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African Tailorbird
Artisornis metopias (Reichenow, 1907)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Cisticolidae
Genus:
  Artisornis

Scientific:
  Artisornis metopias

Citation:
  (Reichenow, 1907)

Reference:
  Orn.Monatsb. 15 p.30

Protonym:
  Prinia metopias

Avibase ID:
  5C5C1A5E5B4FC5B0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5C5C1A5E

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916615

Geographic range:

  • Artisornis metopias [metopias or pallidus]: Montane forests of e Tanzania to nw Mozambique (Njesi Plateau)
  • Artisornis metopias altus: E Tanzania (Uluguru Mountains)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  African Tailorbird
Czech:
  krejčiřík tanzanský
German:
  Rotkappensänger
Danish:
  Afrikansk Skrædderfugl
Spanish:
  Sastrecillo Africano
Finnish:
  tansanianräätäli
French:
  Apalis couturière
Italian:
  Uccello sarto africano
Japanese:
  afurikasaihouchou
Japanese:
  アフリカサイホウチョウ
Dutch:
  Roodkapsnijdervogel
Norwegian:
  Tanzaniaskredderfugl
Polish:
  krawczyk rdzawoglowy
Portuguese:
  Costureiro-africano
Russian:
  Красношапочная славка
Slovak:
  penička červenohlavá
Swedish:
  afrikansk skräddarfågel
Chinese:
  红顶缝叶莺


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Red-capped Forest-warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Red-capped Forest-warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Red-capped Forest-warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Red-capped Forest-warbler ( Artisornis metopias)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Couturière d'Afrique ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Couturière d'Afrique ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Red-capped Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Red-capped Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Red-capped Forest-warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   African Tailorbird ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Red-capped Forest-warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Red-capped Forest-warbler ( Artisornis metopias)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Red-capped Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Orthotomus metopias [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Orthotomus metopias [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Orthotomus metopias [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   African Tailorbird ( Orthotomus metopias) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Orthotomus metopias [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Artisornis metopias [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: ocell sastre de capell vermell
Czech: Krejcirík tanzánský, krejčiřík tanzanský
Danish: Afrikansk Skrædderfugl
German: Rotkappensänger
English: African Tailorbird, Red-capped Forest Warbler, Red-capped Forest-Warbler, Red-capped Tailorbird, Red-capped Warbler
English (IOC): Red-capped Forest Warbler
Spanish: Sastrecillo Africano
Spanish (Spain): Sastrecillo Africano
Spanish (HBW): African Tailorbird
Finnish: Tansanianräätäli
French: Apalis couturière, Artisornis metopias, Couturière d'Afrique, Couturière des Usambara, Couturière des Usambaras, Fauvette-couturière africaine
Italian: Uccello sarto africano, Uccello sarto corona rossa
Japanese: afurikasaihouchou
Japanese: アフリカサイホウチョウ
Latin: Artisornis metopias, Artisornis metopias metopias, Orthotomus metopias, Orthotomus ruficeps, Prinia metopias
Lithuanian: Rusvakepurė nendrinukė siuvėja
Dutch: Roodkapsnijdervogel, Roodkap-snijdervogel
Norwegian: Tanzaniaskredderfugl
Polish: krawczyk rdzawoglowy, krawczyk rdzawogłowy, rdzawoczółek oliwkowy
Portuguese: Costureiro-africano
Russian: Красношапочная славка
Slovak: penička červenohlavá
Serbian: Afrička ptica krojač
Swedish: Afrikansk skräddarfågel
Swahili: Kolokolo Utosi-mwekundu
Ukrainian: Кравчик африканський
Chinese: 红顶缝叶莺
Chinese (Traditional): 紅帽林棲鶯

 

         

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