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Blackcap Mountain-Babbler

Sylvia nigricapilla (Vieillot, LJP 1818)

The bush blackcap is a species of bird in the family Sylviidae. It is endemic to South Africa and Eswatini. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sylviidae
Genus:
   Sylvia
Scientific:
  Sylvia nigricapilla


Original description

Citation:
  (Vieillot, LJP 1818)

Reference:
   Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat. nouv. éd. 20 p.256

Protonym:
  Turdus nigricapillus

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101687#page/255/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  015542EDB76ED7DA

Avibase ID:
  avibase-015542ED

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/015542ED


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 560823


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Sylvia nigricapilla: eastern South Africa (south to central Eastern Cape) and western Swaziland
English:
Blackcap Mountain-Babbler
Catalan:
lioptila
Czech:
timálie černočapková
Danish:
Rødnæbssanger
German:
Kappengrasmücke
Spanish:
Lioptila Capirotada
Spanish (Spain):
Lioptila Capirotada
Finnish:
kalottikerttu
French:
Fauvette à calotte noire
Croatian:
maslinasta grmuša
Italian:
Garrulo montano capinero
Japanese (romaji):
zugurohashijirochimedori
Japanese:
ズグロハシジロチメドリ
Lithuanian:
Juodagalvė plepioji musinukė
Dutch:
Kaapse Zwartkop
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudnebb
Norwegian:
Rødnebb
Polish:
stoczyk czarnogłowy
Portuguese:
Barrete-preto-do-mato
Russian:
Кустарниковая славка-монашка
Slovak:
penica čiapočkatá
Swedish:
rödnäbb
Ukrainian:
шаперон
Chinese:
黑顶鵙鹛
Chinese (Traditional):
黑帽鶲鶥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blackcap Mountain-Babbler ( Sylvia nigricapilla)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blackcap Mountain-Babbler ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blackcap Mountain-Babbler ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blackcap Mountain-Babbler ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blackcap Mountain-Babbler ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blackcap Mountain-Babbler ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blackcap Mountain-Babbler ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Blackcap Mountain-Babbler ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Blackcap Mountain-Babbler ( Sylvia nigricapilla)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Lioptile à calotte noire ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Lioptile à calotte noire ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 1st edition:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements, version 2021:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
Clements, version 2022:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
Clements 3rd edition:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 4th edition:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 6th edition:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapilla)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapilla)
Clements, version 2015:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapilla)
Clements, version 2016:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapilla)
Clements, version 2017:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapilla)
Clements, version 2018:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapilla)
Clements, version 2019:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
eBird version 1.50:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
eBird version 1.52:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
eBird version 1.53:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
eBird version 1.54:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapilla)
eBird version 1.55:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapilla)
eBird version 2015:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapilla)
eBird version 2016:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapilla)
eBird version 2017:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapilla)
eBird version 2018:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapilla)
eBird version 2019:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
eBird version 2021:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
eBird version 2022:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Bush Blackcap ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Lioptilus nigricapillus
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Lioptilus nigricapillus
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Lioptilus nigricapillus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Blackcap Mountain-Babbler ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Blackcap Mountain-Babbler ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Blackcap Mountain-Babbler ( Lioptilus nigricapillus)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Bush Blackcap ( Sylvia nigricapillus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lioptilus nigricapillus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lioptilus nigricapillus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Rooibektiptol
Catalan: lioptila
Czech: timálie černočapková, Timálie cernokápovitá
Danish: Rødnæbssanger, Rødnæbstimalie
German: Busch Schwarzkäppchen, Buschschwarzkäppchen, Kappengrasmücke
English: Blackcap Babbler, Blackcap Mountain Babbler, Blackcap Mountain-Babbler, Black-capped Mountain-Babbler, Bush Blackcap
English, HBW: Bush Blackcap
English (IOC): Bush Blackcap
English (United States): Bush Blackcap
Spanish: Curruca sudafricana, Gorrinegro del Matorral, Lioptila Capirotada
Spanish (Spain): Lioptila Capirotada
Spanish (HBW): Bush Blackcap
Finnish: kalottikerttu, Kapintimali
French: Chaperon noir, Fauvette à calotte noire, Lioptile à calotte noire, Timalie à tête noire
Croatian: maslinasta grmuša
Italian: Garrulo capinero del Bush, Garrulo montano capinero
Japanese (romaji): zugurohashijirochimedori
Japanese: ズグロハシジロチメドリ
Scientific: Lioptilus nigricapillus, Sylvia nigricapilla, Sylvia nigricapillus, Turdus nigri capillus [sic]
Lithuanian: Juodagalvė plepioji musinukė
Dutch: Kaapse Zwartkaptimalia, Kaapse Zwartkop
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudnebb
Norwegian: Rødnebb
Polish: kapturniczek, stoczyk czarnoglowy, stoczyk czarnogłowy
Portuguese: Barrete-preto-do-mato
Portuguese (Portugal): toutinegra-sul-africana
Russian: Кустарниковая славка-монашка, Скворцовая тимелия, Черношапочный скворцовый бабблер
Slovak: penica čiapočkatá, temenáč čiernohlavý
Swedish: rödnäbb, Rödnäbbstimalia
Turkish: Kap ötleğeni
Ukrainian: Баблер чагарниковий, шаперон
Chinese: 黑顶鵙鹛
Chinese (Traditional): 黑帽鶲鶥

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