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Grey-headed Batis

Batis orientalis (Heuglin, MT 1870)

The grey-headed batis is a species of bird in the wattle-eyes family, Platysteiridae, it was previously classified with the Old World flycatchers in the family Muscicapidae. It is found in eastern and central Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Platysteiridae
Genus:
   Batis
Scientific:
  Batis orientalis


Original description

Citation:
  (Heuglin, MT 1870)

Reference:
   Orn. Nordost-Afr. 1 p.449

Protonym:
  Platystira orientalis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33760459


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A6DFFC15D251B19A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A6DFFC15

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A6DFFC15


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 558892

Geographic range:

  • Batis orientalis orientalis: Central Eritrea to n Ethiopia
  • Batis orientalis bella: N Eritrea and e Ethiopia to Djibouti, n Somalia and n Kenya
  • Batis orientalis chadensis: NE Nigeria to Democratic Republic of the Congo, Chad, Sudan and w Ethiopia
  • Batis orientalis lynesi: N Sudan (e Red Sea Province)
English:
Grey-headed Batis
Catalan:
batis d'Àfrica oriental
Czech:
lesknáček šedohlavý
Danish:
Gråhovedet Batis
German:
Heuglinschnäpper
Spanish:
Batis Oriental
Spanish (Spain):
Batis Oriental
Finnish:
pensastöpösieppo
French:
Pririt à tête grise
Croatian:
sivokapi batis
Italian:
Batis testagrigia
Japanese (romaji):
haigashirasewatabitaki
Japanese:
ハイガシラセワタビタキ
Lithuanian:
Pilkagalvis batis
Dutch:
Doornvliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Akasiebatis
Norwegian:
Akasiebatis
Polish:
krępnik akacjowy
Portuguese:
Batis oriental
Russian:
Приречный батис
Slovak:
strakošík sivohlavý
Serbian:
Sivoglavi batis
Swedish:
akaciabatis
Ukrainian:
Приріт акацієвий
Chinese:
灰头蓬背鹟
Chinese (Traditional):
灰頭噴背鶲


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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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):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pririt à tête grise ( Batis orientalis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pririt à tête grise ( Batis orientalis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Gray-headed Puffback ( Batis orientalis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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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. 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. 2009 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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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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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):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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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 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 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Gray-headed Puffback ( Batis orientalis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Batis orientalis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Batis orientalis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Batis orientalis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Gryskopbosbontrokkie
Catalan: batis d'Àfrica oriental, Batis de l'Àfrica oriental
Czech: Lesknácek šedohlavý, lesknáček šedohlavý
Welsh: Batis penllwyd
Danish: Gråhovedet Batis
German: Heuglin Schnäpper, Heuglin-Batis, Heuglinschnäpper
English: Gray headed Batis, Gray-headed Batis, Gray-headed Flycatcher, Gray-headed Puff Back Flycatcher, Gray-headed Puffback, Gray-headed Puffback Flycatcher, Gray-headed Puff-back Flycatcher, Gray-headed Puffback-Flycatcher, Grey headed Batis, Grey-headed Batis, Grey-headed Flycatcher, Grey-headed Puff Back Flycatcher, Grey-headed Puffback, Grey-headed Puffback Flycatcher, Grey-headed Puff-back Flycatcher, Grey-headed Puffback-Flycatcher, Savanna Batis, Savanna Puffback, Savanna Puffback Flycatcher, Savanna Puffback-Flycatcher
English, HBW: Grey-headed Batis
English (IOC): Grey-headed Batis
English (Kenya): Grey-headed Batis
English (United States): Gray-headed Batis
Esperanto: Orienta batiso
Spanish: Batis de Cabeza Gris, Batis Oriental
Spanish (Spain): Batis Oriental
Spanish (HBW): Gray-headed Batis
Finnish: Pensastöpösieppo
French: Batis d'Heuglin, Batis oriental, Pririt à tête grise, Pririt oriental
Irish: Cuilire ceannliath
Galician: Batis oriental
Croatian: sivokapi batis
Italian: Batis testagrigia, Pigliamosche mascherato testagrigia, Pigliamosche orientale
Japanese (romaji): haigashirasewatabitaki, haigashirawatagoshihitaki
Japanese: ハイガシラセワタビタキ, ハイガシラワタゴシヒタキ
Scientific: Batis orientalis, Batis orientalis orientalis, Platystira orientalis
Lithuanian: Pilkagalvis batis
Dutch: Doornvliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Akasiebatis
Norwegian: Akasiebatis
Polish: krepnik akacjowy, krępnik akacjowy
Portuguese: Batis oriental
Portuguese (Portugal): batis-de-coroa-cinzenta
Russian: Приречный батис, Сероголовый батис
Slovak: strakošík sivohlavý
Serbian: Sivoglavi batis
Swedish: akaciabatis, Gråhuvad batis
Turkish: Gri başlıklı batis
Ukrainian: Приріт акацієвий
Chinese: 灰头蓬背鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 灰頭噴背鶲

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