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Alexander's Akalat [incl. kungwensis, granti, schoutedeni, kaboboensis]

Sheppardia poensis [incl. kungwensis, granti, schoutedeni, kaboboensis] (= Sheppardia poensis) (Alexander, B 1903)

The short-tailed akalat is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae. It has a scattered range throughout Central Africa. Its natural habitats are boreal forests, subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
   Sheppardia
Scientific:
  Sheppardia poensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Alexander, B 1903)

Reference:
   Bull. Brit. Orn. Club 13 p.37

Protonym:
  Callene poensis

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/114181#page/409/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  5F5CE1771FA3C5B9

Avibase ID:
  avibase-5F5CE177

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5F5CE177


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 921013

Geographic range:

  • Sheppardia poensis: Bioko (Gulf of Guinea)
  • Sheppardia bocagei kungwensis: W Tanzania (Kungwe-Mahari Mountains)
  • Sheppardia bocagei schoutedeni: E Democratic Republic of the Congo (mountains west of Lake Edward to Kivu))
  • Sheppardia bocagei kaboboensis: E Democratic Republic of the Congo (Mt. Kabobo)
  • Sheppardia bocagei granti: Mountains of se Nigeria and w Cameroon
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English:
Alexander's Akalat [incl. kungwensis, granti, schoutedeni, kaboboensis]
French:
Rougegorge d'Alexander [incl. kungwensis, granti, schoutedeni, kaboboensis]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Alexander's Akalat [incl. kungwensis, granti, schoutedeni, kaboboensis] ( Sheppardia poensis [incl. kungwensis, granti, schoutedeni, kaboboensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Alexander's Akalat [incl. kungwensis, granti, schoutedeni, kaboboensis] ( Sheppardia poensis [incl. kungwensis, granti, schoutedeni, kaboboensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Alexander's Akalat [incl. kungwensis, granti, schoutedeni, kaboboensis] ( Sheppardia poensis [incl. kungwensis, granti, schoutedeni, kaboboensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Alexander's Akalat [incl. kungwensis, granti, schoutedeni, kaboboensis] ( Sheppardia poensis [incl. kungwensis, granti, schoutedeni, kaboboensis])
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2022:
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]
eBird version 2022:
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Short-tailed Akalat ( Sheppardia poensis) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Sheppardia [bocagei or poensis]

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Danish: Fernando Po-akalat
German: Kurzschwanzrötel
English: Alexander's Akalat [incl. kungwensis, granti, schoutedeni, kaboboensis], Short-tailed Akalat
Spanish: Akelat colicorto
French: Rougegorge d’Alexander, Rougegorge d'Alexander, Rougegorge d'Alexander [incl. kungwensis, granti, schoutedeni, kaboboensis], Rougegorge de Bocage (d'Alexander)
Croatian: riđorepi crvendać
Italian: Akalat di Alexander
Japanese: ヘルナンドポーヒメコマドリ
Scientific: Callene poensis, Sheppardia bocagei poensis, Sheppardia poensis, Sheppardia poensis [incl. kungwensis, granti, schoutedeni, kaboboensis]
Dutch: Kortstaartjanfrederik
Polish: koloratka rdzawolica
Portuguese: pisco-de-cauda-curta
Slovak: akalat krátkochvostý
Swedish: kortstjärtad akalat
Chinese: 短尾阿卡拉鸲

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