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White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher

Melaenornis fischeri (Reichenow, A 1884)

The white-eyed slaty flycatcher is a small passerine bird of the genus Melaenornis in the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae. It is native to the African highlands from Ethiopia and Kenya through Rwanda to eastern Zaire and Malawi. The sub-species M. f. toruensis occurs in Rwanda and Burundi and has an inconspicuous eye-ring. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
   Melaenornis
Scientific:
  Melaenornis fischeri


Original description

Citation:
  (Reichenow, A 1884)

Reference:
   J. f. Orn. 32 p.53

Protonym:
  Dioptrornis Fischeri

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32699983


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3809131C04BFDBDA

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3809131C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3809131C


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559799

Geographic range:

  • Melaenornis fischeri fischeri: southeastern South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, and northern Tanzania
  • Melaenornis fischeri toruensis: Highlands of sw Uganda and e Democratic Republic of the Congo to Rwanda and Burundi
  • Melaenornis fischeri nyikensis: E Democratic Republic of the Congo (Marungu Highlands) to Tanzania and Malawi
  • Melaenornis fischeri semicinctus: Highlands of e Democratic Republic of the Congo (west of Lake Albert)
English:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher
Catalan:
papamosques d'ulls blancs
Czech:
lejsek brýlatý
Danish:
Brillefluesnapper
German:
Bergdrongoschnäpper
Spanish:
Papamoscas de Fischer
Spanish (Spain):
Papamoscas de Fischer
Finnish:
hopeasieppo
French:
Gobemouche de Fischer
Croatian:
sinja muharica
Hungarian:
gyűrűsszemű légykapó
Italian:
Pigliamosche ardesia occhibianchi
Japanese (romaji):
mejirohaibitaki
Japanese:
メジロハイビタキ
Lithuanian:
Fišerio tamsioji musinukė
Dutch:
Bergdrongovliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Brilleflugesnappar
Norwegian:
Brillefluesnapper
Polish:
mucharka białooka
Portuguese:
Papa-moscas-de-olho-branco
Russian:
Мухоловка-белоглазка
Slovak:
muchár Fischerov
Swedish:
vitögd flugsnappare
Ukrainian:
Мухарка сіровола
Chinese:
白眼黑鹟
Chinese (Traditional):
白眼灰鶲


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Gobemouche de Fischer ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Gobemouche de Fischer ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Melaenornis fischeri [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Melaenornis fischeri [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Melaenornis fischeri [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher ( Dioptrornis fischeri) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher ( Melaenornis fischeri) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dioptrornis fischeri [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dioptrornis fischeri [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: papamosques d'ulls blancs
Czech: Lejsek belooký, lejsek brýlatý
Danish: Brillefluesnapper, Hvidøjet Grå Fluesnapper
German: Bergdrongoschäpper, Bergdrongoschnäper, Bergdrongoschnäpper, Berg-Drongoschnäpper
English: East African Slaty Flycatcher, East African Slaty-Flycatcher, Fischer's Slaty-Flycatcher, White eyed Slaty Flycatcher, White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher, White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher
English, HBW: White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher
English (IOC): White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher
English (Kenya): White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher
English (United States): White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher
Esperanto: Blankokula muŝkaptulo
Spanish: Papamoscas de Fischer, Papamoscas de Ojos Blancos
Spanish (Spain): Papamoscas de Fischer
Spanish (HBW): White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher
Finnish: Hopeasieppo
French: Gobemouche de Fischer, Gobemouche drongo de Fischer, Melaenornis fischeri
Croatian: sinja muharica
Hungarian: gyűrűsszemű légykapó
Italian: Pigliamosche ardesia occhibianchi
Japanese (romaji): mejirohaibitaki
Japanese: メジロハイビタキ
Scientific: Dioptrornis fischeri, Melaenornis fischeri, Melaenornis fischeri fischeri
Lithuanian: Fišerio tamsioji musinukė
Dutch: Bergdrongovliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Brilleflugesnappar
Norwegian: Brillefluesnapper
Polish: mucharka bialooka, mucharka białooka
Portuguese: Papa-moscas-de-olho-branco
Portuguese (Portugal): papa-moscas-d'olho-branco
Russian: Белоглазая свинцовая мухоловка, Белоглазая чёрная мухоловка, Мухоловка-белоглазка
Slovak: muchár fischerov, Muchárik Fischerov
Swedish: skiffergrå flugsnappare, vitögd flugsnappare
Swahili: Chekiro
Turkish: Gözlüklü drongo sinekkapanı
Ukrainian: Мухарка сіровола
Chinese: 白眼黑鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 白眼灰鶲

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