Stout Cisticolas

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The Stout Cisticolas (Cisticola robustus) are endemic to the following African countries:

Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

They inhabit subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland areas, boreal forests and moist savanna.


The southern subspecies Cisticola robustus angolensis and Cisticola robustus awemba are sometimes considered to form a separate species: the Angola Cisticola (Cisticola angolensis).

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