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African Spotted Creeper

Salpornis salvadori (Bocage, 1878)

The African Spotted Creeper (Salpornis salvadori) is a small passerine bird, which is a member of the subfamily Salpornithinae of the treecreeper family Certhiidae. It is found in sub-Saharan Africa in open deciduous forest and mango groves. It does not migrate other than local movements. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sittidae
Genus:
  Salpornis

Scientific:
  Salpornis salvadori

Citation:
  (Bocage, 1878)

Reference:
  J.Sci.Math.Phys.Nat.Lisboa 6, p. 198

Protonym:
  Hylypsornis salvadori

Avibase ID:
  A51A5F84F844E1CA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A51A5F84

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916831

Geographic range:

  • Salpornis salvadori salvadori: Extreme e Uganda to w Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia and Malawi
  • Salpornis salvadori emini: Gambia to ne Democratic Republic of the Congo and nw Uganda
  • Salpornis salvadori erlangeri: Ethiopia
  • Salpornis salvadori xylodromus: Zimbabwe and adjacent Mozambique
English:
African Spotted Creeper
German:
Afrikastammsteiger
Spanish:
Agateador moteado africano
Finnish:
afrikanhelmikiipijä
French:
Salpornis de Salvadori
Japanese:
afurikahoshikibashiri
Japanese:
アフリカホシキバシリ
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Gevlekte Boomkruiper
Norwegian:
Afrikagreinkryper
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Afrikagreinkrypar
Polish:
pełziec afrykański
Slovak:
kôrarka africká
Swedish:
afrikansk fläckkrypare
Chinese:
非洲斑旋木雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
African Spotted-Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
African Spotted-Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
African Spotted-Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
African Spotted-Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
African Spotted-Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Spotted Creeper (African) ( Salpornis spilonotus [salvadori Group])
eBird version 1.53:
Spotted Creeper (African) ( Salpornis spilonotus [salvadori Group])
eBird version 1.54:
African Spotted-Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
African Spotted-Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
African Spotted-Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
African Spotted-Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
African Spotted-Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
African Salpornis ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
African Salpornis ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
African Spotted Creeper ( Salpornis salvadori) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Salpornis [spilonota or salvadori] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Boomkruiper
German: Afrikastammsteiger
English: African Salpornis, African Spotted Creeper, African Spotted-Creeper, Spotted Creeper (African)
English (IOC): African Spotted Creeper
English (Kenya): Spotted Creeper
Spanish: Agateador moteado africano
Spanish (Spain): Agateador moteado africano
Spanish (HBW): African Spotted-Creeper
Estonian: aafrika tähnikporr
Finnish: afrikanhelmikiipijä
French: Grimpereau de Salvador, Grimpereau de Salvadori, Salpornis de Salvadori
Japanese: afurikahoshikibashiri
Japanese: アフリカホシキバシリ
Scientific: Hylypsornis salvadori, Salpornis salvadori, Salpornis spilonotus [salvadori Group], Salpornis spilonotus salvadori
Dutch: Afrikaanse Gevlekte Boomkruiper
Norwegian Nynorsk: Afrikagreinkrypar
Norwegian: Afrikagreinkryper
Polish: pełziec afrykański
Slovak: kôrarka africká
Serbian: Afrički pegavi puzić
Swedish: afrikansk fläckkrypare
Chinese: 非洲斑旋木雀
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲斑點旋木雀

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