Levaillant’s Cisticola (Afrikaans name, Vleitinktinkie) is a tiny little bird with a lot of attitude he likes to make himself heard and you often hear him way before you see him.

L Cisticola

Can often be found on the tops of shrubs or reeds, warbling away.

A common resident of the reedy and marshland areas.

We have seen them both at Intaka Island and at the Rietvlei Nature Reserve.

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