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African or Red-billed Quailfinch

Ortygospiza [atricollis, fuscocrissa or gabonensis] (= Ortygospiza atricollis) (Vieillot, LJP 1817)

The black-faced quailfinch, is a common subspecies of estrildid finch found in western and central of Africa. Some taxonomists consider it to be conspecific with the African quailfinch, others consider all three species to be conspecific. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
   Ortygospiza
Scientific:
  Ortygospiza atricollis


Original description

Citation:
  (Vieillot, LJP 1817)

Reference:
   Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat. nouv. éd. 12 p.182

Protonym:
  Fringilla atricollis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18057934


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  8E5252EB01223193

Avibase ID:
  avibase-8E5252EB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8E5252EB


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 561739

Geographic range:

  • Ortygospiza atricollis atricollis: Senegal to Cameroon
  • Ortygospiza atricollis ansorgei: Guinea-Bissau to Liberia, Ivory Coast and coastal Ghana
  • Ortygospiza atricollis ugandae: southern Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, and western Kenya
  • Ortygospiza fuscocrissa fuscocrissa: Highlands of Ethiopia and Eritrea
  • Ortygospiza fuscocrissa muelleri: southern Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Angola, to Zambia, western Zimbabwe, and north central South Africa
  • Ortygospiza fuscocrissa smithersi: NE Zambia
  • Ortygospiza fuscocrissa digressa: E Zimbabwe, s Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland
  • Ortygospiza fuscocrissa pallida: N Botswana and adjacent nw Zimbabwe
  • 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
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English:
African or Red-billed Quailfinch
French:
Astrild-caille à lunettes ou A.-c. à gorge noire


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African or Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza [atricollis, fuscocrissa or gabonensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African or Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza [atricollis or gabonensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African or Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza [atricollis or gabonensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African or Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza [atricollis, fuscocrissa or gabonensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African or Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza [atricollis, fuscocrissa or gabonensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African or Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza [atricollis, fuscocrissa or gabonensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African or Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza [atricollis, fuscocrissa or gabonensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
African or Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza [atricollis, fuscocrissa or gabonensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
African or Red-billed Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza [atricollis, fuscocrissa or gabonensis])
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
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):
Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Afrikaans: Gewone Kwartelvinkie
Catalan: bec de corall ratllat
Czech: astrild černohrdlý
Danish: Vagtelastrild
German: Wachtelastrild
English: African or Red-billed Quailfinch, African Quailfinch, Quailfinch
English, HBW: African Quailfinch
English (IOC): Quailfinch
English (United States): Quailfinch
English (South Africa): African Quail-Finch
Esperanto: Nigrakola ortigospizo
Spanish: Estrilda Codorniz
Spanish (Spain): Estrilda codorniz
Estonian: niidu-vuttamadiin
Finnish: töpöpeippo
French: Astrild-caille à face noire, Astrild-caille à lunettes, Astrild-caille à lunettes ou A.-c. à gorge noire
Croatian: prugastoboka estrilda
Hungarian: fürjasztrild
Icelandic: Hænufinka
Italian: Fringuello quaglia africano
Japanese (romaji): shiyakosuzume
Japanese: シャコスズメ
Scientific: Fringilla atricollis, Ortygospiza [atricollis or gabonensis], Ortygospiza [atricollis, fuscocrissa or gabonensis], Ortygospiza atricollis, Ortygospiza atricollis atricollis
Lithuanian: Paprastoji putpelinė astrilda
Dutch: Kwartelastrild
Norwegian: Gressastrild, Vaktelastrild
Polish: trawinek zmienny
Portuguese: Bico-de-lacre-codorniz
Portuguese (Portugal): bico-de-lacre-codorniz
Russian: Обыкновенный перепелиный астрильд, Перепелиный астрильд
Slovak: astrilda zebrovitá
Serbian: Prepeličasta astrilda
Swedish: Vaktelastrild
Swahili: Mshigi Koo-jeusi
Turkish: Bıldırcın mumgagası
Ukrainian: Луговик чорнощокий
Chinese: 黑领鹑雀
Chinese (Traditional): 黑頦鶉雀

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