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Black-headed Apalis

Apalis melanocephala (Fischer & Reichenow, 1884)

The Black-headed Apalis (Apalis melanocephala) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It is found in Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Cisticolidae
Genus:
  Apalis

Scientific:
  Apalis melanocephala

Citation:
  (Fischer & Reichenow, 1884)

Reference:
  J.Orn. 32 p.56

Protonym:
  Burnesia melanocephala

Avibase ID:
  4FE76868182604D0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4FE76868

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 558688

Geographic range:

  • Apalis melanocephala melanocephala: S Somalia to coastal Kenya and coastal ne Tanzania
  • Apalis melanocephala nigrodorsalis: Highlands of Kenya
  • Apalis melanocephala moschi: S Kenya (Taita Hills) and highlands of e Tanzania
  • Apalis melanocephala muhuluensis: SE Tanzania (Mahenge and Songea)
  • Apalis melanocephala adjacens: SE Malawi
  • Apalis melanocephala fuliginosa: SE Malawi (Mulanje and Thyolo mountains)
  • Apalis melanocephala lightoni: W Mozambique to se Zimbabwe
  • Apalis melanocephala tenebricosa: N Mozambique (Njesi Plateau, Mt. Chiperoni and Mt. Namuli)
  • Apalis melanocephala addenda: S Mozambique
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English:
Black-headed Apalis
Czech:
prinie černohlavá
German:
Schwarzkopf-Feinsänger
Danish:
Sorthovedet Apalis
Spanish:
Apalis Cabecinegro
Finnish:
mustaselkäapali
French:
Apalis à tête noire
Italian:
Apalis testanera
Japanese:
zuguroiromushikui
Japanese:
ズグロイロムシクイ
Dutch:
Tanzania-apalis
Norwegian:
Svarthodeapalis
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svarthovudapalis
Polish:
nikornik zalobny
Portuguese:
Apalis-de-cabeca-pretas
Russian:
Черноголовый апалис
Slovak:
penička čiernohlavá
Swedish:
svarthuvad apalis
Ukrainian:
Нікорник чорноголовий
Chinese:
黑头娇莺


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Apalis à tête noire ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Apalis à tête noire ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Apalis melanocephala [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Apalis melanocephala [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Apalis melanocephala [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Black-headed Apalis ( Apalis melanocephala) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Apalis melanocephala [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Apalis melanocephala [version 1]

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Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Swartkopkleinjantjie
Catalan: apalis capnegre
Czech: Apalis cernohlavý, prinie černohlavá
Danish: Sorthovedet Apalis
German: Schwarzkopf-Feinsänger
English: Black headed Apalis, Blackheaded Apalis, Black-headed Apalis, Black-headed Forest-Warbler
English (IOC): Black-headed Apalis
English (Kenya): Black-headed Apalis
Spanish: Apalis Cabecinegro, Apalis de Cabeza Negra
Spanish (Spain): Apalis Cabecinegro
Spanish (HBW): Black-headed Apalis
Finnish: Mustaselkäapali
French: Apalis à calotte noire, Apalis à tête noire, Apalis mélanocéphale, Fauvette-forestière à tête noire
Italian: Apale testanera, Apalis testanera
Japanese: shiroharausuguroiromushikui, zuguroiromushikui
Japanese: シロハラウスグロイロムシクイ, ズグロイロムシクイ
Scientific: Apalis melanocephala, Apalis melanocephala melanocephala, Burnesia melanocephala
Lithuanian: Alyvnugaris apalis
Dutch: Tanzania-apalis
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svarthovudapalis
Norwegian: Svarthodeapalis
Polish: nikornik zalobny, nikornik żałobny
Portuguese: Apalis-de-cabeça-preta, Apalis-de-cabeca-pretas
Russian: Черноголовый апалис
Slovak: penička čiernohlavá
Swedish: Svarthuvad apalis
Swahili: Kolokolo Kichwa-cheusi
Ukrainian: Нікорник чорноголовий
Chinese: 黑头娇莺
Chinese (Traditional): 黑頭嬌鶯

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