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Chestnut-headed Flufftail

Sarothrura lugens (Böhm, 1884)

The Chestnut-headed Flufftail (Sarothrura lugens) is a species of bird in the Sarothruridae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zambia. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Sarothruridae
Genus:
  Sarothrura

Scientific:
  Sarothrura lugens

Citation:
  (Böhm, 1884)

Reference:
  J.Orn. 32 p.176,244

Protonym:
  Crex lugeus

Avibase ID:
  32CE9C6377C3FDEC

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/32CE9C63

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176369

Geographic range:

  • Sarothrura lugens lugens: swamps of Cameroon to Democratic Republic of the Congo and western Tanzania
  • Sarothrura lugens lynesi: Angola to Zambia and Zimbabwe
English:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail
Czech:
chřástal čárkovaný
German:
Ugallaralle
Danish:
Sørgedunhale
Spanish:
Polluela Cabecirroja
Finnish:
yskärääkkiäinen
French:
Râle à tête rousse
Italian:
Codapiuma testacastana
Japanese:
kurigashirashimakuina
Japanese:
クリガシラシマクイナ
Dutch:
Ugallaral
Norwegian:
Sørgedunrikse
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sørgjedunrikse
Polish:
kusokurka dlugosterna
Portuguese:
Frango-d'água-de-cabeça-vermelha
Russian:
Каштановоголовы й пушистый погоныш
Slovak:
páperochvost hrdzavohlavý
Swedish:
rödhuvad dunrall
Ukrainian:
Погонич довгопалий
Chinese:
栗头侏秧鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Râle à tête rousse ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Râle à tête rousse ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Chestnut-headed Crake ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Chestnut-headed Crake ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
African Chestnut-headed Crake ( Coturnicops lugens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
African Chestnut-headed Crake ( Coturnicops lugens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Long-toed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Chestnut-headed Crake ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Sarothrura lugens [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Sarothrura lugeus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Sarothrura lugeus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Chestnut-headed Flufftail ( Sarothrura lugens) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sarothrura lugens [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sarothrura lugens [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Rasclet de cap rogenc
Czech: chřástal čárkovaný, Chrástal kaštanový
Danish: Sørgedunhale
German: Ugallaralle
English: African Chestnut-headed Crake, African flufftail, Chestnut headed Flufftail, Chestnut-headed Crake, Chestnut-headed Flufftail, Chestnut-headed Pygmy Crake, Long-toed Flufftail, Lyne's Crake, Ugalla Red-chested Flufftail
English (IOC): Chestnut-headed Flufftail
Spanish: Polluela Cabecirroja, Polluela de Cabeza Roja
Spanish (Spain): Polluela Cabecirroja
Spanish (HBW): Chestnut-headed Flufftail
Estonian: valgekurk-pirk
Finnish: Crakeyskärääkkiäinen, yskärääkkiäinen
French: Râle à tête brune, Râle à tête rousse, Râle nain à tête chataine
Hungarian: pettyes bolyhosfarkú
Italian: Codapiuma testacastana, Schiribilla testacastana
Japanese: kurigashirashimakuina
Japanese: クリガシラシマクィナ, クリガシラシマクイナ
Scientific: Coturnicops lugens, Crex lugeus, Sarothrura lugens, Sarothrura lugens lugens, Sarothrura lugeus
Lithuanian: Raudongalvė pūkinė vištelė, rudagalvė pūkauodegė švygžda
Dutch: Ugallaral, Ugalla-ral
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sørgjedunrikse
Norwegian: Sørgedunrikse
Polish: kusokurka dlugosterna, kusokurka długosterna
Portuguese: Frango-d'água-de-cabeça-vermelha
Russian: Каштановоголовы й пушистый погоныш, Каштановоголовый пушистый погоныш
Slovak: páperochvost hrdzavohlavý
Swedish: rödhuvad dunrall, Rödhuvad pygmérall
Swahili: Fuluwili Vidole-virefu
Ukrainian: Погонич довгопалий
Chinese: 栗头侏秧鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 栗頭侏秧雞

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