Golden-headed Cisticola (species: Cisticola (Cisticola) exilis) in Woko NP (Gaia Guide)
Cisticola (Cisticola) exilis
Golden-headed Cisticola

©Leo: Golden-headed Cisticola (Cisticola (Cisticola) exilis)

©Tom Tarrant: Golden-headed Cisticola (Cisticola (Cisticola) exilis)

©Tom Tarrant: Golden-headed Cisticola (Cisticola (Cisticola) exilis)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Cisticolidae
Genus Cisticola
Species Cisticola (Cisticola) exilis
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 10 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.


Similar taxa

Interesting facts

  • It is known as the finest tailor of the birds, often using stolen spiders' threads to stitch together its nest. (Wikipedia)


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution: Golden-headed Cisticola (Cisticola (Cisticola) exilis)

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is a species of warbler found from India to Australia.

It is found in rank vegetation in and around wetlands. (Wikipedia)

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