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African Blue Tit (Cyanistes ultramarinus) Bonaparte, 1841
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Paridae

Scientific:
  Cyanistes ultramarinus
Citation:
  Bonaparte, 1841

Protonym:
  Parus ultramarinus

Avibase ID:
  227EC375C6879C55

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559612

Geographic range:

  • Cyanistes ultramarinus ultramarinus: NW Africa (Morocco to Tunisia) and Pantelleria I. (s Italy)
  • Cyanistes ultramarinus cyrenaicae: Libya
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  African Blue Tit
German:
  Blaumeise-ultramarinus
Spanish:
  Herrerillo Africano
French:
  Mésange maghrébine
Italian:
  Cinciarella africana
Japanese:
  afurikaaogara
Japanese:
  アフリカアオガラ
Polish:
  modraszka kanaryjska
Slovak:
  sýkorka saharská


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   African Blue Tit ( Cyanistes ultramarinus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   African Blue Tit ( Cyanistes ultramarinus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   African Blue Tit ( Cyanistes ultramarinus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   African Blue Tit ( Parus ultramarinus)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes considered a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Cyanistes [teneriffae, ultramarinus, degener, ombriosus or palmensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

German: Afrikanische Blaumeise, Blaumeise-ultramarinus, Nordafrikanische Blaumeise
English: African Blue Tit, Blue tit, North African Blue Tit, North-west African Blue Tit
Spanish: Herrerillo Africano
French: Mésange bleue d'Afrique du Nord, Mésange d'Afrique du Nord, Mésange maghrébine
Italian: Cinciarella africana
Japanese: afurikaaogara
Japanese: アフリカアオガラ
Latin: Cyanistes caeruleus ultramarinus, Cyanistes ultramarinus, Parus caeruleus ultramarinus, Parus ultramarinus
Dutch: Maghrebpimpelmees
Polish: Modraszka kanaryjska
Slovak: sýkorka saharská

 

         

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