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Common Whitethroat

Curruca communis Latham, 1787

The Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis) is a common and widespread typical warbler which breeds throughout Europe and across much of temperate western Asia. This small passerine bird is strongly migratory, and winters in tropical Africa, Arabia and Pakistan. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sylviidae
Genus:
  Curruca

Scientific:
  Curruca communis

Citation:
  Latham, 1787

Reference:
  Gen.Syn.BirdsSuppl. p.287

Protonym:
  Sylvia communis

Avibase ID:
  14AFBA82D556918C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/14AFBA82

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563188

Geographic range:

  • Curruca communis communis: W Europe and Scandinavia to North Africa; winters to n Africa
  • Curruca communis volgensis: E Europe to w Siberia
  • Curruca communis icterops: W Siberia to Iran and Asia Minor; winters to e Africa
  • Curruca communis rubicola: NW China and w Mongolia to Kazakhstan; winters to s Africa
English:
Common Whitethroat
Czech:
pěnice hnědokřídlá
German:
Dorngrasmücke
Danish:
Tornsanger
Spanish:
Curruca Zarcera
Finnish:
pensaskerttu
French:
Fauvette grisette
Icelandic:
Þyrnisöngvari
Italian:
Sterpazzola
Japanese:
nodojiromushikui
Japanese:
ノドジロムシクイ
Dutch:
Grasmus
Norwegian:
Tornsanger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Tornsongar
Polish:
cierniówka
Portuguese:
Papa-amoras-comum
Russian:
Серая славка
Slovak:
penica obyčajná
Swedish:
törnsångare
Ukrainian:
Кропив’янка сіра
Chinese:
灰白喉林莺


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Common Whitethroat ( Curruca communis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Common Whitethroat ( Curruca communis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Common Whitethroat ( Curruca communis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Common Whitethroat ( Curruca communis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Common Whitethroat ( Curruca communis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Fauvette grisette ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Fauvette grisette ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
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:
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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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):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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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:
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Common Whitethroat ( Curruca communis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Common Whitethroat ( Curruca communis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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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 2.5:
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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 2.9:
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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 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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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:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Sylvia communis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Sylvia communis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Sylvia communis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Common Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Greater Whitethroat ( Sylvia communis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sylvia communis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sylvia communis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Witkeelsanger
Arabic: الدخلة بيضاء الحنجرة, الزريقة الفيرانية, حميرة جناح
Asturian: Papoxa
Azerbaijani: Boz silvi
Belarusian: Леска шэрая, Сiва валасянка, Шэра валасянка, Шэрая леска
Bulgarian: Голямо белогушо коприварче
Breton: Ar yaouterig
Catalan: Busqueret de batzer, Busquereta de casquet, tallareta comuna, Tallareta vulgar
Catalan (Balears): Busqueret de batzer
Valencian: Busquereta de casquet
Montenegrin: obična grmuša
Czech: Penice hnedokrídlá, Pěnice hnědokřídlá, pìnice hnìdokøídlá
Welsh: Barfog, Bronwen, Dryw wen, Dryw'r drysni, Dryw'r wen, Gwddfgwen, Gwddfgwyn, Llwyd y danadl, Llwydfron
Danish: Tornsanger
German: Dorngrasmucke, Dorngrasmücke, Dorngrasmuecke
Greek: Διπλοσυκαλλίδα, Θαμνοτσιροβάκος
Greek (Cypriot): Διπλοσυκαλλίδα
Emiliano-romagnolo: Chepnegar
English: Common Whitethroat, Common Whitethroated, European Whitethroat, Greater Whitethroat, Grey whitethroat, Indian Whitethroat, Whitethroat
English (United Kingdom): Common Whitethroat
English (India): Greater Whitethroat (Common Whitethroat)
English (IOC): Common Whitethroat
English (Kenya): Common Whitethroat
Esperanto: blankgor^ga silvio, Blankgorĝa silvio
Spanish: Curruca Zarcera, Curruca zarcerilla
Spanish (Spain): Curruca Zarcera
Spanish (HBW): Curruca zarcera
Estonian: Pruunselg-poosalind, Pruunselg-põõsalind
Basque: Sasi-txinbo, Sasi-txinboa, Tallareta vulgar
Persian: سسک گلوسفید
Finnish: Pensaskerttu
Faroese: Tyrniljómari
French: Babillarde grisette, Fauvette grisette
Frisian: Hagekrûper
Irish: Gilphíb, Gilphíob
Gaelic: Gealan Coille
Galician: Papuxa común, Papuxa das amoras, Tallareta vulgar , Toutinegra
Manx: Fynnag ny Keylley
Hebrew: סבכי קוצים
Croatian: Grmuša Pjenica
Hungarian: Mezei poszáta
Armenian: [Mokhraguyn Shahrik ], Մոխրագույն Շահրիկ
Icelandic: Þyrnisöngvari
Italian: Capnégher, Caponero, Sterpazzola
Brescian: Caponero
Modenese: Capnégher
Japanese: hakkou-chou, Nodo-jiro mushi-kui, nodojiromushikui
Japanese: ノドジロムシクイ, ハッコウチョウ
Japanese (Kanji): 喉白虫喰
Georgian: დიდი თეთრყელა ასპუჭაკა, რუხი ასკაპუჭა, რუხი ასპუჭაკა
Kazakh: Сұр сандуғаш
Kazakh (Transliteration): sur sandwğaş
Cornish: Gudhykwyn
Kwangali: Niini
Scientific: Communis communis, Curruca communis, Sylvia communis, Sylvia communis communis
Luxembourgish: Heckegraatsch
Lithuanian: Rudoji devynbalse, Rudoji devynbalsė
Latvian: Brūnspārnu ķauķis
Macedonian: Обичен грмушар, обично грмушарче, Обично коприварче
Mongolian: Шөвгөр зэржигэнэ, Шовгор зээржгэнэ
Mongolian (Transliteration): shövgör zerjigen
Moldavian: Silvie de câmp
Maltese: Bekkafik Ahmar, Bekkafik Aħmar, Bekkafik tad-Dezert
Dutch: Grasmus
Norwegian Nynorsk: Tornsongar
Norwegian: Gråsanger, Tornsanger
Polish: cierniówka, Pokrzewka cierniówka
Pinyin: huī bái-hóu lín-yīng, huī lín-yīng
Portuguese: papa amoras, Papa-amoras, Papa-amoras-comum
Portuguese (Portugal): Papa-amoras-comum
Romansh: fustgetta da spinatsch, Fustgetta da spinatscha
Romanian: Silvie de câmp
Russian: Seraya Slavka, Серая славка, Славка серая
Scots: Gealan coille
Sindhi: ټٕٖ ځچ ٴًٕى ي
Slovak: Penica hnedokrâdla, penica hnedokrídla, Penica obyčajná
Slovenian: rjava penica, siva penica
Shona: Timba
Albanian: Bilbilthi i përhimë, Gushëbardhi
Serbian: gušance, obicna grmuša, obična grmuša, Обична грмуша
Swedish: Törnsångare
Swahili: Kucha Koo-jeupe
Turkish: Ak Gerdanlı Ötleğen, ak gerdanly ötleğen, Akdeniz Gerdanlı Ötleğen, Akgerdan, Akgerdanlı ötleğen, Ak-gerdanlı Ötleğen, Akgerdanlı Ötleşen, Beyaz-gerdanlı, Gri Ötleğen, Сұр сандуғаш
Tuvinian: Бора ыраажывай
Ukrainian: Кропив’янка сіра, Кропив'янка сіра , Сіра кропив'янка, Сіра славка
Chinese: [hui bai-hou lin-ying], [hui lin-ying], 灰, 灰 林莺, 灰林莺, 灰白喉, 灰白喉林莺
Chinese (Traditional): 灰林鶯, 灰白喉林鶯

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