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Grey-backed Camaroptera

Camaroptera brevicaudata (Cretzschmar, 1830)

The grey-backed camaroptera is a small bird in the family Cisticolidae. This bird is a resident breeder in Africa south of the Sahara Desert. Recent studies suggest this species and the green-backed camaroptera may be the same species. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Cisticolidae
Genus:
   Camaroptera
Scientific:
  Camaroptera brevicaudata


Original description

Citation:
  (Cretzschmar, 1830)

Reference:
  AtlasReis.nord.Afr.Vog.[Ruppell](1826) p.53 pl.35 fig.b ydP

Protonym:
  Sylvia brevicaudata

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37140825


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  4183643D1CF0D956

Avibase ID:
  avibase-4183643D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4183643D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559008

Geographic range:

  • Camaroptera brevicaudata brevicaudata: Senegal and Sierra Leone to c Sudan and lowlands of Ethiopia
  • Camaroptera brevicaudata tincta: Liberia to w Kenya, nw Angola, nw Zambia and w Tanzania
  • Camaroptera brevicaudata abessinica: South Sudan, Ethiopia, Djibouti, northern Somalia, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, northern Uganda, and northern Kenya
  • Camaroptera brevicaudata insulata: Ethiopia (Ghere region and Kaffa Province)
  • Camaroptera brevicaudata erlangeri: S Somalia to coastal Kenya and ne Tanzania
  • Camaroptera brevicaudata griseigula: W Kenya to e Uganda and n Tanzania
  • Camaroptera brevicaudata aschani: Highlands of Kenya to extreme sw Uganda and e Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kivu)
  • Camaroptera brevicaudata intercalata: eastern Angola, southern Democratic Republic of the Congo (Katanga), eastern Zambia, and western Tanzania
  • Camaroptera brevicaudata sharpei: southern Angola to Namibia, northern and eastern Botswana, southern Zambia, Malawi, and northern South Africa (North West)
  • Camaroptera brevicaudata transitiva: SE Botswana to Zimbabwe
  • Camaroptera brevicaudata beirensis: Mozambique (n of Save River) to e Zimbabwe and ne Zululand
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English:
Grey-backed Camaroptera
Catalan:
Camaròptera de dors gris
Czech:
pěnicovec šedohřbetý
Danish:
Askegråsanger
German:
Savannenbogenflügel
Finnish:
lyijykerttu
French:
Camaroptère à dos gris
Croatian:
Šumska prinija
Icelandic:
Skógarsöngvari
Italian:
Camarottera dorsogrigio
Japanese (romaji):
himetambimushikui
Japanese:
ヒメタンビムシクイ
Lithuanian:
Pilkanugarė karietaitinė devynbalsė
Dutch:
Blaatcamaroptera
Norwegian:
Gråryggsanger
Polish:
beczak szarogrzbiety
Portuguese:
Felosa-de-dorso-cinzento
Russian:
Короткохвостая крапивница
Slovak:
penička sivochrbtá
Swedish:
gråryggig kamaroptera
Ukrainian:
цвіркач сіробокий
Chinese:
灰背拱翅莺
Chinese (Traditional):
灰背拱翅鶯


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Camaroptère à dos gris ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Gray-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Gray-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata)
Clements 4th edition:
Gray-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Green-backed Camaroptera (Gray-backed) ( Camaroptera brachyura brevicaudata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Green-backed Camaroptera (Gray-backed) ( Camaroptera brachyura [brevicaudata Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Green-backed Camaroptera (Gray-backed) ( Camaroptera brachyura [brevicaudata Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Green-backed Camaroptera (Gray-backed) ( Camaroptera brachyura [brevicaudata Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Green-backed Camaroptera (Gray-backed) ( Camaroptera brachyura [brevicaudata Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Green-backed Camaroptera (Gray-backed) ( Camaroptera brachyura [brevicaudata Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Green-backed Camaroptera (Gray-backed) ( Camaroptera brachyura [brevicaudata Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Green-backed Camaroptera (Gray-backed) ( Camaroptera brachyura [brevicaudata Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Green-backed Camaroptera (Gray-backed) ( Camaroptera brachyura [brevicaudata Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Green-backed Camaroptera (Gray-backed) ( Camaroptera brachyura [brevicaudata Group]) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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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 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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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:
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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:
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Gray-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Camaroptera brevicaudata [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Camaroptera brevicaudata [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Camaroptera brevicaudata [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brevicaudata) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Camaroptera brevicaudata [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Camaroptera brevicaudata [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Camaroptera [brachyura or brevicaudata] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Grijsrugkwêkwêvoël, Grysrugkwêkwêvoël
Catalan: Camaròptera de dors gris
Czech: pěnicovec krátkoocasý [skupina brevicaudata], Penicovec šedohrbetý, pěnicovec šedohřbetý
Welsh: Camaroptera cefnllwyd
Danish: Askegråsanger, Grønvinget skovsanger
German: Blök Grasmücke, Graurücken-Camaroptera, Graurücken-Grasmücke, Grünmantel-Bogenflügel [brevicaudata-Gruppe], Mecker Grasmücke, Meckerbogenflügel, Meckergrasmücke, Savannenbogenflügel
English: BleatingWarbler , Gray backed Camaroptera, Gray-backed Bleating-Warbler, Gray-backed Camaroptera, Green-backed camaroptera, Green-backed Camaroptera (Gray-backed), Grey backed Camaroptera, Greybacked BleatingWarbler , Grey-backed Bleating-Warbler, Grey-backed Camaroptera, Teita Red-fronted Warbler
English, HBW: Bleating Camaroptera (Grey-backed)
English (IOC): Grey-backed Camaroptera
English (Kenya): Grey-backed Camaroptera (Grey-backed)
English (United States): Green-backed Camaroptera (Gray-backed)
English (South Africa): Grey-backed Camaroptera
Esperanto: Grizdorsa kamaroptero
Spanish: Camaróptera Baladora (grupo brevicauda), Camaroptera de Lomo Gris, Camaróptera lomigris
Spanish (Spain): Camaróptera baladora (grupo brevicauda)
Spanish (HBW): Green-backed Camaroptera (Gray-backed)
Finnish: Lyijykerttu
French: Camaroptère à dos gris, Camaroptère à tête grise (à dos gris), Camaroptère à tête grise [brevicaudata]
Irish: Ceolaire droimliath
Galician: Camaróptera de dorso cincento
Croatian: Šumska prinija
Icelandic: Skógarsöngvari
Italian: Bigia belante, Camaroptera dorsogrigio, Camarottera dorsogrigio
Japanese (romaji): himetambimushikui, midorikomushikui (brevicaudata guru-pu)
Japanese: ヒメタンビムシクイ, ミドリコムシクイ (brevicaudata グループ), ミドリコムシクイ(brevicaudata グループ)
Scientific: Camaroptera brachyura [brevicaudata Group], Camaroptera brachyura beirensis, Camaroptera brachyura brevicaudata, Camaroptera brevicaudata, Camaroptera brevicaudata beirensis, Camaroptera brevicaudata brevicaudata, Camaroptera griseoviridis brevicaudata, Cisticola brevicaudata, Sylvia brevicaudata
Lithuanian: Pilkanugarė karietaitinė devynbalsė
Dutch: Blaatcamaroptera, Mekkercamaroptera, Mekker-camaroptera (brevicaudata groep)
Norwegian: Gråryggsanger, villnissanger (brevicaudata gr.)
Polish: beczak szarogrzbiety, beczak zielonogrzbiety [gr. brevicaudata]
Portuguese: Felosa-de-dorso-cinzento
Portuguese (Portugal): camaróptera-de-dorso-verde [grupo brevicaudata]
Rhaeto-Romance: Camaroptera dal dies grisch
Russian: Короткохвостая крапивница, Широкохвостая терновница [группа brevicaudata]
Slovak: Penica krátkochvostá, penička sivochrbtá, penička sivochrbtá (skup.)
Swedish: gråryggad camaroptera, gråryggig kamaroptera
Swahili: Kibwirosagi Mgongo-kijani
Turkish: Yeşil sırtlı kamaropter [brevicaudata grubu]
Ukrainian: Цвіркач (зелений) сіробокий, цвіркач сіробокий
Chinese: 灰背拱翅莺
Chinese (Traditional): 灰背拱翅鶯

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