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Abyssinian Hill-Babbler
Sylvia abyssinica (Rüppell, 1840)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sylviidae
Genus:
  Sylvia

Scientific:
  Sylvia abyssinica

Citation:
  (Rüppell, 1840)

Reference:
  NeueWirbelth.Vog. p.108 pl.40 fig.2

Protonym:
  Drymophila abyssinica

Avibase ID:
  7C3026CCCD95CF4B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7C3026CC

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 915903

Geographic range:

  • Sylvia abyssinica abyssinica: Ethiopia and Sudan to e Uganda, sw Tanzania, se Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola
  • Sylvia abyssinica stictigula: Malawi and n Mozambique
  • Sylvia abyssinica monachus: Mt. Cameroon
  • Sylvia abyssinica claudei: Bioko (Gulf of Guinea)
  • Sylvia abyssinica stierlingi: E and s Tanzania
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Abyssinian Hill-Babbler
Czech:
  timálie mniší
German:
  Mönchsbuschdrossling
Danish:
  Afrikansk Skovmunk
Spanish:
  Timalí Abisinio
Finnish:
  lyijytimali
French:
  Fauvette d'Abyssinie
Italian:
  Garrulo di collina africano
Japanese:
  afurikakobashichimedori
Japanese:
  アビシニアムジチメドリ
Dutch:
  Ethiopische Monnikstimalia
Norwegian:
  Sothodeløvtimal
Polish:
  wyzynniak szary
Portuguese:
  Zaragateiro-montes
Russian:
  Альциппа-монашка
Slovak:
  alkipovec sivý
Swedish:
  bergnunnesångare
Chinese:
  非洲雅鹛


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Abyssinian Hill-Babbler ( Sylvia abyssinica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Abyssinian Hill-Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Abyssinian Hill-Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Abyssinian Hill-Babbler ( Sylvia abyssinica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Abyssinian Hill-Babbler ( Sylvia abyssinica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Abyssinian Hill-Babbler ( Sylvia abyssinica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Abyssinian Hill-Babbler ( Sylvia abyssinica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   African Hill-babbler ( Sylvia abyssinica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   African Hill-babbler ( Sylvia abyssinica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   African Hill-babbler ( Sylvia abyssinica) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Akalat à tête sombre ( Illadopsis abyssinica) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Abyssinian Hill Babbler ( Alcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Abyssinian Hill-Babbler ( Illadopsis abyssinica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   African Hill Babbler (African) ( Sylvia abyssinica [abyssinica Group])
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   African Hill Babbler ( Illadopsis abyssinicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   African Hill-babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   African Hill-babbler ( Sylvia abyssinica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   African Hill-babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   African Hill-babbler ( Sylvia abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   African Hill Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Abyssinian Hill-Babbler ( Alcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Alcippe abyssinica [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Alcippe abyssinica [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Alcippe abyssinica [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Abyssinian Hill-Babbler ( Illadopsis abyssinica) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Abyssinian Hill-Babbler ( Illadopsis abyssinica) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Abyssinian Hill-Babbler ( Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Illadopsis abyssinica [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Pseudoalcippe abyssinica [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Sylvia [abyssinica or atriceps] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Catalan: timalí africà
Czech: Timálie mniší
Danish: Afrikansk Skovmunk, Etiopisk Skovtimalie
German: Hochland-Grasmücke, Mönchsalcippe, Mönchsbuschdrossling, Mönchs-Buschdrossling, Schwarzkopfalcippe
English: Abyssinian Fulvetta, Abyssinian Hill Babbler, Abyssinian Hill-Babbler, African Hill Babbler, African Hill Babbler (African), African Hill-Babbler, African Illadopsis, Ethiopian Hill-Babbler, Hill Babbler, Hill-Babbler, Stierling's Hill-Babbler
Spanish: Curruca abisinia, Illadopsis Etíope, Timalí Abisinio
Finnish: Lyijytimali
French: Akalat à tête sombre, Alcippe à tête grise, Alcippe à tête sombre, Fauvette d’Abyssinie, Fauvette d'Abyssinie, Grive-akalat d'Abyssinie, Pseudalcippe d'Abyssinie
Italian: Garrulo di collina africano, Garrulo di collina d'Abissinia, Garrulo tordo di collina
Japanese: afurikakobashichimedori
Japanese: アビシニアムジチメドリ, アフリカコバシチメドリ
Latin: Alcippe abyssinica, Alcippe abyssinicus, Drymophila abyssinica, Illadopsis abyssinica, Illadopsis abyssinicus, Illadopsis abyssinicus abyssinicus, Illadopsis stierlingi, Pseudoalcippe abyssinica, Pseudoalcippe abyssinica abyssinica, Sylvia abyssinica, Sylvia abyssinica [abyssinica Group]
Lithuanian: Abisininė netikroji alcipa
Dutch: Ethiopische Monnikstimalia
Norwegian: Gråhodetimalsanger, Sothodeløvtimal
Polish: pokrzewka szarogłowa, wyzynniak szary, wyżynniak szary
Portuguese: Zaragateiro-montes
Russian: Альциппа-монашка
Slovak: alkipovec sivý, penica sivohlavá
Swedish: bergnunnesångare, Bergsnunnetimalia
Chinese: 非洲雅鹛
Chinese (Traditional): 阿比西尼亞山雅鶥

 

         

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