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Grey-headed Batis

Batis orientalis (von Heuglin, 1870)

The Grey-headed Batis (Batis orientalis) is a species of bird in the Platysteiridae family. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Platysteiridae
Genus:
  Batis

Scientific:
  Batis orientalis

Citation:
  (von Heuglin, 1870)

Reference:
  Orn.NordostAfr. p.449

Protonym:
  Platystira orientalis

Avibase ID:
  A6DFFC15D251B19A

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 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):
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Clements 1st edition:
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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, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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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 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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Gray-headed Puffback ( Batis orientalis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Batis orientalis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Batis orientalis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (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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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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