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Common Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus collybita (Vieillot, 1817)

The common chiffchaff, or simply the chiffchaff, is a common and widespread leaf warbler which breeds in open woodlands throughout northern and temperate Europe and the Palearctic. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Phylloscopidae
Genus:
   Phylloscopus
Scientific:
  Phylloscopus collybita


Original description

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1817)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. p.235

Protonym:
  Sylvia collybita

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19428000


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  458C8CBE3AABFD1E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-458C8CBE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/458C8CBE


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562129

Geographic range:

  • Phylloscopus collybita collybita: Denmark to Pyrénées, Poland and Romania; winters to n Africa
  • Phylloscopus collybita abietinus: Scandinavia to Urals, Caucasus, Transcaucasia and n Iran
  • Phylloscopus collybita brevirostris: Highlands of w Turkey and Black Sea coastlands of n Turkey
  • Phylloscopus collybita caucasicus: East of range of brevirostris at lower elevations south to Armenia
  • Phylloscopus collybita menzbieri: Mts. of ne Iran, e Elburz and Khorasan Mts. n to adj. Turkmenia
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English:
Common Chiffchaff
German:
Zilpzalp
Spanish:
Mosquitero común
French:
Pouillot véloce
Japanese (romaji):
chifuchafu
Dutch:
Tjiftjaf
Portuguese:
Felosa-comum
Chinese (Traditional):
嘰咋柳鶯


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Common Chiffchaff (Common) ( Phylloscopus collybita [collybita Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Common Chiffchaff (Common) ( Phylloscopus collybita [collybita Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Common Chiffchaff (Common) ( Phylloscopus collybita [collybita Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Common Chiffchaff (Common) ( Phylloscopus collybita [collybita Group]) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Eurasian Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Phylloscopus [collybita or tristis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Arabic: الذّعَره الشائعة, دخلة الشرق, نقشارة, نقشارة شائعة ( شائعة)
Asturian: Pioyín, Pioyina europea (triba collybita)
Azerbaijani: Kölgəlik yarpaqgüdən, kölgəlik yarpaqgüdəni, Kölgəlik yarpaqgüdəni [collybita qrupu]
Bashkir: теңкелдәк төйөт
Belarusian: Пеначка-цяньковка, Пячураўка-ценькаўка
Bulgarian: Елов певец, Елов певец (Група collybita)
Bengali: পাতি চিফচ্যাফ
Breton: Ar puig chip-chap, Mouchig gwenn
Catalan: Busquereta xerraire, Mosquiter comú, Mosquiter comú (collybita), Ull de bou
Catalan (Balears): Ull de bou
Valencian: Busquereta xerraire
Montenegrin: zviždak, звиждак
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): звиждак
Czech: Budnícek menší, Budníček menší, budníček menší [skupina collybita]
Chuvash: тумлам кайăк, тумлам кайăкĕ, хура ураллă чие кайăкĕ
Welsh: Aderyn melyn bach, Dryw felen, Pia bach, Siff-saff, Telor goesddu'r helyg, Y bi bach
Danish: Gransanger, Gransanger (collybita Gruppe), Gransanger, Almindelig [collybita Gruppe]
German: Weidenlaubsänger, Zilpzalp, Zilpzalp [collybita Gruppe], Zilpzalp [collybita-Gruppe], Zilpzalp-collybita
Greek: Δενδροφυλλοσκόπος, Δεντροφυλλοσκόπος, Δεντροφυλλοσκόπος [collybita ομάδα], Δεντροφυλλοσκόπος [collybita], Μουγιαννούδι
Greek (Cypriot): Μουγιαννούδι
English: Brown Leaf-warbler, Chiffchaff, Chiff-chaff, Chiffchaff Leaf-warbler, Common Chiffchaff, Common Chiffchaff (Common), Eurasian Chiffchaff, Northern Chiffchaff
English, HBW: Common Chiffchaff
English (IOC): Common Chiffchaff (Common)
English (Kenya): Common Chiffchaff
English (United States): Common Chiffchaff (Common)
Esperanto: Ĉifĉafo
Spanish: Mosquitero Comun, Mosquitero Común, Mosquitero Común (grupo collybita), Mosquitero silbador
Spanish (Spain): Mosquitero Común, Mosquitero común (grupo collybita), Mosquitero Común [Grupo collybita]
Spanish (HBW): Common Chiffchaff (Common)
Estonian: Silksolk, Väike lehelind, Väike-lehelind, Väike-lehelind e. silksolk
Basque: Mosquiter comú , Txio arrunta, Txio arrunta [collybita taldekoa]
Persian: سسک چیف ‌چاف معمولی [collybita Group], سسک چیف‌چاف
Finnish: Tiltaltti, tiltaltti (alalaji collybita), tiltaltti [alalaji collybita]
Faroese: Grannljómari
French: Pouillot véloce, Pouillot vêloce, Pouillot véloce [collybita]
Friulian: vuit
Irish: Tiuf-Teaf
Gaelic: Caifean
Galician: Mosquiter comú , Picafollas común, Picafollas europeo [grupo collybita]
Manx: Beealarey, Beeallerey
Hebrew: עלווית חורף, עלווית חורף (אירופית), עלוית חורף
Croatian: Obični zviždak, Zviždak, Zviždak (collybita grupa)
Hungarian: Csilpcsalpfüzike, Csilpcsalp-füzike, Csilpcsalpfüzike [collybita csoport]
Armenian: [Tznkltan Geghgeghik ], Ծնկլտան Գեղգեղիկ, Ծնկլտան գեղգեղիկ (Սովորական)
Icelandic: Gransöngvari, Gransöngvari [collybita hópur]
Italian: Luí piccolo, Luì piccolo, Luì piccolo [gruppo collybita]
Japanese (romaji): Chifu chafu, chifuchafu, chifuchafu (collybita)
Japanese: チフチャフ, チフチャフ (collybita グループ), チフチャフ (collybita), チフチャフ(collybita グループ)
Georgian: ჩვეულებრივი ყარანა, ჩვეულებრივი ჭივჭავი, ჭედია-ყარანა
Kabardian: цӀужьомэлъэфӀыцӀэ
Mongolian, Halh: урианхайн дууч шувуу, урианхайн дуучшувуу
Khakas: Чыхлачах
Kazakh: көлеңкелі сарықас торғай, Саяшыл сайрауық, Саяшыл сарықас
Kazakh (Transliteration): sayaşıl sarıqas
Korean: 검은다리솔새
Korean (Transliteration): geomeun-dari-sol-sae
Cornish: Chyff-chaff
Kirghiz: кара аяк мыймыт, саячыл сарыкаш, тыпылдак мыймыт
Scientific: Phylloscopus collybita, Phylloscopus collybita [collybita Group], Phylloscopus collybita collybita, Phylloscopus collybita rufus, Phylloscopus collybitus, Phylloscopus rufus, Sylvia collybita
Luxembourgish: Zillzapp
Limburgish: Briëmetaatsj, Brièmtaatsj
Lithuanian: Pilkoji pecialinda, Pilkoji pečialinda, Pilkoji pečialinda [collybita grupė]
Latvian: Čuņčiņš, Čuņčiņš (collybita gr.), Kalējiņš
Macedonian: Буков пејач, Обично муварче
Malayalam: ചിഫ്ചാഫ്
Mongolian: Дуулгат ээрүүл бялзуухай, Урианхайн дууч шувуу, Урианхайн дуучшувуу
Mongolian (Transliteration): duulgat eerüül byalzuukhai, uriaŋkhaiŋ duuch shuvuu, uriaŋkhaiŋ duuch-shuvuu
Moldavian: Pitulice mică
Maltese: Vjolin tax-Xitwa
Mongolian, Chakhar (Peripheral): урианхайн дууч шувуу
Dutch: Tjiftjaf
Norwegian: Gransanger, gransanger (collybita gr.)
Polish: pierwiosnek, pierwiosnek (gr. collybita), pierwiosnek (zwyczajny), pierwiosnek [gr. collybita], pierwiosnek zwyczajny
Pinyin: jīzhā liǔ-yīng, zōng liǔ-yīng
Portuguese: felosa comum, Felosa-comum
Portuguese (Portugal): felosa-comum [grupo collybita], Felosinha-comum, Felosinha-comum [grupo collybita]
Romansh: Fegliarel da salesch
Romanian: Pitulice mică
Russian: Пеночка теньковка, Пеночка-кузнечик, Пеночка-теньковка, Пеночка-теньковка [группа collybita], Теньковка
Yakut: түҥнэри уйалаах чыычаах
Scots: Caifean
Northern Sami: Guossavizar
Slovak: Kolibiarik čipčavý, kolibiarik čipčavý (skup.), Kolibkárik čipčavý
Slovenian: vrbja listnica, vrbji kovacek, vrbji kovaček, Vrbji kovaček [collybita]
Albanian: Fishkëllyesi i vogël
Serbian: Obican zviždak, Običan zviždak, obicni zviždak, obični zviždak, Obični zviždak [collybita grupa], Обичан звиждак
Swedish: Gransångare, gransångare [collybita group], gransångare [gruppen collybita]
Swahili: Kucha Sauti-mbili
Thai: นกกระจิ๊ดชิฟแชฟ, นกกระจิ๊ดชิฟแชฟ (ยุโรป)
Turkish: Çıvgın, Çıvgın (collybita Grubu), Çıvgın [collybita grubu], çyvgyn, Tiz-Sesli Söğüt Bülbülü, Саяшыл сарықас
Tatar: күләгә нарат чыпчыгы
Tuvinian: Сыйтылааш ыраажывай
Udmurt: сизер, чиккетӥсь
Ukrainian: Вівчарик-ковалик, Вівчарик-ковалик [група collybita]
Uzbek: пеночка-теньковка
Vietnamese: Chích Á Âu
Kalmyk: бичкн шармһа
Chinese: [jiza liu-ying], [zong liu-ying], 叽咋柳莺, 叽喳柳莺, 叽喳柳莺(欧洲), 棕柳莺, 棕柳鶯
Chinese (Traditional): 叽喳柳莺(欧洲), 嘰咋柳鶯, 棕柳鶯

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