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Red-billed Quailfinch

Ortygospiza gabonensis Lynes, 1914

The Black-chinned Quailfinch (Ortygospiza gabonensis) also known as the Red-billed Quailfinch, is a common species of estrildid finch found in central Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 450,000 km². It is found in Angola, Burundi, the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia. The status of the species is evaluated as Least Concern. Some taxonomists consider it to be conspecific with the other species of quailfinch. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Ortygospiza

Scientific:
  Ortygospiza gabonensis

Citation:
  Lynes, 1914

Reference:
  BBOC 33 p.131

Protonym:
  Ortygospiza gabonensis

Avibase ID:
  7A44ABF549BCFF04

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7A44ABF5

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561740

Geographic range:

  • Ortygospiza gabonensis gabonensis: Rio Muni to Gabon and central Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo River)
  • Ortygospiza gabonensis fuscata: Angola to s Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia
  • Ortygospiza gabonensis dorsostriata: Extreme e Democratic Republic of the Congo to Uganda, Rwanda and nw Tanzania
English:
Red-billed Quailfinch
Czech:
astrild černobradý
German:
Schwarzkinn-Wachtelastrild
Danish:
Sortmasket Vagtelastrild
Spanish:
Pinzón Codorniz de Pico Rojo
Finnish:
gabonintöpöpeippo
French:
Astrild-caille à gorge noire
Italian:
Astro quaglia del Gabon
Japanese:
akahashishakosuzume
Japanese:
アカハシシャコスズメ
Dutch:
Zwartkinastrild
Norwegian:
Rikseastrild
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Rikseastrild
Polish:
trawinek czarnobrody
Russian:
Красноклювый перепелиный астрильд
Slovak:
astrilda masková
Swedish:
Svartmaskad vaktelastrild
Chinese:
红嘴鹑雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Astrild-caille à gorge noire ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Astrild-caille à gorge noire ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Quailfinch (Black-chinned) ( Ortygospiza atricollis [gabonensis Group])
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Black-chinned Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black-chinned Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Ortygospiza gabonensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Ortygospiza gabonensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Ortygospiza gabonensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza gabonensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ortygospiza gabonensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ortygospiza gabonensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ortygospiza [atricollis, fuscocrissa or gabonensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Czech: astrild černobradý, Astrild rudozobý
Danish: Sortmasket Vagtelastrild
German: Schwarzkinn-Wachtelastrild
English: Black-chinned Quailfinch, Black-chinned Quail-Finch, Gabon Quail Finch, Quailfinch (Black-chinned), Red billed Quailfinch, Red-billed Quailfinch, Red-headed Quailfinch
English (IOC): Quailfinch (Black-chinned)
Spanish: Pinzón Codorniz de Pico Rojo
Spanish (Spain): Pinzón codorniz de pico rojo
Spanish (HBW): Black-chinned Quailfinch
Estonian: kongo vuttamadiin
Finnish: gabonintöpöpeippo, Helmitöpöpeippo
French: Astrild-caille à gorge noire, Astrild-caille du Gabon
Italian: Astro quaglia del Gabon, Fringuello quaglia beccorosso
Japanese: akahashishakosuzume, akahashishiyakosuzume
Japanese: アカハシシャコスズメ, アカハシシヤコスズメ
Scientific: Ortygospiza atricollis [gabonensis Group], Ortygospiza gabonensis, Ortygospiza gabonensis gabonensis
Dutch: Zwartkeel kwartelastrilde, Zwartkinastrild
Norwegian Nynorsk: Rikseastrild
Norwegian: Rikseastrild
Polish: trawinek czarnobrody
Russian: Красноклювый перепелиный астрильд
Slovak: astrilda masková
Serbian: Crnobrada prepeličasta astrilda
Swedish: Svartmaskad vaktelastrild, vaktelastrild [gabonensis Group]
Swahili: Mshigi Kidevu-cheusi
Chinese: 红嘴鹑雀

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