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Black-faced Babbler

Turdoides melanops (Hartlaub, KJG 1867)

The black-faced babbler is a species of songbird in the family Leiothrichidae. It was once it was considered conspecific with the black-lored babbler, A. sharpei. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Leiothrichidae
Genus:
   Turdoides
Scientific:
  Turdoides melanops


Original description

Citation:
  (Hartlaub, KJG 1867)

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1866, Part 3 p. 435 pl.37

Protonym:
  Crateropus melanops

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/90954#page/531/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3D55152DFA66DCF4

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3D55152D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3D55152D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 563551

Geographic range:

  • Turdoides melanops [melanops or angolensis]: SW Angola and n Namibia
  • Turdoides melanops querula: NW Botswana, ne Namibia and adjacent se Angola
English:
Black-faced Babbler
Catalan:
tordenc canós
Czech:
timálie botswanská
Danish:
Sorttøjlet Larmdrossel
German:
Schwarzgesicht-Drosselhäherling
Spanish:
Turdoide Enmascarado
Spanish (Spain):
Turdoide enmascarado
Finnish:
rantapensastimali
French:
Cratérope masqué
Croatian:
pjegavoglavi drozdalj
Italian:
Garrulo faccianera
Japanese (romaji):
hanaguroyabuchimedori
Japanese:
ハナグロヤブチメドリ
Lithuanian:
Juodbruvė strazdinė timalija
Dutch:
Zwartteugelbabbelaar
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Ovamboskrikjetrast
Norwegian:
Ovamboskriketrost
Polish:
tymal namibijski
Portuguese:
Zaragateiro-de-faces-pretas
Russian:
Чернолицая дроздовка
Slovak:
timáliovec uzdičkový
Swedish:
ovamboskriktrast
Ukrainian:
Кратеропа чорновуздечкова
Chinese:
黑脸鸫鹛
Chinese (Traditional):
黑臉鶇鶥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Turdoides [melanops or sharpei] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Afrikaans: Swartwangkatlagter
Catalan: tordenc canós
Czech: timálie botswanská, Timálie cernolící
Danish: Sorttøjlet Larmdrossel
German: Dunkler Droßling, Schwarzgesicht-Drosselhäherling, Schwarzgesichtdrossling, Schwarzgesicht-Schwatzhäherling, Schwarzzügeldrossling, Schwarzzügel-Drossling
English: Black lored Babbler, Blackfaced Babbler, Black-faced Babbler, Black-lored Babbler
English, HBW: Black-faced Babbler
English (IOC): Black-faced Babbler
English (United States): Black-faced Babbler
Spanish: Turdoide Enmascarado
Spanish (Spain): Turdoide enmascarado
Spanish (HBW): Black-faced Babbler
Finnish: Rantapensastimali
French: Cratérope à bride noire, Cratérope à masque noir, Cratérope masqué
Croatian: pjegavoglavi drozdalj
Italian: Garrulo dalle redini, Garrulo faccianera, Garrulo occhigrigi
Japanese (romaji): hanaguromorichimedori, hanaguroyabuchimedori
Japanese: ハナグロモリチメドリ, ハナグロヤブチメドリ
Kwangali: Siwerewere
Scientific: Crateropus melanops, Turdoides melanops, Turdoides melanops melanops
Lithuanian: Juodbruvė strazdinė timalija
Dutch: Zwartteugelbabbelaar
Norwegian Nynorsk: Ovamboskrikjetrast
Norwegian: Ovamboskriketrost
Polish: tymal namibijski, tymal smagly, tymal smagły
Portuguese: Zaragateiro-de-faces-pretas
Portuguese (Portugal): zaragateiro-de-loros-pretos
Russian: Чернолицая дроздовая тимелия, Чернолицая дроздовка
Slovak: timáliovec uzdičkový
Swedish: Ovamboskriktrast
Tswana: Letshêganôga
Turkish: Kara yüzlü yedikardeş
Ukrainian: Кратеропа чорновуздечкова
Chinese: 黑眼先鸫鹛, 黑脸鸫鹛
Chinese (Traditional): 黑臉鶇鶥

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