slightly darker on crown; plain face; orange iris (South Africa; 2007-07-07)

Cisticola fulvicapilla

Native Range: Africa

Notes: a small, plain-backed cisticola that inhabits the grasy understory of open woodlands and savannas.

ventral view; plain grey-brown breast and belly (South Africa; 2007-07-07)

note the orange iris and hint of rufous on wing (South Africa; 2007-07-07)