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Velvet-mantled or Fanti Drongo

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

The Velvet-mantled Drongo (Dicrurus modestus) is a species of bird in the Dicruridae family. It is found in Nigeria, and Ghana, to Sierra Leone, Cameroon and Príncipe, where the latter is sometimes considered a distinct species. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Dicruridae
Genus:
  Dicrurus

Scientific:
  Dicrurus modestus

Citation:
  Hartlaub, 1849

Reference:
  Rev.Mag.Zool.(2) 1 p.495

Protonym:
  Dicrurus modestus

Avibase ID:
  5DEB4565B66BA50E

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
Czech:
drongo principeský
German:
Samtdrongo
Danish:
Fløjlsrygget Drongo
Spanish:
Drongo Modesto
Finnish:
samettidrongo
French:
Drongo modeste ou D. d'Oberholser
Italian:
Drongo vellutato
Japanese:
biroudoouchuu
Japanese:
ビロウドオウチュウ
Dutch:
Bosdrongo
Norwegian:
Jungeldrongo
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Jungeldrongo
Polish:
dziwogon widlosterny
Portuguese:
Drongo-do-príncipe
Slovak:
drongo zamatový
Swedish:
sammetsdrongo
Ukrainian:
Дронго узлісний
Chinese:
绒背卷尾


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]
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]
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 1]
eBird version 2015:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Velvet-mantled Drongo ( Dicrurus modestus) [version 1]
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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 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 2nd edition (1996):
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


Catalan: drongo modest
Czech: drongo principeský
Danish: Fløjlsrygget Drongo
German: Flaggendrongo, Samtdrongo, Schlichtdrongo
English: Forest Drongo, Principe Drongo, Príncipe Drongo, Velvet mantled Drongo, Velvet-mantled Drongo, Velvet-mantled or Fanti Drongo
English (IOC): Velvet-mantled Drongo
English (Kenya): Velvet-mantled Drongo
Spanish: Drongo Modesto
Spanish (Spain): 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: 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 modestus, Dicrurus modestus [modestus or atactus], Dicrurus modestus modestus
Lithuanian: Gvinėjinis drongas
Dutch: Bosdrongo, Fluweelmanteldrongo, Zwartrugdrongo
Norwegian Nynorsk: Jungeldrongo
Norwegian: Jungeldrongo
Polish: Dziwogon aksamitny, dziwogon widlosterny, dziwogon widłosterny
Portuguese: Drongo-do-príncipe
Slovak: drongo zamatový
Swedish: Principedrongo, sammetsdrongo
Swahili: Mramba Mahameli
Ukrainian: Дронго узлісний
Chinese: 绒背卷尾
Chinese (Traditional): 絨篷卷尾

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