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Blue-headed Fantail

Rhipidura cyaniceps (Cassin, J 1855)

The blue-headed fantail is a fantail endemic to the northern Philippines where it is found on the islands of Luzon and Catanduanes. Until recently, it was considered conspecific with the Tablas fantail and Visayan fantail. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Rhipiduridae
Genus:
   Rhipidura
Scientific:
  Rhipidura cyaniceps


Original description

Citation:
  (Cassin, J 1855)

Reference:
   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 7 p.438

Protonym:
  Muscipeta cyaniceps

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1694552


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3A07746BB44CF596

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3A07746B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3A07746B


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562734

Geographic range:

  • Rhipidura cyaniceps cyaniceps: Philippines (Luzon and Catanduanes)
  • Rhipidura cyaniceps pinicola: Philippines (highlands of n Luzon)
English:
Blue-headed Fantail
Catalan:
cuaventall capblau
Czech:
pávík modrohlavý
Danish:
Blåhovedet Viftehale
German:
Graukopf-Fächerschwanz
Spanish:
Abanico Cabeciazul
Spanish (Spain):
Abanico Cabeciazul
Finnish:
sinipääviuhko
French:
Rhipidure à tête bleue
Croatian:
modroglava lepezašica
Italian:
Codaventaglio testablu
Japanese (romaji):
zuaoougibitaki
Japanese:
ズアオオウギビタキ
Lithuanian:
Mėlyngalvė skėstauodegė
Dutch:
Blauwkopwaaierstaart
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blåhovudviftestjert
Norwegian:
Blåhodeviftestjert
Polish:
wachlarzówka sinogłowa
Portuguese:
rabo-de-leque-de-cabeça-azul
Russian:
Синеголовая веерохвостка
Slovak:
vejárnik modrohlavý
Serbian:
Plavoglava lepezarka
Swedish:
blåhuvad solfjäderstjärt
Ukrainian:
Віялохвістка синьоголова
Chinese:
蓝头扇尾鹟
Chinese (Traditional):
藍頭扇尾鶲


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue-headed Fantail ( Rhipidura cyaniceps)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue-headed Fantail ( Rhipidura cyaniceps) [version 1]
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):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue-headed Fantail ( Rhipidura cyaniceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Blue-headed Fantail ( Rhipidura cyaniceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Blue-headed Fantail ( Rhipidura cyaniceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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Clements, version 2021:
Blue-headed Fantail ( Rhipidura cyaniceps) [version 1]
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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Clements, version 2019:
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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:
Blue-headed Fantail ( Rhipidura cyaniceps) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Blue-headed Fantail ( Rhipidura cyaniceps) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Blue-headed Fantail ( Rhipidura cyaniceps) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Blue-headed Fantail ( Rhipidura cyaniceps) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
Blue-headed Fantail ( Rhipidura cyaniceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue-headed Fantail ( Rhipidura cyaniceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Blue-headed Fantail ( Rhipidura cyaniceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Blue-headed Fantail ( Rhipidura cyaniceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Blue-headed Fantail ( Rhipidura cyaniceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Blue-headed Fantail ( Rhipidura cyaniceps) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Rhipidura [cyaniceps, sauli or albiventris] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Azerbaijani: göybaş yelpikquyruq
Catalan: cuaventall capblau
Cebuano: pitpit
Czech: pávík modrohlavý
Danish: Blåhovedet Viftehale
German: Blaukopf-Fächerschwanz, Graukopf-Fächerschwanz
English: Blue-headed Fantail
English, HBW: Blue-headed Fantail
English (IOC): Blue-headed Fantail
English (United States): Blue-headed Fantail
Spanish: Abanico Cabeciazul, Abanico cabeciazul de Luzón
Spanish (Spain): Abanico Cabeciazul
Spanish (HBW): Blue-headed Fantail
Finnish: sinipäämonarkki, sinipääviuhko
French: Rhipidure à tête bleue, Rhipidure à tête bleue (cyaniceps)
Croatian: modroglava lepezašica
Italian: Codaventaglio testablu
Japanese (romaji): zuaoougibitaki
Japanese: ズアオオウギビタキ
Scientific: Muscipeta cyaniceps, Rhipidura cyaniceps, Rhipidura cyaniceps cyaniceps
Lithuanian: Mėlyngalvė skėstauodegė
Dutch: Blauwkopwaaierstaart
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blåhovudviftestjert
Norwegian: Blåhodeviftestjert
Polish: wachlarzówka sinogłowa
Portuguese: rabo-de-leque-de-cabeça-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): abanico-de-lução
Russian: Синеголовая веерохвостка
Slovak: vejárnik modrohlavý
Serbian: Plavoglava lepezarka
Swedish: Blåhuvad solfjäderstjärt
Turkish: Mavi başlı katmerkuyruk
Ukrainian: Віялохвістка синьоголова
Chinese: 蓝头扇尾鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 藍頭扇尾鶲

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