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Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis malaya  
Zitting Cisticola
Photographer : © David Bakewell
Location :Penaga rice fields, Penang, Malaysia
Date : 20 January 2005
English synonyms:Fan-tailed Cisticola, Fan-tailed Warbler, Common Cisticola, Common Fantail Warbler, Common Fantail-Warbler, Fantailed Cisticola, Fantailed Warbler, Streaked Cisticola, Streaked Fan-tailed Warbler, Streaked Fantail-Warbler, Streak-headed Cisticola, Streak-headed Fantail-Warbler, Wren Grass-Warbler
Bird Family :Cisticolidae - Cisticolas, prinias, scrub warblers & allies
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This bird was 'song-flighting' at the same time as bringing food to young in the nest. The dark undertail is a distinctive feature in flight.