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Fan-tailed Grassbird

Catriscus brevirostris (Sundevall, CJ 1850)

The fan-tailed grassbird or broad-tailed warbler is an African species of Old World warbler in the family Locustellidae. The species is closely related to the broad-tailed grassbird of India, and is sometimes treated as the same species, although a 2018 study found that it and broad-tailed grassbird were not closely related with the Indian species being a sister of Chaetornis striata. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Locustellidae
Genus:
   Catriscus
Scientific:
  Catriscus brevirostris


Original description

Citation:
  (Sundevall, CJ 1850)

Reference:
   Öfvers. Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akad. Förh. 7 p.103

Protonym:
  Bradypterus brevirostris

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/60167550#page/113/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  2470FC018F07442F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-2470FC01

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2470FC01


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562859

Geographic range:

  • Catriscus brevirostris brevirostris: Malawi to South Africa
  • Catriscus brevirostris alexinae: Guinea to Ethiopia and n Malawi
English:
Fan-tailed Grassbird
Catalan:
camperol cua de ventall
Czech:
cistovníkovec malawský
Danish:
Afrikansk Bredhale
German:
Fächerschwanzsänger
Spanish:
Yerbera Abanico
Spanish (Spain):
Yerbera Abanico
Finnish:
afrikanviuhkakerttunen
French:
Mégalure à bec court
Croatian:
afrički cvrčić
Hungarian:
rövidcsőrű fűposzáta
Italian:
Erbarolo codaventaglio
Japanese (romaji):
uchiwasekka
Japanese:
ウチワセッカ
Lithuanian:
Trumpasnapė skėstauodegė nendrinukė
Dutch:
Waaierstaartzanger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Storhalesongar
Norwegian:
Storhalesanger
Polish:
pokrzewik wachlarzowaty
Portuguese:
Felosa-de-cauda-larga
Russian:
Африканская долгохвостка
Slovak:
svrkavec krátkozobý
Serbian:
Lepezorepi afrički cvrčić
Swedish:
afrikansk gräsfågel
Ukrainian:
Широкохвіст африканський
Chinese:
扇尾芦莺
Chinese (Traditional):
扇尾蘆鶯


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Broad-tailed Warbler ( Schoenicola brevirostris)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Broad-tailed Warbler ( Schoenicola brevirostris)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Broad-tailed Warbler ( Schoenicola brevirostris)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Fan-tailed Warbler ( Schoenicola brevirostris)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Catriscus brevirostris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Catriscus brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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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):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Catriscus brevirostris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Graminicole à bec court ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Graminicole à bec court ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Catriscus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [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:
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [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:
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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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:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Catriscus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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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):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
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 2.6:
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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:
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Catriscus brevirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Catriscus brevirostris) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Catriscus brevirostris) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Catriscus brevirostris) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Schoenicola brevirostris [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Schoenicola brevirostris [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Schoenicola platyurus or Catriscus brevirostris (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Afrikaans: Breëstertsanger
Catalan: camperol cua de ventall
Czech: cistovníkovec malawský
Danish: Afrikansk Bredhale
German: Breitschwanzsänger, Fächerschwanzsänger
English: Broad-tailed Grassbird, Broadtailed Warbler, Broad-tailed Warbler, Fan tailed Grassbird, Fan-tailed Grassbird, Fan-tailed Warbler
English, HBW: Fan-tailed Grassbird
English (IOC): Fan-tailed Grassbird
English (Kenya): Fan-tailed Grassbird
English (United States): Fan-tailed Grassbird
English (South Africa): Broad-tailed Warbler
Spanish: Yerbera Abanico, Yerbera de abanico
Spanish (Spain): Yerbera Abanico
Spanish (HBW): Fan-tailed Grassbird
Finnish: afrikanviuhkakerttunen
French: Fauvette à large queue, Graminicole à bec court, Locustelle à bec court, Mégalure à bec court, Rousserolle à queue en éventail
Croatian: afrički cvrčić
Hungarian: rövidcsőrű fűposzáta
Italian: Erbarolo codaventaglio
Japanese (romaji): futosekka, uchiwasekka
Japanese: ウチワセッカ, フトセッカ
Scientific: Bradypterus brevirostris, Catriscus brevirostris, Schoenicola apiacalis, Schoenicola brevirostris, Schoenicola brevirostris brevirostris, Schoenicola platyura, Schoenicola platyura brevirostris, Schoenicola platyurus, Thimalia platyura
Lithuanian: Trumpasnapė skėstauodegė nendrinukė
Dutch: Indische Breedstaartzanger, Waaierstaartrietzanger, Waaierstaartzanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Storhalesongar
Norwegian: Storhalesanger
Polish: pokrzewik wachlarzowaty, Pokrzewnik wachlarzowaty
Portuguese: Felosa-de-cauda-larga
Portuguese (Portugal): erveira-cauda-de-leque
Russian: Африканская долгохвостка, Короткоклювая плоскохвостая камышевка, Короткоклювая плоскохвостая камышовка
Slovak: svrkavec krátkozobý
Serbian: Lepezorepi afrički cvrčić
Swedish: Afrikansk gräsfågel
Swahili: Shoro Mkia-mpana
Turkish: Yelpaze kuyruklu otlak ötleğeni
Tsonga: Qovo
Ukrainian: Широкохвіст африканський
Xhosa: Umvokontshi
Chinese: 扇尾芦莺
Chinese (Traditional): 扇尾蘆鶯

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