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African Tailorbird

Artisornis metopias (Reichenow, 1907)

The Red-capped Forest Warbler (Artisornis metopias), also known as the African Tailorbird, is a songbird of the family Cisticolidae, formerly part of the "Old World warbler" assemblage. It is found in Mozambique and Tanzania. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Source: Wikipedia

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)
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
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Tanzaniaskreddarfugl
Polish:
krawczyk rdzawoglowy
Portuguese:
Costureiro-africano
Russian:
Красношапочная славка
Slovak:
penička červenohlavá
Swedish:
afrikansk skräddarfågel
Ukrainian:
Кравчик африканський
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) [version 1]
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]
Clements, version 2019:
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]
eBird version 2019:
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) [version 1]
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]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Red-capped Forest Warbler ( Artisornis metopias) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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
Scientific: Artisornis metopias, Artisornis metopias metopias, Orthotomus metopias, Orthotomus ruficeps, Prinia metopias
Lithuanian: Rusvakepurė nendrinukė siuvėja
Dutch: Roodkapsnijdervogel, Roodkap-snijdervogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Tanzaniaskreddarfugl
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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