Posted by: atowhee | June 14, 2021


Taxonomists have added two more Old World warblers to the Cisticola group. They lived and may yet survive in Tanzania. The lab work was done on museum specimens.

I actually saw a Chubb’s Cisticola while birding in Uganda years ago. And here is my best effort pictorially:

Then there were all those amazing birds all around us–crested cranes, Hamerkop, thickknees, finfoot in a lake. Yeah, those warthogs are mammals that sneaked into the blog.

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