler/Zitting cisticola - Cisticola juncidis

Pictures - John Foss

The Fan-tailed Warbler or Zitting Cisticola is often first noticed in flight as it circles overhead with a distinctive dipping motion,
and making regular "zitting" calls at the peaks between dips. Difficult to photograph, Fan-tailed Warblers do not stay in the same place
for long. They frequent dense vegetation, grasslands, grassy coastal plains and salt marshes. The specimens on this page were photographed at Praia Da Rocha, Lagoa dos Salgados and Cabanas De Tavira.

Fan-tailed Warbler

 

Zitting cisticola

 

Fan-tailed Warbler

 

Zitting cisticola

 

Fan-tailed Warbler

 

Zitting cisticola

 

Fan-tailed Warbler

 

Zitting cisticola

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