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Swee or Bocage's Waxbill
Coccopygia [melanotis or bocagei] (= Coccopygia melanotis) (Temminck, 1823)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Coccopygia

Scientific:
  Coccopygia melanotis

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1823)

Reference:
  Pl.Col. livr.37 pl.221 fig.1

Protonym:
  Fringilla melanotis

Avibase ID:
  4F368309F043ECFD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4F368309

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916649

Geographic range:

  • Coccopygia melanotis: SW Zimbabwe to extreme s Mozambique and n South Africa
  • Coccopygia bocagei: Angola and Namibia
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Swee or Bocage's Waxbill
Czech:
  astrild šedoprsý
German:
  Grünastrild
Danish:
  Sortkindet Astrild
Spanish:
  Astrild Swee
Finnish:
  vihervahanokka
French:
  Astrild à joues noires ou A. de Bocage
Italian:
  Estrilda sui sui
Japanese:
  kibarakaedechou
Japanese:
  キバラカエデチョウ
Dutch:
  Groenrugastrild
Norwegian:
  Krattastrild
Polish:
  astryld zóltobrzuchy
Portuguese:
  Bico-de-lacre-meridional
Russian:
  Серогрудый астрильд
Slovak:
  astrilda sivoprsá
Swedish:
  Svartkindad astrild
Chinese:
  黑颊黄腹梅花雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Swee or Bocage's Waxbill ( Coccopygia [melanotis or bocagei])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Swee or Bocage's Waxbill ( Estrilda [melanotis or bocagei])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Swee or Bocage's Waxbill ( Estrilda [melanotis or bocagei])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Swee or Bocage's Waxbill ( Coccopygia [melanotis or bocagei])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Swee or Bocage's Waxbill ( Coccopygia [melanotis or bocagei])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Swee or Bocage's Waxbill ( Coccopygia [melanotis or bocagei])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Swee or Bocage's Waxbill ( Coccopygia [melanotis or bocagei])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Astrild à joues noires ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Astrild à joues noires ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Swee Waxbill ( Coccopygia melanotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Swee Waxbill ( Estrilda melanotis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Estrilda melanotis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Coccopygia [melanotis, bocagei or quartinia]

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Suidelike Swie
Catalan: estrilda de galtes negres
Czech: Astrild cernolící, astrild šedoprsý
Danish: Sortkindet Astrild
German: Gelbbauchastrild, Grünastrild, Grün-Astrild, Schwarzbäckchen
English: Black-faced Swee, Dufresne's Waxbill, East African Swee, Swee or Bocage's Waxbill, Swee Waxbill, Uganda Yellow-bellied Waxbill, Yellow-bellied Waxbill
English (IOC): Swee/Angolan Waxbill
Spanish: Astrild Swee
Spanish (Spain): Estrilda Ventrigualda Meridional
Spanish (HBW): Swee Waxbill
Estonian: oliivselg-amadiin
Finnish: Vihervahanokka
French: Astrild à joues noires, Astrild à joues noires ou A. de Bocage, Astrild à ventre jaune, Astrild de Dufresne, Astrild de Dufresne à gorge, Astrild de Dufresne à gorge noire, Astrild vert, Joue-noire
Hungarian: sárgahasú asztrild
Italian: Astrilde guancenere, Estrilda sui sui
Japanese: kibarakaedechou
Japanese: キバラカエデチョウ
Kwangali: Katjikilili
Latin: Coccopygia [melanotis or bocagei], Coccopygia melanotis, Estrilda [melanotis or bocagei], Estrilda melanotis, Estrilda melanotis melanotis, Fringilla melanotis
Lithuanian: Geltonpilvė astrilda
Dutch: Dufresne astrilde, Groenrugastrild
Norwegian Nynorsk: Krattastrild
Norwegian: Krattastrild, Sortkinnet astrild
Polish: astryld zóltobrzuchy, astryld żółtobrzuchy
Portuguese: Bico-de-lacre-meridional
Portuguese (Portugal): Bico-de-lacre-meridional
Russian: Серогрудый астрильд
Slovak: astrilda sivoprsá
Serbian: Zelena astrilda
Swedish: Svartkindad astrild, svartkindad astrild/angolaastrild
Tsonga: Xidzingirhi
Ukrainian: Астрильд жовточеревий
Chinese: 黑颊黄腹梅花雀
Chinese (Traditional): 史威黃腹梅花雀
Zulu: ubuSukuswane

 

         

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