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Somali Tit

Melaniparus thruppi Shelley, 1885

The Acacia Tit (Parus thruppi), also known as the Somali Tit, is a species of bird in the Paridae family. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Paridae
Genus:
  Melaniparus

Scientific:
  Melaniparus thruppi

Citation:
  Shelley, 1885

Reference:
  Ibis p.406 pl.XI

Protonym:
  Parus thruppi

Avibase ID:
  610FFD8E8CE34828

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/610FFD8E

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561871

Geographic range:

  • Melaniparus thruppi thruppi: Dry acacia of Ethiopia and Somalia
  • Melaniparus thruppi barakae: Dry acacia of sw Somalia to Kenya, Uganda and ne Tanzania
English:
Somali Tit
Czech:
sýkora somálská
German:
Somalimeise
Danish:
Somalimejse
Spanish:
Carbonero Somalí
Finnish:
somaliantiainen
French:
Mésange somalienne
Italian:
Cincia di Somalia
Japanese:
somarihaiirogara
Japanese:
ソマリハイイロガラ
Dutch:
Somalische Mees
Norwegian:
Somalimeis
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Somalimeis
Polish:
sikora sawannowa
Russian:
Акациевая синица
Slovak:
sýkorka savanová
Swedish:
somaliames
Ukrainian:
Синиця саванова
Chinese:
索马里山雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Northern Grey Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Northern Grey Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Northern Grey Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Northern Grey Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Mésange somalienne ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Mésange somalienne ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Northern Grey Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Northern Grey Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Northern Grey Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Northern Grey Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Northern Grey Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Northern Grey Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Northern Grey Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Northern Grey Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Northern Grey Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Somali Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Acacia Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Acacia Tit ( Melaniparus thruppi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Somali Tit ( Parus thruppi) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Parus thruppi [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Parus thruppi [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Melaniparus [afer, thruppi or cinerascens] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: mallerenga de Somàlia
Czech: sýkora somálská
Danish: Somalimejse
German: Somalimeise, Somalirußmeise
English: Acacia Tit, Northern Gray Tit, Northern Grey Tit, Somali Gray Tit, Somali Gray-Tit, Somali Grey Tit, Somali Grey-Tit, Somali Tit
English (IOC): Acacia Tit
English (Kenya): Northern Grey Tit
Spanish: Carbonero Somalí
Spanish (Spain): Carbonero Somalí
Spanish (HBW): Somali Tit
Estonian: väike-halltihane
Finnish: Somaliantiainen
French: Mésange de Somalie, Mésange somalienne
Italian: Cincia di Somalia
Japanese: haiirogara, somarihaiirogara
Japanese: ソマリハイイロガラ, ハイイロガラ
Scientific: Melaniparus thruppi, Parus afer thruppi, Parus thruppi, Parus thruppi thruppi
Lithuanian: Somalinė zylė
Dutch: Somalische Mees
Norwegian Nynorsk: Somalimeis
Norwegian: Somalimeis
Polish: sikora sawannowa
Russian: Акациевая синица, Сомалийская синица
Slovak: sýkorka savanová
Swedish: somaliames, Somalimes
Swahili: Domofupi Somali
Ukrainian: Синиця саванова
Chinese: 索马里山雀
Chinese (Traditional): 索馬利山雀

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