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African Crested-Flycatcher

Trochocercus cyanomelas (Vieillot, 1818)

The blue-mantled crested flycatcher or African crested flycatcher is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae found in eastern and south-eastern Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Monarchidae
Genus:
   Trochocercus
Scientific:
  Trochocercus cyanomelas


Original description

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1818)

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

Protonym:
  Muscicapa cyanomelas

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18040659


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  15F017B77422E290

Avibase ID:
  avibase-15F017B7

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)
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English:
African Crested-Flycatcher
Catalan:
monarca del Cap
Czech:
lejskovec černomodrý
Danish:
Sorthovedet Topmonark
German:
Kapmonarch
Spanish:
Monarca de El Cabo
Spanish (Spain):
Monarca de El Cabo
Finnish:
töyhtöparatiisimonarkki
French:
Tchitrec du Cap
Croatian:
južnoafrički monarh
Italian:
Pigliamosche crestato dorsoblu
Japanese (romaji):
kanmurihitaki
Japanese:
カンムリヒタキ
Lithuanian:
Mėlynskraistė kuoduotoji musinukė
Dutch:
Kaapse Kuifmonarch
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitvengmonark
Norwegian:
Hvitvingemonark
Polish:
muchodławka czubata
Portuguese:
Papa-moscas-de-poupa
Russian:
Хохлатый монарх
Slovak:
vípkar čepcový
Serbian:
Afrička ćubasta muharica
Swedish:
vitvingad monark
Ukrainian:
Монарх східний
Chinese:
非洲凤头鹟
Chinese (Traditional):
南非鳳頭鶲


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]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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, version 2021:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus 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]
eBird version 2021:
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]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Trochocercus cyanomelas [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Trochocercus cyanomelas [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
African Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Blue-mantled 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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Other synonyms


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, HBW: Eastern/Southern Crested-flycatcher
English (IOC): Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher
English (Kenya): Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher
English (United States): African 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
Croatian: južnoafrički monarh
Italian: Pigliamosche crestato africano, Pigliamosche crestato del Capo, Pigliamosche crestato dorsoblu
Japanese (romaji): 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
Portuguese (Portugal): monarca-do-cabo
Russian: Ультрамариновая хохлатая мухоловка, Хохлатый монарх
Slovak: vípkar čepcový
Serbian: Afrička ćubasta muharica
Swedish: Vitvingad monark
Swahili: Chechele-kishungi Mbawa-buluu
Turkish: Kap monarkı
Ukrainian: Монарх східний
Xhosa: Igotyi
Chinese: 非洲凤头鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 南非鳳頭鶲

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