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Velvet-mantled or Fanti Drongo

Dicrurus [modestus or atactus] (= Dicrurus modestus) Hartlaub, KJG 1849

The velvet-mantled drongo is a species of bird in the family Dicruridae. It is found from Nigeria and Cameroon to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Dicruridae
Genus:
   Dicrurus
Scientific:
  Dicrurus modestus


Original description

Citation:
  Hartlaub, KJG 1849

Reference:
   Rev. Mag. Zool. Pure Appl. (2), 1 p.495

Protonym:
  Dicrurus modestus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2343873


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  5DEB4565B66BA50E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-5DEB4565

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5DEB4565


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559771

Geographic range:

  • Dicrurus modestus modestus: Príncipe I. (Gulf of Guinea)
  • Dicrurus modestus coracinus: Bioko and southern Nigeria east to southwestern Central African Republic, extreme southwestern South Sudan, and western Kenya, south to Gabon, central Democratic Republic of the Congo, and northwestern Angola
  • Dicrurus atactus: Sierra Leone and southern Guinea east to southwestern Nigeria
English:
Velvet-mantled or Fanti Drongo
German:
Fante-/Samtdrongo
Spanish:
Drongo Fanti/Modesto
Spanish (Spain):
Drongo fanti/modesto
French:
Drongo modeste ou D. d'Oberholser
Japanese:
ビロウドオウチュウ
Dutch:
Bosdrongo
Norwegian:
jungeldrongo
Polish:
dziwogon gwinejski/widłosterny
Russian:
Гвинейский/Лесной дронго
Slovak:
drongo družný/zamatový
Serbian:
Fanti/somotasti drongo
Swedish:
fanti-/sammetsdrongo


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Velvet-mantled or Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus [modestus or atactus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Velvet-mantled or Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus [modestus or atactus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Velvet-mantled or Fanti Drongo ( Dicrurus [modestus or atactus])
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Drongo modeste ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Drongo modeste ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 4]
eBird version 2015:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 4]
eBird version 2016:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 4]
eBird version 2017:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 4]
eBird version 2018:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Fanti/Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus/modestus)
eBird version 2021:
Fanti/Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus atactus/modestus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dicrurus modestus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dicrurus modestus [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Dicrurus [adsimilis, divaricatus or modestus]

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: drongo modest
Czech: drongo principeský
Danish: Fløjlsrygget Drongo
German: Fante-/Samtdrongo, Flaggendrongo, Samtdrongo, Schlichtdrongo
English: Fanti/Velvet-mantled Drongo, Forest Drongo, Principe Drongo, Príncipe Drongo, Velvet mantled Drongo, Velvet-mantled Drongo, Velvet-mantled or Fanti Drongo
English, HBW: Velvet-mantled Drongo
English (IOC): Fanti/Velvet-mantled Drongo, Velvet-mantled Drongo
English (Kenya): Velvet-mantled Drongo
English (United States): Fanti/Velvet-mantled Drongo
Spanish: Drongo Fanti/Modesto, Drongo Modesto
Spanish (Spain): Drongo fanti/modesto, Drongo Modesto
Spanish (HBW): Velvet-mantled Drongo
Estonian: panterdrongo
Finnish: samettidrongo
French: Drongo modeste, Drongo modeste ou D. d'Oberholser
Hungarian: bársonydrongó
Italian: Drongo vellutato
Japanese (romaji): biroudoouchuu, kuroouchuu
Japanese: クロオウチュウ, ビロウドオウチュウ, ビロードオウチュウ
Scientific: Dicrurus [modestus or atactus], Dicrurus adsimilis atactus, Dicrurus adsimilis modestus, Dicrurus atactus/modestus, Dicrurus modestus, Dicrurus modestus [modestus or atactus], Dicrurus modestus atactus, Dicrurus modestus modestus
Lithuanian: Gvinėjinis drongas
Dutch: Bosdrongo, Fluweelmanteldrongo, Zwartrugdrongo
Norwegian Nynorsk: Jungeldrongo
Norwegian: Jungeldrongo
Polish: Dziwogon aksamitny, dziwogon gwinejski/widłosterny, dziwogon widlosterny, dziwogon widłosterny
Portuguese: Drongo-do-príncipe
Portuguese (Portugal): drongo-fante/drongo-modesto
Russian: Гвинейский/Лесной дронго
Slovak: drongo družný/zamatový, drongo zamatový
Serbian: Fanti/somotasti drongo
Swedish: fanti-/sammetsdrongo, Principedrongo, sammetsdrongo
Swahili: Mramba Mahameli
Turkish: Mavi-mor/kadife sırtlı drongo
Ukrainian: Дронго узлісний
Chinese: 绒背卷尾
Chinese (Traditional): 絨篷卷尾

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