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Black-headed Waxbill

Estrilda atricapilla Verreaux, J & Verreaux, E, 1851

The Black-headed Waxbill (Estrilda atricapilla) is a common species of estrildid finch found in central Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 620,000 km². Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Estrilda

Scientific:
  Estrilda atricapilla

Citation:
  Verreaux, J & Verreaux, E, 1851

Reference:
  Rev.Mag.Zool.(2) 3 p.421

Protonym:
  Estrelda atricapilla

Avibase ID:
  16E6A0F325B42A2A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/16E6A0F3

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559980

Geographic range:

  • Estrilda atricapilla atricapilla: Extreme se Nigeria to Cameroon, Gabon and nw Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Estrilda atricapilla avakubi: Central Democratic Republic of the Congo to extreme ne Angola
  • Estrilda atricapilla marungensis: SE Democratic Republic of the Congo (Marungu Mts.)
English:
Black-headed Waxbill
Czech:
astrild černohlavý
German:
Kappenastrild
Danish:
Sortkappet Astrild
Spanish:
Estrilda Capirotada
Finnish:
metsävahanokka
French:
Astrild à tête noire
Italian:
Estrilda testanera
Japanese:
zugurokaedechou
Japanese:
ズグロカエデチョウ
Dutch:
Zwartkapastrild
Norwegian:
Svarthetteastrild
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svarthetteastrild
Polish:
astryld czarnoglowy
Portuguese:
Bico de lacre de cabeca preta
Russian:
Черношапочный астрильд
Slovak:
astrilda čiernohlavá
Swedish:
svarthätteastrild
Ukrainian:
Астрильд чорноголовий
Chinese:
黑头梅花雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Astrild à tête noire ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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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 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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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 3.5:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Estrilda atricapilla [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Estrilda atricapilla [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Estrilda [atricapilla or kandti] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: estrilda de casquet
Czech: Astrild cernohlavý, astrild černohlavý
Danish: Sortkappet Astrild
German: Kappenastrild, Kappen-Astrild
English: Black headed Waxbill, Black-headed Waxbill
English (IOC): Black-headed Waxbill
Spanish: Astrild de Cabeza Negra, Estrilda Capirotada
Spanish (Spain): Estrilda Capirotada
Spanish (HBW): Black-headed Waxbill
Estonian: husaaramadiin
Finnish: Metsävahanokka
French: Astrild à tête noire, Capucin à tête noire, Mungal, Sénégali à tête noire
Hungarian: feketesapkás asztrild
Italian: Astrilde testanera, Estrilda testanera
Japanese: kurobashikaedechou, zugurokaedechou
Japanese: クロバシカエデチョウ, ズグロカエデチョウ
Scientific: Estrelda atricapilla, Estrilda atricapilla, Estrilda atricapilla atricapilla
Lithuanian: Juodagalvė astrilda
Dutch: Zwartkapastrild
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svarthetteastrild
Norwegian: Hetteastrild, Svarthetteastrild, Svartkappeastrild
Polish: astryld czarnoglowy, astryld czarnogłowy
Portuguese: Bico de lacre de cabeca preta, bico-de-lacre-de-cabeça-preta
Russian: Черношапочный астрильд
Slovak: astrilda čiernohlavá
Serbian: Kapata astrilda
Swedish: Svarthätteastrild
Swahili: Mshigi Kichwa-cheusi
Ukrainian: Астрильд чорноголовий
Chinese: 黑头梅花雀
Chinese (Traditional): 黑頭梅花雀

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