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Ethiopian cisticola

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Old Saturday 5th November 2011, 17:56   #1
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Ethiopian cisticola

Just wondered what others thought of this cisticola, I have it down as Pectoral-patch but wanted to check?

Pale wing panel
Darker lores
Unstreaked crown (br male?)

Found in an area of vast tall grassland with few shrubs

Any thoughts would be great
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Old Sunday 6th November 2011, 07:45   #2
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Looks to me like a Pectoral-patch Cisticola; Pale crown and dark lores.
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Yes breeding male Pectoral-patch.
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