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Ashy Alseonax

Muscicapa caerulescens (Hartlaub, 1865)

The Ashy Flycatcher or Ashy Alseonax (Muscicapa caerulescens) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and moist savanna. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
  Muscicapa

Scientific:
  Muscicapa caerulescens

Citation:
  (Hartlaub, 1865)

Reference:
  Ibis p.267

Protonym:
  Butalis caerulescens

Avibase ID:
  3B3A6911F98DC3F3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3B3A6911

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561235

Geographic range:

  • Muscicapa caerulescens caerulescens: southern Mozambique, southern Swaziland, and eastern South Africa (northern KwaZulu-Natal to central Eastern Cape)
  • Muscicapa caerulescens nigrorum: SE Guinea to Sierra Leone, Ghana and Togo
  • Muscicapa caerulescens brevicauda: southern Nigeria east to southern South Sudan, Uganda, and extreme western Kenya, south to northwestern Angola and southern Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Muscicapa caerulescens cinereola: S Somalia to e Kenya and e Tanzania
  • Muscicapa caerulescens impavida: S Democratic Republic of the Congo to sw Angola, Namibia, w Tanzania and n Mozambique
  • Muscicapa caerulescens vulturna: southern Malawi to southeastern Zimbabwe, northeasterrn South Africa (Limpopo and Mpumalanga), and northern Swaziland
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English:
Ashy Alseonax
Czech:
lejsek popelavý
German:
Hartlaubschnäpper
Danish:
Askefluesnapper
Spanish:
Papamoscas Cenizo
Finnish:
savanniharmaasieppo
French:
Gobemouche à lunettes
Italian:
Pigliamosche cenerino
Japanese:
usuhaiirohitaki
Japanese:
ウスハイイロヒタキ
Dutch:
Blauwgrijze Vliegenvanger
Norwegian:
Askefluesnapper
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Oskeflugesnappar
Polish:
mucholówka popielata
Portuguese:
Papa-moscas-azulado
Russian:
Пепельная мухоловка
Slovak:
muchár popolavý
Swedish:
askflugsnappare
Ukrainian:
Мухоловка попеляста
Chinese:
灰鹟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Blougrysvlieevanger, Blougrysvlieëvanger
Catalan: papamosques cendrós
Czech: Lejsek popelavý
Danish: Askefluesnapper
German: Hartlaubschnäpper, Hartlaub-Schnäpper, Schieferschnäpper
English: Ashy Alseonax, Ashy Flycatcher, Blue-Gray Alseonax, Bluegray Flycatcher, Blue-Gray Flycatcher, Blue-grey Alseonax, Bluegrey Flycatcher, Blue-grey Flycatcher, Little Blue Flycatcher, White-eyed Flycatcher
English (IOC): Ashy Flycatcher
English (Kenya): Ashy Flycatcher
Spanish: Papamoscas Ahumado, Papamoscas Cenizo
Spanish (Spain): Papamoscas Cenizo
Spanish (HBW): Ashy Flycatcher
Spanish (Mexico): Ashy Flycatcher
Finnish: Savanniharmaasieppo
French: Gobemouche à lunettes, Gobemouche à lunettes blanches, Gobemouche de Hartlaub, Gobe-mouches à lunettes blanches
Hungarian: fehérszemű légykapó
Italian: Pigliamosche cenerino
Japanese: afurikahaiirohitaki, usuhaiirohitaki
Japanese: アフリカハイイロヒタキ, ウスハイイロヒタキ
Scientific: Alseonax cinereus, Butalis caerulescens, Fraseria caerulescens, Hypodes cinerea cinereola, Muscicapa caerulescens, Muscicapa caerulescens caerulescens, Muscicapa cinerea, Muscicapa cinereus, Muscicapa coerulescens
Lithuanian: Peleninė musinukė
Dutch: Blauwgrijze Vliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Oskeflugesnappar
Norwegian: Askefluesnapper
Polish: mucharka popielata, mucholówka popielata, muchołówka popielata
Portuguese: Papa-moscas-azulado
Russian: Пепельная мухоловка
Slovak: muchár popolavý
Serbian: Pepeljasta muharica
Swedish: Askflugsnappare
Swahili: Shore Kijivubuluu
Ukrainian: Мухоловка попеляста
Chinese: 灰鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 灰鶲

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