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Black-faced Bunting

Emberiza spodocephala Pallas, PS 1776

The black-faced bunting is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae, a group now separated by most modern authors from the finches, Fringillidae. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Emberizidae
Genus:
   Emberiza
Scientific:
  Emberiza spodocephala


Original description

Citation:
  Pallas, PS 1776

Reference:
   Reise verschied. Prov. Russ. Reichs 3 p.698

Protonym:
  Emberiza spodocephala


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9787BE57A273F64A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9787BE57

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9787BE57


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559890

Geographic range:

  • Emberiza spodocephala spodocephala: Central and e Asia; > to e China and Taiwan
  • Emberiza spodocephala sordida: W China; > to e India, n Myanmar and n Indochina
English:
Black-faced Bunting
Catalan:
sit emmascarat
Czech:
strnad šedokápý
Danish:
Gråhovedet Værling
German:
Maskenammer
Spanish:
Escribano carinegro
Finnish:
harmaapääsirkku
French:
Bruant masqué
Croatian:
sivoglava strnadica
Hungarian:
feketearcú sármány
Icelandic:
Kofratittlingur
Italian:
Zigolo mascherato
Japanese:
アオジ
Lithuanian:
žilagalvė starta
Dutch:
Maskergors
Norwegian:
Gråhodespurv
Polish:
trznadel szarogłowy
Portuguese:
escrevedeira-de-faces-pretas
Russian:
Седоголовая овсянка
Slovak:
strnádka olivová
Serbian:
Crnolika strnadica
Swedish:
gråhuvad sparv
Ukrainian:
вівсянка сибірська
Chinese:
灰头鹀
Chinese (Traditional):
黑臉鵐


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black-faced Bunting [spodocephala or sordidus] ( Schoeniclus spodocephala [spodocephala or sordidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black-faced Bunting [spodocephala or sordidus] ( Schoeniclus spodocephala [spodocephala or sordidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black-faced Bunting [spodocephala or sordidus] ( Schoeniclus spodocephala [spodocephala or sordidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black-faced Bunting [spodocephala or sordidus] ( Schoeniclus spodocephala [spodocephala or sordidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black-faced Bunting [spodocephala or sordidus] ( Emberiza spodocephala [spodocephala or sordida])
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Black-faced Bunting (spodocephala/sordida) ( Emberiza spodocephala spodocephala/sordida) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Black-faced Bunting (spodocephala/sordida) ( Emberiza spodocephala spodocephala/sordida) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Black-faced Bunting (spodocephala/sordida) ( Emberiza spodocephala spodocephala/sordida) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Black-faced Bunting (spodocephala/sordida) ( Emberiza spodocephala spodocephala/sordida) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Black-faced Bunting (spodocephala/sordida) ( Emberiza spodocephala spodocephala/sordida) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Black-faced Bunting ( Emberiza spodocephala) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Emberiza [spodocephala or personata] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Bulgarian: Чернолика овесарка (ssp. spodocephala/sordida)
Catalan: sit emmascarat
Czech: strnad šedokápý, strnad šedokápý (ssp. spodocephala/sordida)
Danish: Gråhovedet Værling, Gråhovedet Værling (ssp. spodocephala/sordida)
German: Maskenammer, Maskenammer (spodocephala/sordida)
Greek: Σποδοτσίχλονο (spodocephala/sordida)
English: Black-faced Bunting, Black-faced Bunting (spodocephala/sordida), Black-faced Bunting [spodocephala or sordidus]
English, HBW: Black-faced Bunting
English (IOC): Black-faced Bunting (spodocephala/sordida)
English (United States): Black-faced Bunting (spodocephala/sordida)
Esperanto: Maskemberizo
Spanish: Escribano carinegro, Escribano Enmascarado (spodocephala/sordida)
Spanish (Spain): Escribano Enmascarado (spodocephala/sordida)
Estonian: hallpea-tsiitsitaja
Finnish: harmaapääsirkku, harmaapääsirkku (spodocephala/sordida)
French: Bruant masqué, Bruant masqué (spodocephala), Bruant masqué (spodocephala/sordida), Bruant masqué [spodocephala ou sordida], Bruant masqué [spodocephala ou sordidus]
Hebrew: גיבתון שחור-פנים (מערבי)
Croatian: sivoglava strnadica
Hungarian: feketearcú sármány
Icelandic: Kofratittlingur, Kofratittlingur (spodocephala/sordida)
Italian: Zigolo mascherato
Japanese (romaji): aoji (spodocephala/sordida)
Japanese: アオジ, アオジ (spodocephala/sordida), アオジ(亜種シベリアアオジ), シベリアアオジ (spodocephala/sordida)
Korean: 촉새 (spodocephala/sordida)
Scientific: Emberiza spodocephala, Emberiza spodocephala [spodocephala or sordida], Emberiza spodocephala spodocephala, Emberiza spodocephala spodocephala/sordida, Schoeniclus spodocephala [spodocephala or sordidus], Schoeniclus spodocephala spodocephala
Lithuanian: žilagalvė starta, Žilagalvė starta (spodocephala/sordida)
Latvian: pelēkgalvas stērste
Nepali: कृष्णमुहार बगेडी
Dutch: Maskergors
Norwegian: Gråhodespurv, gråhodespurv (spodocephala/sordida)
Polish: trznadel szarogłowy, trznadel szarogłowy (spodocephala/sordida)
Portuguese: escrevedeira-de-faces-pretas
Portuguese (Portugal): escrevedeira-mascarada (spodocephala/sordida)
Russian: Седоголовая овсянка, Седоголовая овсянка (spodocephala/sordida)
Northern Sami: Ránesoaicihci
Slovak: strnádka olivová, strnádka olivová (skup.)
Slovenian: pepelastoglavi strnad, Pepelastoglavi strnad (spodocephala/sordida)
Serbian: Crnolika strnadica, Crnolika strnadica (spodocephala/sordida)
Swedish: gråhuvad sparv, gråhuvad sparv (spodocephala/sordida)
Thai: นกจาบปีกอ่อนหน้าดำ, นกจาบปีกอ่อนหน้าดำ (คอเทา)
Turkish: Kara Suratlı Çinte, Kara suratlı çinte (spodocephala/sordida)
Ukrainian: вівсянка сибірська
Chinese: 灰头鹀, 灰头鹀(灰喉), 灰头鹀(灰胸)
Chinese (Traditional): 黑臉鵐, 黑臉鵐(spodocephala/sordida), 黑臉鵐(灰頭/華南)

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