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Moustached Grass-Warbler

Melocichla mentalis (Fraser, L 1843)

The moustached grass warbler is a species of African warbler, formerly placed in the family Sylviidae. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Macrosphenidae
Genus:
   Melocichla
Scientific:
  Melocichla mentalis


Original description

Citation:
  (Fraser, L 1843)

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London Part 11, no.121 p. 16

Protonym:
  Drymoica mentalis

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/96442#page/384/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  1478AA79164FD082

Avibase ID:
  avibase-1478AA79

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1478AA79


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 561090

Geographic range:

  • Melocichla mentalis mentalis: Senegambia to Gabon, s Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Zambia and n Malawi
  • Melocichla mentalis amauroura: South Sudan and southwestern Ethiopia south to eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, western and central Kenya, western Tanzania, and northern and central Zambia
  • Melocichla mentalis incana: NE Tanzania (Mt. Meru)
  • Melocichla mentalis orientalis: E Kenya to s Tanzania, s Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique
  • Melocichla mentalis luangwae: Zambia
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English:
Moustached Grass-Warbler
Catalan:
camperol mostatxut
Czech:
cetie velká
Danish:
Skæggræssanger
German:
Bart-Bülbülgrasmücke
Spanish:
Yerbera Bigotuda
Spanish (Spain):
Yerbera Bigotuda
Finnish:
bulbulikerttu
French:
Mélocichle à moustaches
Croatian:
dugorepa cvrkutuša
Hungarian:
bajszos fűposzáta
Italian:
Erbarolo dai mustacchi
Japanese (romaji):
higekusamushikui
Japanese:
ヒゲクサムシクイ
Lithuanian:
Ūsuotoji devynbalsė
Dutch:
Baardgrasvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Skjeggsongar
Norwegian:
Skjeggsanger
Polish:
młacznik
Portuguese:
Felosa-de-bigodes
Russian:
Усатая саванница
Slovak:
lužnica potočná
Swedish:
mustaschsångare
Ukrainian:
куцохвостик вусатий
Chinese:
须薮莺
Chinese (Traditional):
髭草鶯


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Breëstertgrasvoël
Catalan: camperol mostatxut
Czech: Cetie velká
Danish: Skæggræssanger
German: Bart-Bülbülgrasmücke, Bartgrassänger, Bartgraßsänger
English: African Moustached Warbler, Grass Warbler, Moustachd Grass-warbler, Moustache Warbler, Moustached Grass Warbler, Moustached Grass-Warbler, Moustached Scrub Warbler, Moustached Warbler
English, HBW: Moustached Grass-warbler
English (IOC): Moustached Grass Warbler
English (Kenya): Moustached Grass Warbler
English (United States): Moustached Grass-Warbler
Spanish: Yerbera Bigotuda
Spanish (Spain): Yerbera Bigotuda
Spanish (HBW): Moustached Grass-Warbler
Finnish: Bulbulikerttu
French: Fauvette à moustaches, Grande Fauvette à moustaches, Grande Fauvette à moustaches noires, Mélocichle à moustaches
Croatian: dugorepa cvrkutuša
Hungarian: bajszos fűposzáta
Italian: Erbarolo dai mustacchi, Melocicla dai mustacchi
Japanese (romaji): higekusamushikui
Japanese: ヒゲクサムシクィ, ヒゲクサムシクイ
Scientific: Drymoica mentalis, Melocichla mentalis, Melocichla mentalis mentalis, Sphenoeacus mentalis
Lithuanian: Ūsuotoji devynbalsė
Dutch: Baardgrasvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Skjeggsongar
Norwegian: Skjeggsanger
Polish: mlacznik, młacznik
Portuguese: Felosa-de-bigodes
Portuguese (Portugal): Boita-de-bigodes, felosa-de-bigodes
Russian: Усатая большехвостая славка, Усатая саванница
Slovak: lužnica potočná
Swedish: mustaschsångare, Skäggsångare
Swahili: Kuchakulu
Turkish: Bıyıklı otlak ötleğeni
Ukrainian: куцохвостик вусатий, Очеретянка вусата
Chinese: 须薮莺
Chinese (Traditional): 髭草鶯

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