The lazy cisticola (Cisticola aberrans) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It can be found mostly in Africa.

It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. It is usually associated with rocky wooded terrain with interspersed patchy grass tussocks. Usually at the foot of hills or in adjacent riparian vegetation.

It is sometimes split into two species: lazy cisticola (C. aberrans) in the southern part of its range and rock-loving cisticola (C. emini) further north.
Rock-loving Cisticola
Date Location Count
2021-07-11 08:36Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden1
2021-07-03 08:16Northcliff Ridge Eco Park1
2021-07-11 12:34Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve2
2021-07-11 06:46Wilge River Valley (upper)2
2021-07-04 06:35Kruger NP--Berg-en-Dal Camp2
2021-07-11 15:22Hogsback Inn2
2021-07-14 13:45Hilton--Doreen Clark NR2
2021-07-24 09:06Pietermaritzburg--Bisley Valley NR8
2021-06-29 15:36Hluhluwe-Imfolozi GR--Mpila Camp1