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White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher
Melaenornis fischeri (Reichenow, 1884)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
  Melaenornis

Scientific:
  Melaenornis fischeri

Citation:
  (Reichenow, 1884)

Reference:
  J.Orn. 32 p.53

Protonym:
  Dioptrornis Fischeri

Avibase ID:
  3809131C04BFDBDA

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559799

Geographic range:

  • Melaenornis fischeri fischeri: southeastern South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, and northern Tanzania
  • Melaenornis fischeri toruensis: Highlands of sw Uganda and e Democratic Republic of the Congo to Rwanda and Burundi
  • Melaenornis fischeri nyikensis: E Democratic Republic of the Congo (Marungu Highlands) to Tanzania and Malawi
  • Melaenornis fischeri semicinctus: Highlands of e Democratic Republic of the Congo (west of Lake Albert)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher
Czech:
  lejsek brýlatý
German:
  Bergdrongoschnäpper
Danish:
  Brillefluesnapper
Spanish:
  Papamoscas de Fischer
Finnish:
  hopeasieppo
French:
  Gobemouche de Fischer
Icelandic:
  White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher
Italian:
  Pigliamosche ardesia occhibianchi
Japanese:
  mejirohaibitaki
Japanese:
  メジロハイビタキ
Dutch:
  Bergdrongovliegenvanger
Norwegian:
  Brillefluesnapper
Polish:
  mucharka bialooka
Portuguese:
  Papa-moscas-de-olho-branco
Portuguese (Brazil):
  White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher
Russian:
  Белоглазая чёрная мухоловка
Slovak:
  muchár Fischerov
Swedish:
  vitögd flugsnappare
Chinese:
  白眼黑鹟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Gobemouche de Fischer ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Gobemouche de Fischer ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Melaenornis fischeri [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Melaenornis fischeri [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Melaenornis fischeri [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Dioptrornis fischeri [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Dioptrornis fischeri [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Melaenornis [chocolatinus or fischeri] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Catalan: papamosques d'ulls blancs
Czech: Lejsek belooký, lejsek brýlatý
Danish: Brillefluesnapper, Hvidøjet Grå Fluesnapper
German: Bergdrongoschäpper, Bergdrongoschnäper, Bergdrongoschnäpper, Berg-Drongoschnäpper
English: East African Slaty Flycatcher, East African Slaty-Flycatcher, Fischer's Slaty-Flycatcher, White eyed Slaty Flycatcher, White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher, White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher
English (Kenya): White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher
Spanish: Papamoscas de Fischer, Papamoscas de Ojos Blancos
Spanish (Spain): Papamoscas de Fischer
Finnish: Hopeasieppo
French: Gobemouche de Fischer, Gobemouche drongo de Fischer, Melaenornis fischeri
Hungarian: gyűrűsszemű légykapó
Italian: Pigliamosche ardesia occhibianchi
Japanese: mejirohaibitaki
Japanese: メジロハイビタキ
Latin: Dioptrornis fischeri, Melaenornis fischeri
Lithuanian: Fišerio tamsioji musinukė
Dutch: Bergdrongovliegenvanger
Norwegian: Brillefluesnapper
Polish: mucharka bialooka, mucharka białooka
Portuguese: Papa-moscas-de-olho-branco
Russian: Белоглазая свинцовая мухоловка, Белоглазая чёрная мухоловка
Slovak: muchár fischerov, Muchárik Fischerov
Swedish: skiffergrå flugsnappare, vitögd flugsnappare
Swahili: Chekiro
Chinese: 白眼黑鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 白眼灰鶲

 

         

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