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African Paradise-Flycatcher

Terpsiphone viridis (Statius Muller, 1776)

The African Paradise Flycatcher (Terpsiphone viridis) is a medium-sized passerine bird. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Monarchidae
Genus:
  Terpsiphone

Scientific:
  Terpsiphone viridis

Citation:
  (Statius Muller, 1776)

Reference:
  Natursyst.Suppl. p.171

Protonym:
  Muscicapa viridis

Avibase ID:
  75AAC17B33D1156A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/75AAC17B

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563372

Geographic range:

  • Terpsiphone viridis viridis: Senegal and Gambia to Sierra Leone
  • Terpsiphone viridis speciosa: southern Cameroon south to northeastern Angola, east to Democratic Republic of the Congo and southwestern South Sudan
  • Terpsiphone viridis ferreti: Mali and Ivory Coast to ne Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Kenya and Tanzania
  • Terpsiphone viridis restricta: Lake Victoria region of w Kenya and Uganda
  • Terpsiphone viridis kivuensis: SW Uganda to e Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Burundi and nw Tanzania
  • Terpsiphone viridis suahelica: Highlands of w Kenya and Tanzania
  • Terpsiphone viridis ungujaensis: E Tanzania to Zambia; Zanzibar, Pemba I. and Mafia I.
  • Terpsiphone viridis granti: Natal to sw Cape Province; > to s Tanzania
  • Terpsiphone viridis harterti: S Arabian peninsula
  • Terpsiphone viridis [plumbeiceps or violacea]: S Angola to w Democratic Republic of the Congo, sw Tanzania and ne South Africa
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English:
African Paradise-Flycatcher
Czech:
lejskovec nádherný
German:
Graubrust-Paradiesschnäpper
Danish:
Afrikansk Paradismonark
Spanish:
Monarca-colilargo Africano
Finnish:
afrikanparatiisimonarkki
French:
Tchitrec d'Afrique
Italian:
Pigliamosche del paradiso africano
Japanese:
afurikasankouchou
Japanese:
アフリカサンコウチョウ
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Paradijsmonarch
Norwegian:
Strimmelparadismonark
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Strimmelparadismonark
Polish:
muchodlawka wspaniala
Portuguese:
Papa mosca afaricano
Russian:
Африканская райская мухоловка
Slovak:
vípkár nádherný
Swedish:
afrikansk paradismonark
Ukrainian:
Монарх-довгохвіст африканський
Chinese:
非洲寿带


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
African Paradise-Flycatcher ( Terpsiphone viridis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
African Paradise-Flycatcher ( Terpsiphone viridis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
African Paradise Flycatcher ( Terpsiphone viridis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Tchitrec d'Afrique ( Terpsiphone viridis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Tchitrec d'Afrique ( Terpsiphone viridis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
African Paradise-Flycatcher ( Terpsiphone viridis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Terpsiphone viridis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Terpsiphone viridis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Terpsiphone viridis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
African Paradise-Flycatcher ( Terpsiphone viridis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
African Paradise-Flycatcher ( Terpsiphone viridis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
African Paradise-Flycatcher ( Terpsiphone viridis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Terpsiphone viridis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Terpsiphone viridis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Paradysvlieevanger, Paradysvlieëvanger
Catalan: monarca del paradís africà
Czech: Lejskovec nádherný
Danish: Afrikansk Paradisfluesnapper, Afrikansk Paradismonark
German: Afrikanischer Paradiesschnäpper, Graubrust-Paradiesschnäpper, Paradiesschnäpper
English: African Paradise Flycatcher, African Paradise -flycatcher, African Paradise-Flycatcher, Gray-headed Paradise Flycatcher, Gray-headed Paradise-Flycatcher, Grey-headed Paradise Flycatcher, Grey-headed Paradise-Flycatcher, Paradise Flycatcher, Paradise-Flycatcher, Red-winged Paradise-Flycatcher, Southern Paradise-Flycatcher
English (IOC): African Paradise Flycatcher
English (Kenya): African Paradise Flycatcher
Spanish: Monarca africano, Monarca Paraíso Africano, Monarca-colilargo Africano
Spanish (Spain): Monarca-colilargo Africano
Spanish (HBW): African Paradise-Flycatcher
Finnish: Afrikanparatiisimonarkki
French: Gobemouche paradis, Gobemouche paradis à longs brins, Moucherolle à poitrine grise, Moucherolle de paradis, Tchitrec d’Afrique, Tchitrec d'Afrique
Hungarian: feketebegyű paradicsom-légyvadász
Italian: Pigliamosche del Paradiso africano
Japanese: afurikasankouchou
Japanese: アフリカサンコウチョウ
Scientific: Muscicapa viridis, Terpsiphone granti, Terpsiphone perspicillata, Terpsiphone poliothorax, Terpsiphone suahelica, Terpsiphone viridis, Terpsiphone viridis viridis
Lithuanian: Afrikinė rojinė musinukė, Žalioji musinukė
Latvian: Āfrikas paradīzes mušķērājs
Dutch: Afrikaanse Paradijsmonarch
Norwegian Nynorsk: Strimmelparadismonark
Norwegian: Strimmelparadismonark
Sotho, Northern: Mmakgwadi
Polish: Muchodławka ołowiana, muchodlawka wspaniala, muchodławka wspaniała
Portuguese: Papa mosca afaricano, Papa-mosca-africano, Papa-moscas-do-paraíso
Portuguese (Portugal): Viúva-verde
Russian: Африканская райская мухоловка
Slovak: Monarch nádherný, vípkar nádherný, vípkár nádherný
Serbian: Afrička rajska muharica
Sotho, Southern: Kapantsi-ea-meru
Swedish: Afrikansk paradisflugsnappare, afrikansk paradismonark
Swahili: Chechele Tumbo-kijivu, Shore Kishungi
Turkish: Afrika Cennet Sinekkapanı, Cennet Sinekkapanı
Tsonga: Nglhazi
Ukrainian: Монарх-довгохвіст африканський
Xhosa: Ujejane
Chinese: 非洲寿带
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲綬帶
Zulu: iNzwece

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