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African Crested-Flycatcher

Trochocercus cyanomelas (Vieillot, 1818)

The Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher or African Crested Flycatcher(Trochocercus cyanomelas) is a species of bird in the Monarchidae family. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Monarchidae
Genus:
  Trochocercus

Scientific:
  Trochocercus cyanomelas

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1818)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 21 p.473

Protonym:
  Muscicapa cyanomelas

Avibase ID:
  15F017B77422E290

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/15F017B7

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563525

Geographic range:

  • Trochocercus cyanomelas cyanomelas: coastal southern South Africa (west to Western Cape)
  • Trochocercus cyanomelas segregus: northeastern South Africa (eastern North West to western KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Trochocercus cyanomelas bivittatus: Somalia to Kenya, e Tanzania and Zanzibar
  • Trochocercus cyanomelas vivax: Uganda and w Tanzania to s Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia
  • Trochocercus cyanomelas megalolophus: Malawi and northern Mozambique to Zimbabwe and northeastern South Africa (eastern KwaZulu-Natal)
English:
African Crested-Flycatcher
Czech:
lejskovec černomodrý
German:
Blaumantel-Haubenschnäpper
Danish:
Sorthovedet Topmonark
Spanish:
Monarca de El Cabo
Finnish:
töyhtöparatiisimonarkki
French:
Tchitrec du Cap
Italian:
Pigliamosche crestato dorsoblu
Japanese:
kanmurihitaki
Japanese:
カンムリヒタキ
Dutch:
Kaapse Kuifmonarch
Norwegian:
Hvitvingemonark
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitvengmonark
Polish:
muchodlawka czubata
Portuguese:
Papa-moscas-de-poupa
Russian:
Ультрамариновая хохлатая мухоловка
Slovak:
vípkar čepcový
Swedish:
vitvingad monark
Ukrainian:
Монарх східний
Chinese:
非洲凤头鹟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
African Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
African Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
African Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
African Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
African Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
African Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
African Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
African Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
African Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
African Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
African Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Tchitrec du Cap ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Tchitrec du Cap ( Terpsiphone cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
African Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Cape Crested Flycatcher ( Terpsiphone cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Cape Crested Flycatcher ( Terpsiphone cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Blue-mantled Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Blue-mantled Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Blue-mantled Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Blue-mantled Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Blue-mantled Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Blue-mantled Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Blue-mantled Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Blue-mantled Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Blue-mantled Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue-mantled Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue-mantled Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Blue-mantled Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Blue-mantled Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Trochocercus cyanomelas [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Trochocercus cyanomelas [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Trochocercus cyanomelas [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Trochocercus cyanomelas [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Trochocercus cyanomelas [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Bloukuifvlieevanger, Bloukuifvlieëvanger
Catalan: monarca del Cap
Czech: Lejskovec cernomodrý, lejskovec černomodrý
Danish: Sorthovedet Topmonark
German: Blaumantel-Haubenschnäpper, Blaumantel-Paradiesschnäpper, Blaumantel-Schopfschnäpper, Kapmonarch
English: African Crested Flycatcher, African Crested-Flycatcher, Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher, Blue-mantled Crested-Flycatcher, Bluemantled Flycatcher, Blue-mantled Flycatcher, Blue-mantled Paradise Flycatcher, Blue-mantled Paradise-flycatcher, Cape Crested Flycatcher, Cape Crested-Flycatcher, Crested Flycatcher, Crested-Flycatcher
English (IOC): Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher
English (Kenya): Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher
English (South Africa): Blue-mantled Crested-Flycatcher
Spanish: Monarca Copetón, Monarca de El Cabo, Monarca morado meridional
Spanish (Spain): Monarca de El Cabo
Spanish (HBW): African Crested-Flycatcher
Finnish: Töyhtöparatiisimonarkki
French: Gobemouche à manteau bleu, Gobemouche huppé du Cap, Tchitrec du Cap, Trochocerchus cyanomelas
Italian: Pigliamosche crestato africano, Pigliamosche crestato del Capo, Pigliamosche crestato dorsoblu
Japanese: kanmurihitaki, mesuhoshikammurihitaki, mesuhoshikanmurihitaki
Japanese: カンムリヒタキ, メスホシカンムリヒタキ
Scientific: Muscicapa cyanomelas, Terpsiphone cyanomelas, Trochocercus cyanomelas, Trochocercus cyanomelas cyanomelas
Lithuanian: Mėlynskraistė kuoduotoji musinukė
Dutch: Kaapse Kuifmonarch
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvitvengmonark
Norwegian: Hvitvingemonark
Polish: muchodlawka czubata, muchodławka czubata
Portuguese: Papa-moscas-de-poupa
Russian: Ультрамариновая хохлатая мухоловка
Slovak: vípkar čepcový
Serbian: Afrička ćubasta muharica
Swedish: Vitvingad monark
Swahili: Chechele-kishungi Mbawa-buluu
Ukrainian: Монарх східний
Xhosa: Igotyi
Chinese: 非洲凤头鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 南非鳳頭鶲

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