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Black-headed Apalis
Apalis melanocephala (Fischer & Reichenow, 1884)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Cisticolidae
Genus:
  Apalis

Scientific:
  Apalis melanocephala

Citation:
  (Fischer & Reichenow, 1884)

Reference:
  J.Orn. 32 p.56

Protonym:
  Burnesia melanocephala

Avibase ID:
  4FE76868182604D0

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 558688

Geographic range:

  • Apalis melanocephala melanocephala: S Somalia to coastal Kenya and coastal ne Tanzania
  • Apalis melanocephala nigrodorsalis: Highlands of Kenya
  • Apalis melanocephala moschi: S Kenya (Taita Hills) and highlands of e Tanzania
  • Apalis melanocephala muhuluensis: SE Tanzania (Mahenge and Songea)
  • Apalis melanocephala adjacens: SE Malawi
  • Apalis melanocephala fuliginosa: SE Malawi (Mulanje and Thyolo mountains)
  • Apalis melanocephala lightoni: W Mozambique to se Zimbabwe
  • Apalis melanocephala tenebricosa: N Mozambique (Njesi Plateau, Mt. Chiperoni and Mt. Namuli)
  • Apalis melanocephala addenda: S Mozambique
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Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Black-headed Apalis
Czech:
  prinie černohlavá
German:
  Schwarzkopf-Feinsänger
Danish:
  Sorthovedet Apalis
Spanish:
  Apalis Cabecinegro
Finnish:
  mustaselkäapali
French:
  Apalis à tête noire
Icelandic:
  Black-headed Apalis
Italian:
  Apalis testanera
Japanese:
  zuguroiromushikui
Japanese:
  ズグロイロムシクイ
Dutch:
  Tanzania-apalis
Norwegian:
  Svarthodeapalis
Polish:
  nikornik zalobny
Portuguese:
  Apalis-de-cabeca-pretas
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Black-headed Apalis
Russian:
  Черноголовый апалис
Slovak:
  penička čiernohlavá
Swedish:
  svarthuvad apalis
Chinese:
  黑头娇莺


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Apalis à tête noire ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Apalis à tête noire ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Apalis melanocephala [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Apalis melanocephala [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Apalis melanocephala [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Apalis melanocephala [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Apalis melanocephala [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Swartkopkleinjantjie
Catalan: apalis capnegre
Czech: Apalis cernohlavý, prinie černohlavá
Danish: Sorthovedet Apalis
German: Schwarzkopf-Feinsänger
English: Black headed Apalis, Blackheaded Apalis, Black-headed Apalis, Black-headed Forest-Warbler
English (Kenya): Black-headed Apalis
Spanish: Apalis Cabecinegro, Apalis de Cabeza Negra
Spanish (Spain): Apalis Cabecinegro
Finnish: Mustaselkäapali
French: Apalis à calotte noire, Apalis à tête noire, Apalis mélanocéphale, Fauvette-forestière à tête noire
Italian: Apale testanera, Apalis testanera
Japanese: shiroharausuguroiromushikui, zuguroiromushikui
Japanese: シロハラウスグロイロムシクイ, ズグロイロムシクイ
Latin: Apalis melanocephala, Burnesia melanocephala
Lithuanian: Alyvnugaris apalis
Dutch: Tanzania-apalis
Norwegian: Svarthodeapalis
Polish: nikornik zalobny, nikornik żałobny
Portuguese: Apalis-de-cabeça-preta, Apalis-de-cabeca-pretas
Russian: Черноголовый апалис
Slovak: penička čiernohlavá
Swedish: Svarthuvad apalis
Swahili: Kolokolo Kichwa-cheusi
Chinese: 黑头娇莺
Chinese (Traditional): 黑頭嬌鶯

 

         

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