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The Hunter's Cisticolas (Cisticola hunteri) are found in the African countries of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda; where they inhabit tropical moist montane and high-altitude shrubland.
This species is well known because of its extraordinary dueting capabilities, where two birds sing in a distinctly coordinated fashion. For example, one may sing a rolling trill while the other whistles a piping accompaniment. Duetting birds may sing together, take turns, or sing right after the other.
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