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Common Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus collybita (Vieillot, 1817)

The Common Chiffchaff, or simply the Chiffchaff, (Phylloscopus collybita) is a common and widespread leaf warbler which breeds in open woodlands throughout northern and temperate Europe and Asia. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Phylloscopidae
Genus:
  Phylloscopus

Scientific:
  Phylloscopus collybita

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1817)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 11 p.235

Protonym:
  Sylvia collybita

Avibase ID:
  458C8CBE3AABFD1E

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
English:
Common Chiffchaff
Czech:
budníček menší
German:
Zilpzalp
Danish:
Gransanger
Spanish:
Mosquitero Común
Finnish:
tiltaltti
French:
Pouillot véloce
Icelandic:
Gransöngvari
Italian:
Luì piccolo
Japanese:
chifuchafu
Japanese:
チフチャフ
Dutch:
Tjiftjaf
Norwegian:
Gransanger
Polish:
pierwiosnek
Portuguese:
Felosa-comum
Russian:
Пеночка-теньковка
Slovak:
kolibiarik čipčavý
Swedish:
Gransångare
Ukrainian:
Вівчарик-ковалик
Chinese:
叽喳柳莺


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]
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]
eBird version 2017:
Common Chiffchaff (Common) ( Phylloscopus collybita [collybita Group])
eBird version 2018:
Common Chiffchaff (Common) ( Phylloscopus collybita [collybita Group])
eBird version 2019:
Common Chiffchaff (Common) ( Phylloscopus collybita [collybita Group])
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [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 2018):
Common Chiffchaff ( Phylloscopus collybita) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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
Asturian: Pioyín
Azerbaijani: Kölgəlik yarpaqgüdən
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, Ull de bou
Catalan (Balears): Ull de bou
Valencian: Busquereta xerraire
Montenegrin: zviždak
Czech: Budnícek menší, Budníček menší
Welsh: Aderyn melyn bach, Dryw felen, Pia bach, Siff-saff, Telor goesddu'r helyg, Y bi bach
Danish: Gransanger, Gransanger (collybita Gruppe)
German: Weidenlaubsänger, Zilpzalp, Zilpzalp [collybita Gruppe], Zilpzalp-collybita
Greek: Δενδροφυλλοσκόπος, Δεντροφυλλοσκόπος, Μουγιαννούδι
Greek (Cypriot): Μουγιαννούδι
English: Brown Leaf-warbler, Chiffchaff, Chiff-chaff, Chiffchaff Leaf-warbler, Common Chiffchaff, Common Chiffchaff (Common), Eurasian Chiffchaff, Northern Chiffchaff
English (IOC): Common Chiffchaff (Common)
English (Kenya): Common Chiffchaff
Esperanto: ^cif^cafo , Ĉifĉafo
Spanish: Mosquitero Comun, Mosquitero Común, Mosquitero Común (grupo collybita), Mosquitero silbador
Spanish (Spain): Mosquitero Común, Mosquitero Común [Grupo collybita]
Spanish (HBW): Common Chiffchaff (Common)
Estonian: Silksolk, Väike lehelind, Väike-lehelind, Väike-lehelind e. silksolk
Basque: Mosquiter comú , Txio arrunta
Persian: سسک چیف‌چاف
Finnish: Tiltaltti, tiltaltti (alalaji collybita)
Faroese: Grannljómari
French: Pouillot véloce, Pouillot vêloce, Pouillot véloce [collybita]
Irish: Tiuf-Teaf
Gaelic: Caifean
Galician: Mosquiter comú , Picafollas común
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
Icelandic: Gransöngvari
Italian: Luí piccolo, Luì piccolo
Japanese: Chifu chafu, chifuchafu, chifuchafu (collybita)
Japanese: チフチャフ, チフチャフ (collybita)
Georgian: ჩვეულებრივი ყარანა, ჩვეულებრივი ჭივჭავი, ჭედია-ყარანა
Khakas: Чыхлачах
Kazakh: Саяшыл сайрауық, Саяшыл сарықас
Kazakh (Transliteration): sayaşıl sarıqas
Korean: 검은다리솔새
Korean (Transliteration): geomeun-dari-sol-sae
Cornish: Chyff-chaff
Scientific: Phylloscopus collybita, Phylloscopus collybita [collybita Group], Phylloscopus collybita collybita, Phylloscopus collybita rufus, Phylloscopus collybitus, Sylvia collybita
Luxembourgish: Zillzapp
Limburgish: Briëmetaatsj, Brièmtaatsj
Lithuanian: Pilkoji pecialinda, Pilkoji pečialinda
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
Dutch: Tjiftjaf
Norwegian: Gransanger, gransanger (collybita gr.)
Polish: pierwiosnek, pierwiosnek (gr. collybita), pierwiosnek (zwyczajny), pierwiosnek zwyczajny
Pinyin: jīzhā liǔ-yīng, zōng liǔ-yīng
Portuguese: felosa comum, Felosa-comum
Portuguese (Portugal): 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
Scots: Caifean
Sindhi: ټٕٖ ؽيٳؿبٳ
Northern Sami: Guossavizar
Slovak: Kolibiarik čipčavý, Kolibkárik čipčavý
Slovenian: vrbja listnica, vrbji kovacek, vrbji kovaček
Albanian: Fishkëllyesi i vogël
Serbian: Obican zviždak, Običan zviždak, obicni zviždak, obični zviždak, Обичан звиждак
Swedish: Gransångare, gransångare [collybita group]
Swahili: Kucha Sauti-mbili
Thai: นกกระจิ๊ดชิฟแชฟ, นกกระจิ๊ดชิฟแชฟ (ยุโรป)
Turkish: Çıvgın, Çıvgın (collybita Grubu), çyvgyn, Tiz-Sesli Söğüt Bülbülü, Саяшыл сарықас
Tuvinian: Сыйтылааш ыраажывай
Ukrainian: Вівчарик-ковалик, Вівчарик-ковалик [група collybita]
Vietnamese: Chích Á Âu
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): 嘰咋柳鶯, 棕柳鶯

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