Golden-headed Cisticola

Golden-headed Cisticola




The golden-headed (Cisticola exilis), otherwise called the bright-capped cisticola, is a types of songbird in the family Cisticolidae, found in Australia and 13 Asian nations. Developing to 9–11.5 centimeters (3.5–4.5 in) long, it is typically earthy colored and cream in shading, however has an alternate appearance during the mating season, with a gold-hued body and an a lot shorter tail. 

Golden-headed Cisticola


It is an omnivore and oftentimes makes an assortment of vocalizations. Known as the "finest tailor of all birds", it constructs nests out of plants and spider threads. It mates in the rainy season. It has an enormous range and populace, which is believed to be expanding.

The golden-headed cisticola has brown iris, dark brown upper beak, pink lower beak, and pink feet. Breeding feather males have milky white head, yellowish brown from eyebrow line to neck, roughly dark brown back, with pale yellowish brown feathers, white throat, creamy yellow belly, short black tail feathers, and white ends.


The male non-reproductive feathers have dark-brown markings on the head, yellowish-brown sides, and long tail feathers.


Golden-headed Cisticola



The female has a yellowish-brown head with obvious dark-brown vertical stripes on the head, gray-white eye circles, pale yellow eyebrows, which are almost the same color as the nape of the neck, and the tail feather ends are light brown. Other male birds have non-reproductive feathers.



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