Zenfolio | Tom KELLIE | Porini Lion — Cisticola galactotes
Created 4-Feb-18
8 photos

~ After early afternoon arrival in the camp, as is usual practice, there were several hours for rest prior to the afternoon game drive. Using the large lens, a few test shots were made. Outside of my tent were tall shrubs, a few having fruit. A bird was singing at sufficiently close range for portrait photos. Cisticola galactotes, or Winding Cisticola, its distinctive barred tail feathers were prominent. Settling into the rhthm of a safari camp, I watched the active Cisticola practicing its song.
Winding CisticolaCisticola galactotes Perched Outside of My TentBird AttractantsCisticola galactotes with FruitWinding Cisticola Tail Feather MarkingsAfternoon PreeningIn Full VoiceLong Toenails

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Keywords:Cisticola galactotes, EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II, EOS 1D X, Kenya, Porini Lion, Winding Cisticola