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African Shrike-flycatcher

Megabyas flammulatus Verreaux, J & Verreaux, E, 1855

The African Shrike-flycatcher (Megabyas flammulatus) is a species of bird in the Platysteiridae family. It is monotypic within the genus Megabyas. It is found in Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Vangidae
Genus:
  Megabyas

Scientific:
  Megabyas flammulatus

Citation:
  Verreaux, J & Verreaux, E, 1855

Reference:
  Rev.Mag.Zool.(2) 7 p.348

Protonym:
  Megabyas flammulata

Avibase ID:
  18A968DBBC13F06C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/18A968DB

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916539

Geographic range:

  • Megabyas flammulatus flammulatus: Sierra Leone to Cameroon, Gabon and w Democratic Republic of the Congo; Bioko
  • Megabyas flammulatus aequatorialis: northern Angola to central Democratic Republic of the Congo, extreme southern South Sudan, Uganda, and western Kenya; also southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and adjacent northwestern Zambia
English:
African Shrike-flycatcher
Czech:
lesknáček pralesní
German:
Schnäpperwürger
Danish:
Monarktornskade
Spanish:
Bias Llameante
Finnish:
lepinkäissieppo
French:
Bias écorcheur
Italian:
Pigliamosche averla africano
Japanese:
tanbihitaki
Japanese:
タンビヒタキ
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Klauwiervliegenvanger
Norwegian:
Hvitbrystbias
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitbrystbias
Polish:
krepak duzy
Portuguese:
Papa-moscas-picanço
Russian:
Сорокопутовидная мухоловка
Slovak:
pláštenkár červenooký
Swedish:
vitbröstad monarktörnskata
Ukrainian:
Приріт великий
Chinese:
非洲鵙鹟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Shrike-Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Shrike-Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Shrike-Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Shrike-Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Shrike-Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
African Shrike-Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Bias écorcheur ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Bias écorcheur ( Bias flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Shrike Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Shrike Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Bias flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
African Shrike Flycatcher ( Bias flammulatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
African Shrike Flycatcher ( Bias flammulatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Red-eyed Shrike-Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Red-eyed Shrike-Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Red-eyed Shrike-Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Red-eyed Shrike-Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Red-eyed Shrike-Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Red-eyed Shrike-Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Red-eyed Shrike-Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Red-eyed Shrike-Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Red-eyed Shrike-Flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Red-eyed Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Red-eyed Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
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:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Megabyas flammulatus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Shrike Flycatcher ( Bias flammulatus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Bias flammulatus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Bias flammulatus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Bias flammulatus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Bias flammulatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Bias flammulatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
African Shrike-flycatcher ( Bias flammulatus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Bias flammulatus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Megabyas flammulatus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: bias de carpó blanc
Czech: Lesknácek ohnivý, lesknáček pralesní
Danish: Monarktornskade
German: Schäpperwürger, Schnäppervanga, Schnäpperwürger
English: African Shrike Flycatcher, African Shrike-flycatcher, Red-eyed Shrike-flycatcher, Shrike Flycatcher, Shrike-Flycatcher
English (IOC): African Shrike-flycatcher
English (Kenya): Shrike Flycatcher
Spanish: Atrapamoscas Africano, Bias Llameante
Spanish (Spain): Bias Llameante
Spanish (HBW): African Shrike-flycatcher
Finnish: Lepinkäissieppo
French: Bias écorcheur, Bias flamboyant, Gobemouche à gros bec, Gobemouche écorcheur
Italian: Pigliamosche averla africano
Japanese: tambihitaki, tanbihitaki
Japanese: タンビヒタキ
Scientific: Bias flammulatus, Megabyas flammulata, Megabyas flammulatus, Megabyas flammulatus flammulatus
Lithuanian: Medšarkinė afrikinė musinukė
Dutch: Afrikaanse Klauwiervliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvitbrystbias
Norwegian: Hvitbrystbias
Polish: kongowczyk białogardły, krepak duzy, krępak duży
Portuguese: Papa-moscas-picanço
Russian: Сорокопутовидная мухоловка
Slovak: pláštenkár červenooký
Swedish: Vitbröstad monarktörnskata
Swahili: Cheremiyo-mbwigu
Ukrainian: Приріт великий
Chinese: 非洲鵙鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲噴背鶲

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