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Marsh Tchagra

Bocagia minuta (Hartlaub, 1858)

The Marsh Tchagra (Tchagra minutus) is a species of bird in the Malaconotidae family. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and swamps. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Malaconotidae
Genus:
  Bocagia

Scientific:
  Bocagia minuta

Citation:
  (Hartlaub, 1858)

Reference:
  PZS Pt26 no.365 p.292

Protonym:
  Telephonus minutus

Avibase ID:
  58F62571212B364B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/58F62571

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916265

Geographic range:

  • Bocagia minuta minuta: Sierra Leone east to South Sudan, eastern Sudan, and Ethiopia, south to western Kenya and northwestern Tanzania
  • Bocagia minuta [reichenowi or remota]: E and s Tanzania, s Malawi, e Zimbabwe and Mozambique
English:
Marsh Tchagra
Czech:
čagra černohlavý
German:
Sumpftschagra
Danish:
Lille Kratskade
Spanish:
Techarga Chica
Finnish:
pikkupensaslepinkäinen
French:
Tchagra des marais
Italian:
Ciagra capinera
Japanese:
zuguroyabumozu
Japanese:
ズグロヤブモズ
Dutch:
Kleine Tsjagra
Norwegian:
Sumpsjagra
Polish:
czagra plowa
Portuguese:
Picanco dos pauis
Russian:
Малая чагра
Slovak:
čagra močiarna
Swedish:
Sumptchagra
Ukrainian:
Чагра чорноголова
Chinese:
小红翅鵙


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Marsh Tchagra ( Bocagia minuta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Marsh Tchagra ( Bocagia minuta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Marsh Tchagra ( Bocagia minuta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Marsh Tchagra ( Bocagia minuta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Marsh Tchagra ( Bocagia minuta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Marsh Tchagra ( Bocagia minuta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Marsh Tchagra ( Bocagia minuta) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Tchagra des marais ( Tchagra minuta) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Marsh Tchagra ( Tchagra minuta) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Marsh Tchagra ( Tchagra minuta) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Marsh Tchagra ( Tchagra minuta) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tchagra minutus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Bocagia [minuta or anchietae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 

Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Vleitjagra
Catalan: txagra d'aiguamoll
Czech: čagra černohlavý, Cagra malý
Danish: Lille Kratskade, Lille Krattornskade
German: Sumpf-Tcshagra, Sumpftschagra
English: Anchieta's Tchagra, Black-cap Bush Shrike, Blackcap Bushshrike, Blackcap Bush-Shrike, Blackcap Tchagra, Black-cap Tchagra, Black-capped Tchagra, Lesser Tchagra, Little Blackcap, Little Tchagra, Marsh Bush-Shrike, Marsh Shrike, Marsh Tchagra
English (Kenya): Marsh Tchagra
Spanish: Techarga Chica
Spanish (Spain): Chagra Marismeña
Estonian: soo-pagulind
Finnish: Pikkupensaslepinkäinen
French: Petit Tchagra à tête noire, Petit Téléphone, Tchagra d'Anchieta, Tchagra des marais
Italian: Ciagra capinera, Ciagra di palude
Japanese: zuguroyabumozu
Japanese: ズグロヤブモズ, ヅグロヤブモヅ
Scientific: Antichromus anchietae, Bocagia minuta, Bocagia minuta minuta, Tchagra minuta, Tchagra minutus, Telephonus minutus
Lithuanian: Rausvoji čagra
Dutch: Kleine Tsjagra
Norwegian: Sumpsjagra
Polish: czagra plowa, czagra płowa
Portuguese: Picanco dos pauis, Picanço-assobiador-dos-pântanos, Picanco-dos-pauis
Russian: Малая чагра
Slovak: čagra močiarna
Serbian: Močvarska čagra
Swedish: Sumptchagra
Swahili: Kikuche-mbuga
Ukrainian: Чагра чорноголова
Chinese: 小红翅鵙
Chinese (Traditional): 小紅翅伯勞

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