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Fan-tailed Grassbird

Schoenicola brevirostris (Sundevall, 1850)

The Fan-tailed Grassbird or Broad-tailed Warbler (Schoenicola brevirostris) is a species of Old World warbler in the Locustellidae family. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland and swamps. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Locustellidae
Genus:
  Schoenicola

Scientific:
  Schoenicola brevirostris

Citation:
  (Sundevall, 1850)

Reference:
  Oefv.Vet.-Akad.Forh. 7 p.103

Protonym:
  Bradypterus brevirostris

Avibase ID:
  2470FC018F07442F

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

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562859

Geographic range:

  • Schoenicola brevirostris brevirostris: Malawi to South Africa
  • Schoenicola brevirostris alexinae: Guinea to Ethiopia and n Malawi
English:
Fan-tailed Grassbird
Czech:
cistovníkovec malawský
German:
Fächerschwanzsänger
Danish:
Afrikansk Bredhale
Spanish:
Yerbera Abanico
Finnish:
afrikanviuhkakerttunen
French:
Mégalure à bec court
Italian:
Erbarolo codaventaglio
Japanese:
uchiwasekka
Japanese:
ウチワセッカ
Dutch:
Waaierstaartzanger
Norwegian:
Storhalesanger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Storhalesongar
Polish:
pokrzewik wachlarzowaty
Portuguese:
Felosa-de-cauda-larga
Russian:
Короткоклювая плоскохвостая камышовка
Slovak:
svrkavec krátkozobý
Swedish:
afrikansk gräsfågel
Ukrainian:
Широкохвіст африканський
Chinese:
扇尾芦莺


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 ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
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):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
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 00:
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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):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
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):
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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):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola 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 4th edition:
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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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:
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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 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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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):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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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):
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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):
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 2.5:
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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:
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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:
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 2nd edition (1996):
Fan-tailed Grassbird ( Schoenicola 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 brevirostris] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


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 (IOC): Fan-tailed Grassbird
English (Kenya): 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
Hungarian: rövidcsőrű fűposzáta
Italian: Erbarolo codaventaglio
Japanese: 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
Lithuanian: Trumpasnapė skėstauodegė nendrinukė
Dutch: Indische Breedstaartzanger, Waaierstaartrietzanger, Waaierstaartzanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Storhalesongar
Norwegian: Storhalesanger
Polish: pokrzewik wachlarzowaty, Pokrzewnik wachlarzowaty
Portuguese: Felosa-de-cauda-larga
Russian: Короткоклювая плоскохвостая камышевка, Короткоклювая плоскохвостая камышовка
Slovak: svrkavec krátkozobý
Serbian: Lepezorepi afrički cvrčić
Swedish: Afrikansk gräsfågel
Swahili: Shoro Mkia-mpana
Tsonga: Qovo
Ukrainian: Широкохвіст африканський
Xhosa: Umvokontshi
Chinese: 扇尾芦莺
Chinese (Traditional): 扇尾蘆鶯

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