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Cape Grass-Warbler

Sphenoeacus afer (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

The Cape Grassbird or Cape Grass Warbler (Sphenoeacus afer) is an African warbler found in southern Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Macrosphenidae
Genus:
  Sphenoeacus

Scientific:
  Sphenoeacus afer

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.940

Protonym:
  Muscicapa afra

Avibase ID:
  8EE724E4C61D5CE9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8EE724E4

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563059

Geographic range:

  • Sphenoeacus afer afer: southwestern South Africa (Western Cape and southwestern Eastern Cape, east to about the Gamtoos River)
  • Sphenoeacus afer excisus: E Zimbabwe and adjacent sw Mozambique
  • Sphenoeacus afer natalensis: northeastern South Africa (North West to northern and eastern Free State and KwaZulu-Natal), western Swaziland, and northern Lesotho
  • Sphenoeacus afer intermedius: eastern South Africa (extreme southern KwaZulu-Natal and and eastern and southern Eastern Cape), and probably southern Lesotho
English:
Cape Grass-Warbler
Czech:
rákosníkovec vousatý
German:
Kapgrassänger
Danish:
Kapgræssanger
Spanish:
Yerbera de El Cabo
Finnish:
ruskopääkerttu
French:
Sphénoèque du Cap
Icelandic:
Grassöngvari
Italian:
Erbarolo del Capo
Japanese:
kusamushikui
Japanese:
クサムシクイ
Dutch:
Kaapse Grasvogel
Norwegian:
Stråsanger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Stråsongar
Polish:
strzepochwostek
Portuguese:
Felosa do Cabo
Russian:
Капская большехвостая славка
Slovak:
bylinár hrdzavý
Swedish:
stråsångare
Ukrainian:
Очеретянка капська
Chinese:
草莺


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Cape Grass-Warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Cape Grass-Warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Cape Grass-Warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Cape Grass-Warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Cape Grass-Warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Cape Grass-Warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Cape Grass-Warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Cape Grass-Warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Cape Grass-warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Cape Grass-warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Cape Grass-warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Cape Grass-warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Cape Grass-warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Cape Grass-warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Cape Grass-warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Cape Grass-warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Cape Grass-warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Cape Grass-warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Cape Grass-warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Sphénoèque du Cap ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Sphénoèque du Cap ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Cape Grass Bird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Cape Grass Bird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Cape Grass-warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Cape Grass-warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Cape Grassbird ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Sphenoeacus afer [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Sphenoeacus afer [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Sphenoeacus afer [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Cape Grass-Warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Cape Grass-Warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Cape Grass-Warbler ( Sphenoeacus afer) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sphenoeacus afer [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sphenoeacus afer [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Grasvoël
Catalan: camperol del Cap
Czech: rákosníkovec vousatý, Travník hnedohlavý
Danish: Kapgræssanger
German: Kap Grassänger, Kap-Bülbülgrasmücke, Kapgrassänger, Kap-Grassänger, Kapgraßsänger
English: Cape Grass Bird, Cape Grass Warbler, Cape Grassbird, Cape Grass-Warbler, Cape Warbler, Grassbird
English (IOC): Cape Grassbird
Spanish: Yerbera de El Cabo
Spanish (Spain): Yerbera de El Cabo
Spanish (HBW): Cape Grassbird
Finnish: Ruskopääkerttu
French: Chanteur du Cap, Fauvette des graminées, Sphénoèque du Cap
Icelandic: Grassöngvari
Italian: Codacuta africano delle erbe, Erbarolo del Capo
Japanese: kusamushikui
Japanese: クサムシクイ
Scientific: Muscicapa afra, Sphenoeacus afer, Sphenoeacus afer afer
Lithuanian: Kapinė devynbalsė
Dutch: Kaapse Grasvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Stråsongar
Norwegian: Stråsanger
Polish: strzepochwostek, strzępochwostek
Portuguese: Felosa do Cabo, felosa-do-cabo
Russian: Капская большехвостая славка
Slovak: bylinár hrdzavý
Swedish: Stråsångare
Ukrainian: Очеретянка капська
Xhosa: Itshitshi
Chinese: 草莺
Chinese (Traditional): 草鶯

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