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Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher

Trochocercus nitens Cassin, J 1859

The blue-headed crested flycatcher is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae, native to the African tropical forest. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Monarchidae
Genus:
   Trochocercus
Scientific:
  Trochocercus nitens


Original description

Citation:
  Cassin, J 1859

Reference:
   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 11 p.50

Protonym:
  Trochocercus nitens

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1653124


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3800DCCF8E4326FA

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3800DCCF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3800DCCF


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 563527

Geographic range:

  • Trochocercus nitens nitens: Nigeria and Cameroon to Gabon, northern Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, southern South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi
  • Trochocercus nitens reichenowi: Guinea and Sierra Leone to Togo
English:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher
Catalan:
monarca capblau
Czech:
lejskovec modrohlavý
Danish:
Blåhovedet Topmonark
German:
Schwarzkopfmonarch
Spanish:
Monarca Brillante
Spanish (Spain):
Monarca brillante
Finnish:
teräsparatiisimonarkki
French:
Tchitrec noir
Croatian:
sivotrbi monarh
Italian:
Pigliamosche crestato testablu
Japanese (romaji):
aokanmurihitaki
Japanese:
アオカンムリヒタキ
Lithuanian:
Mėlyngalvė kuoduotoji musinukė
Dutch:
Blauwkopkuifmonarch
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blåhovudmonark
Norwegian:
Blåhodemonark
Polish:
muchodławka stalowa
Portuguese:
Papa-moscas-de-cabeça-azul
Russian:
Чубатый монарх
Slovak:
vípkar chochlatý
Serbian:
Plavoglava ćubasta muharica
Swedish:
blåhuvad monark
Ukrainian:
Монарх західний
Chinese:
蓝头凤头鹟
Chinese (Traditional):
藍頭鳳頭鶲


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Blue-headed Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Blue-headed Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Blue-headed Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Blue-headed Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Blue-headed Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Blue-headed Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Blue-headed Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Blue-headed Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Blue-headed Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Blue-headed Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Blue-headed Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Western Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Western Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Western Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Western Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Western Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Western Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Western Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Tchitrec noir ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Tchitrec noir ( Terpsiphone nitens) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Terpsiphone nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Terpsiphone nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Blue-headed Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Blue-headed Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Blue-headed Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Blue-headed Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Blue-headed Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Blue-headed Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Blue-headed Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Blue-headed Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Blue-headed Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue-headed Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue-headed Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Blue-headed Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Blue-headed Paradise-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Western Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Western Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Western Crested-flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Trochocercus nitens [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Trochocercus nitens [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Trochocercus nitens [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher ( Trochocercus nitens) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Trochocercus nitens [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Trochocercus nitens [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: monarca capblau
Czech: Lejskovec modrohlavý
Danish: Blåhovedet Topmonark
German: Glanzhaubenschnäpper, Glanz-Haubenschnäpper, Schwarzkopfmonarch
English: Blue headed Crested Flycatcher, Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher, Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher, Blue-headed Flycatcher, Blue-headed Paradise Flycatcher, Blue-headed Paradise-flycatcher, Western Crested-flycatcher
English, HBW: Western Crested-flycatcher
English (IOC): Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher
English (United States): Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher
Spanish: Monarca Brillante, Monarca de Cabeza Azul
Spanish (Spain): Monarca brillante
Spanish (HBW): Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher
Finnish: Teräsparatiisimonarkki
French: Gobemouche éclatant, Gobemouche huppé noir, Gobemouche noir huppé, Tchitrec noir
Croatian: sivotrbi monarh
Italian: Pigliamosche crestato testablu
Japanese (romaji): aokanmurihitaki, terikammurihitaki, terikanmurihitaki
Japanese: アオカンムリヒタキ, テリカンムリヒタキ
Scientific: Terpsiphone nitens, Trochocercus nitens, Trochocercus nitens nitens
Lithuanian: Mėlyngalvė kuoduotoji musinukė
Dutch: Blauwkopkuifmonarch, Blauwkop-kuifmonarch
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blåhovudmonark
Norwegian: Blåhodemonark
Polish: muchodlawka stalowa, muchodławka stalowa
Portuguese: Papa-moscas-de-cabeça-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): monarca-brilhante
Russian: Синеголовая хохлатая мухоловка, Чубатый монарх
Slovak: vípkar chochlatý, vípkár chochlatý
Serbian: Plavoglava ćubasta muharica
Swedish: Blåhuvad monark
Turkish: Lacivert tepeli monark
Ukrainian: Монарх західний
Chinese: 蓝头凤头鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 藍頭鳳頭鶲

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