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Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher

Melaenornis chocolatinus (Rüppell, 1840)

The Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher (Melaenornis chocolatinus) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is often placed in the genus Dioptrornis instead. Its natural habitats are forest, woodland and farmlands in the highlands of Eritrea and Ethiopia. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
  Melaenornis

Scientific:
  Melaenornis chocolatinus

Citation:
  (Rüppell, 1840)

Reference:
  NeueWirbelth.Vog. p.107

Protonym:
  Muscicapa chocolatina

Avibase ID:
  373E54E6CFF1904A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/373E54E6

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559798

Geographic range:

  • Melaenornis chocolatinus chocolatinus: High plateau of s Eritrea to w and central Ethiopia
  • Melaenornis chocolatinus reichenowi: Highlands of w Ethiopia (Wallegha to Gimirra)
English:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher
Catalan:
papamosques xocolata
Czech:
lejsek etiopský
Danish:
Etiopfluesnapper
German:
Braundrongoschnäpper
Spanish:
Papamoscas Chocolate
Spanish (Spain):
Papamoscas Chocolate
Finnish:
etiopiansieppo
French:
Gobemouche chocolat
Croatian:
etiopska muharica
Italian:
Pigliamosche ardesia d'Abissinia
Japanese (romaji):
sure-tohitaki
Japanese:
スレートヒタキ
Lithuanian:
Abisininė tamsioji musinukė
Dutch:
Bruine Drongovliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Etiopiaflugesnappar
Norwegian:
Etiopiafluesnapper
Polish:
mucharka brunatna
Russian:
Эфиопская мухоловка
Slovak:
muchár hnedý
Swedish:
etiopisk flugsnappare
Ukrainian:
Мухарка брунатна
Chinese:
灰黑鹟
Chinese (Traditional):
阿比西尼亞灰鶲


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Abyssinian Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Abyssinian Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Abyssinian Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Abyssinian Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Abyssinian Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Abyssinian Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Gobemouche chocolat ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Gobemouche chocolat ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
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:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Abyssinian Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Abyssinian Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Abyssinian Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Abyssinian Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Abyssinian Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
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:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatina) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Melaenornis chocolatinus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Melaenornis chocolatinus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Melaenornis chocolatinus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis chocolatinus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dioptrornis chocolatinus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dioptrornis chocolatinus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Melaenornis [chocolatinus or fischeri] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: papamosques xocolata
Czech: Lejsek etiopský
Danish: Etiopfluesnapper, Etiopiafluesnapper
German: Braundrongos, Braundrongoschnäpper, Braun-Drongoschnäpper, Habeschdrongoschnäpper
English: Abyssinian Black Flycatcher, Abyssinian Flycatcher, Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher, Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher, Chocolate Flycatcher, Dusky Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher, Slaty Flycatcher
English, HBW: Abyssinian Slaty-flycatcher
English (IOC): Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher
English (United States): Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher
Spanish: Papamoscas Chocolate, Papamoscas Etíope
Spanish (Spain): Papamoscas Chocolate
Spanish (HBW): Abyssinian Slaty-Flycatcher
Finnish: Etiopiansavannisieppo, etiopiansieppo
French: Gobemouche ardoise de Fisher, Gobemouche chocolat, Gobemouche drongo d'Abyssinie, Melaenornis chocolatina
Croatian: etiopska muharica
Italian: Pigliamosche ardesia abissino, Pigliamosche ardesia d'Abissinia
Japanese (romaji): sureatohitaki, sure-tohitaki, susuiromujihitaki
Japanese: ススイロムヂヒタキ, スレアトヒタキ, スレートヒタキ
Scientific: Dioptrornis chocolatinus, Melaenornis chocolatina, Melaenornis chocolatinus, Melaenornis chocolatinus chocolatinus, Muscicapa chocolatina
Lithuanian: Abisininė tamsioji musinukė
Dutch: Bruine Drongovliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Etiopiaflugesnappar
Norwegian: Etiopiafluesnapper
Polish: mucharka brunatna
Russian: Абиссинская чёрная мухоловка, Эфиопская мухоловка
Slovak: muchár hnedý
Swedish: Etiopflugsnappare, etiopisk flugsnappare
Turkish: Bozca drongo sinekkapanı
Ukrainian: Мухарка брунатна
Chinese: 灰黑鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 阿比西尼亞灰鶲

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