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Red-backed Scrub-Robin

Cercotrichas leucophrys (Vieillot, 1817)

The White-browed Scrub Robin (Cercotrichas leucophrys), also known as the Red-backed Scrub-robin, is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and dry savanna. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
  Cercotrichas

Scientific:
  Cercotrichas leucophrys

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1817)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 11 p.191

Protonym:
  Sylvia leucophrys

Avibase ID:
  14766EC7A847441B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/14766EC7

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916327

Geographic range:

  • Cercotrichas leucophrys [leucophrys or simulator]: southern Zimbabwe and eastern South Africa, south along the coast to Eastern Cape
  • Cercotrichas leucophrys eluta: S Somalia (Juba River area) and adjacent ne Kenya
  • Cercotrichas leucophrys brunneiceps: Central Kenya to ne Tanzania (w of Kilimanjaro to Loliondo)
  • Cercotrichas leucophrys vulpina: S-central Kenya to extreme ne Tanzania
  • Cercotrichas leucophrys sclateri: Central Tanzania
  • Cercotrichas leucophrys munda: Congo River to central Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo (Katanga)
  • Cercotrichas leucophrys ovamboensis: S Angola to sw Zambia, n Botswana, n Namibia, w Zimbabwe
  • Cercotrichas leucophrys zambesiana: extreme southern South Sudan and northern and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo to western Kenya, south to Malawi, northern Mozambique, and eastern Zimbabwe
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English:
Red-backed Scrub-Robin
Czech:
pěvec pruhokřídlý
German:
Weißbrauen-Heckensänger
Danish:
Plettet Trænattergal
Spanish:
Alzacola Dorsirrojo
Finnish:
viiruruostepyrstö
French:
Agrobate à dos roux
Italian:
Usignolo d'Africa dai sopraccigli bianchi
Japanese:
futasujiyabukomadori
Japanese:
フタシジヤブコマドリ
Dutch:
Witbrauw-waaierstaart
Norwegian:
Hvitbrynkrattskvett
Polish:
drozdówka jasna
Portuguese:
Rouxinol-do-mato-estriado
Russian:
Тугайный соловей
Slovak:
žltorítka savanová
Swedish:
Vitbrynad trädnäktergal
Ukrainian:
Альзакола білоброва
Chinese:
白眉薮鸲


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Red-backed Scrub-Robin ( Cercotrichas leucophrys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Red-backed Scrub-Robin ( Cercotrichas leucophrys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Red-backed Scrub-Robin ( Cercotrichas leucophrys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Red-backed Scrub-Robin ( Cercotrichas leucophrys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Red-backed Scrub-Robin ( Cercotrichas leucophrys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Red-backed Scrub-Robin ( Cercotrichas leucophrys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Red-backed Scrub-Robin ( Cercotrichas leucophrys) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Agrobate à dos roux ( Cercotrichas leucophrys) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Cercotrichas [leucophrys or leucoptera] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Afrikaans: Gestreepte Wipstert
Catalan: cuaenlairat de carpó vermell
Czech: pěvec pruhokřídlý
Danish: Plettet Trænattergal
German: Weißbrauen-Heckensänger
English: Red-backed Scrub Robin, Red-backed Scrub-Robin, Red-bcked Scrub-Robin, Whitebrowed Robin, White-browed Robin, Whitebrowed Scrub Robin, White-browed Scrub Robin, White-browed Scrub-robin
English (Kenya): White-browed Scrub Robin
English (South Africa): White-browed Scrub Robin
Spanish: Alzacola Dorsirrojo
Spanish (Spain): Alzacola Dorsirrojo
Estonian: akaatsia-võsaööbik
Finnish: Viiruruostepyrstö
French: Agrobate à dos roux, Agrobate grivetin, Robin-agrobate à dos roux
Hungarian: barnásfehér tüskebujkáló
Italian: Usignolo d'Africa dai sopraccigli bianchi
Japanese: futasujiyabukomadori
Japanese: フタシジヤブコマドリ
Kwangali: Eherekete
Scientific: Cercotrichas leucophrys, Cercotrichas leucophrys leucophrys, Erythropygia leucophrys, Sylvia leucophrys
Lithuanian: Baltasparnė krūmyninė liepsnelė
Dutch: Witbrauwwaaierstaart, Witbrauw-waaierstaart
Norwegian: Hvitbrynkrattskvett
Polish: drozdówka jasna, Drozdówka rudogrzbieta
Portuguese: Rouxinol-do-mato-estriado
Russian: Тугайный соловей
Slovak: Červenáčik bieloobočnicový, žltorítka savanová
Serbian: Crvenoleđi žbunjar
Swedish: Vitbrynad trädnäktergal
Swahili: Kurumbiza Ushi-mweupe
Tsonga: Mtsherhitani
Ukrainian: Альзакола білоброва
Chinese: 白眉薮鸲
Chinese (Traditional): 白翅藪鴝

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