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Northern Puffback

Dryoscopus gambensis (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)

The Northern Puffback (Dryoscopus gambensis) is a species of bird in the Malaconotidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and moist savanna. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Malaconotidae
Genus:
  Dryoscopus

Scientific:
  Dryoscopus gambensis

Citation:
  (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)

Reference:
  Verz.Doubl.Zool.Mus.Berlin p.48

Protonym:
  Lanius gambensis

Avibase ID:
  7DE7F0ED411E691E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7DE7F0ED

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559825

Geographic range:

  • Dryoscopus gambensis gambensis: Senegal to Cameroon, Chad and n Gabon
  • Dryoscopus gambensis congicus: SW Congo and w Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Dryoscopus gambensis malzacii: E Cameroon to Cent. African Rep., s Uganda, w Kenya, e Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Dryoscopus gambensis erythreae: Extreme e Sudan to Eritrea and Ethiopia
English:
Northern Puffback
Czech:
ťuhýkovec stromový
German:
Gambia-Schneeballwürger
Danish:
Kvastryg
Spanish:
Cubla del Gambia
Finnish:
isohuiskulepinkäinen
French:
Cubla de Gambie
Italian:
Puffino settentrionale
Japanese:
fukureyabumozu
Japanese:
フクレヤブモズ
Dutch:
Gambiapoederdonsklauwier
Norwegian:
Norddunrygg
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Norddunrygg
Polish:
turniurzyk sawannowy
Portuguese:
Picanço-da-gambia
Russian:
Гамбийский пухопёрый сорокопут
Slovak:
páperník savanový
Swedish:
nordlig dunrygg
Ukrainian:
Кубла північна
Chinese:
蓬背鵙


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
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:
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
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):
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Cubla de Gambie ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Cubla de Gambie ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Gambian Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Gambian Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
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 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
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):
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
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 1.6:
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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 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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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:
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Gambian Puffback Shrike ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Dryoscopus gambensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Dryoscopus gambensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Dryoscopus gambensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Northern Puffback ( Dryoscopus gambensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dryoscopus gambensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dryoscopus gambensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: cubla de Liechtenstein
Czech: Tuhýk gambijský, ťuhýkovec stromový
Danish: Kvastryg
German: Gambia Schneeballwürger, Gambia-Schneeballwürger
English: Common Puffback, Common Puffback-Shrike, Gambian Puffback, Gambian Puffback Shrike, Gambian Puffback-Shrike, Northern Puffback, Puff Back, Puffback, Puffback Shrike
English (IOC): Northern Puffback
English (Kenya): Northern Puffback
Spanish: Cubla del Gambia, Obispillo Común
Spanish (Spain): Cubla del Gambia
Spanish (HBW): Northern Puffback
Estonian: sudaani pagulind
Finnish: Isohuiskulepinkäinen
French: Cubla de Gambie, Pie-grièche cubla de Gambie, Pie-grièche cubla de Sénégambie
Hungarian: északi pamathátú-gébics
Italian: Averla dorsopiumoso, Puffino settentrionale
Japanese: fukureyabumozu
Japanese: フクレヤブモズ
Scientific: Dryoscopus gambensis, Dryoscopus gambensis gambensis, Lanius gambensis
Lithuanian: Gambinė pūstauodegė medšarkė
Dutch: Gambia Poederdonsklauwier, Gambiapoederdonsklauwier, Gambia-poederdonsklauwier
Norwegian Nynorsk: Norddunrygg
Norwegian: Norddunrygg
Polish: turniurzyk sawannowy
Portuguese: Picanço-da-gambia
Russian: Гамбийский пухопёрый сорокопут
Slovak: páperník savanový
Serbian: Severni svračak pufnastih leđa
Swedish: Gambiadunrygg, nordlig dunrygg
Swahili: Kipwe wa Gambia
Ukrainian: Кубла північна
Chinese: 蓬背鵙
Chinese (Traditional): 鬆背伯勞

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