Golden-headed Cisticolas or Bright-headed Cisticolas

The Golden-headed Cisticolas (Cisticola exilis) – also known as the Bright-headed Cisticolas – are found from India to Australia, where they occur in vegetation in and around wetlands.


Breeding Males: The head, throat and breast are a bright golden-orange color. The tail is shorter than in winter-plumage.

Interesting Facts

They use spiders’ threads to stitch together their nests.

Golden headed Cisticola
Goldenheaded Cisticola
Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis, also known as the Bright-headed Cisticola
Golden-headed Cisticola
Brightheaded Cisticola
Golden-headed Cisticola
Golden-headed Cisticola
Golden-headed Cisticola (Cisticola exilis), or Bright-headed Cisticola
Bright-headed Cisticola or Yellow-headed Fan-tailed Warbler (Cisticola exilis tytleri)

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