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Silverbird

Empidornis semipartitus (Rüppell, WPES 1840)

The silverbird is an Old World flycatcher native to Eastern Africa, from Sudan to Tanzania. The species is the only member of the genus Empidornis, although it is sometimes placed in the genus Melaenornis . Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
   Empidornis
Scientific:
  Empidornis semipartitus


Original description

Citation:
  (Rüppell, WPES 1840)

Reference:
   Neue Wirbelth. Fauna Abyss. Vög.

Protonym:
  Muscicapa semipartita

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37140130#page/187/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  AB38EDFDCCE980CC

Avibase ID:
  avibase-AB38EDFD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AB38EDFD


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559909

Geographic range:

  • Empidornis semipartitus: southwestern and southern Sudan, South Sudan, western Ethiopia, eastern Uganda, western Kenya, and northern Tanzania
English:
Silverbird
Catalan:
papamosques argentat
Czech:
lejsek stříbroný
Danish:
Fluesnapper
German:
Silberschnäpper
Spanish:
Papamoscas Plateado
Spanish (Spain):
Papamoscas Plateado
Finnish:
punasavannisieppo
French:
Gobemouche argenté
Croatian:
srebrnastoleđa muharica
Italian:
Uccello d'argento
Japanese (romaji):
ginbitaki
Japanese:
ギンビタキ
Lithuanian:
Sidabrinė musinukė
Dutch:
Zilvervliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sølvflugesnappar
Norwegian:
Sølvfluesnapper
Polish:
mucharka srebrna
Portuguese:
papa-moscas-prateado
Russian:
Серебристая мухоловка
Slovak:
muchár sivochrbtý
Swedish:
silverflugsnappare
Ukrainian:
Мухарка сріблиста
Chinese:
银鹟
Chinese (Traditional):
銀蚊鶲


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Gobemouche argenté ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Gobemouche argenté ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Silverbird ( Melaenornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Melaenornis semipartitus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Melaenornis semipartitus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Melaenornis semipartitus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Silverbird ( Empidornis semipartitus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Empidornis semipartitus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Empidornis semipartitus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: papamosques argentat
Czech: Lejsek stríbrný, lejsek stříbrný, lejsek stříbroný
Danish: Fluesnapper, Sølvrygget Fluesnapper
German: Silberschnäpper, Silber-Schnäpper
English: Silverbird
English, HBW: Silverbird
English (IOC): Silverbird
English (Kenya): Silverbird
English (United States): Silverbird
Esperanto: Empidorno
Spanish: Papamoscas Plateado
Spanish (Spain): Papamoscas Plateado
Spanish (HBW): Silverbird
Finnish: Punasavannisieppo
French: Gobemouche argenté, Gobemouche bicolore
Croatian: srebrnastoleđa muharica
Italian: Uccello d'argento
Japanese (romaji): ginbitaki, giniromujihitaki, gin'iromujihitaki
Japanese: ギンイロムジヒタキ, ギンビタキ
Scientific: Bradornis semipartitus, Bradyornis kavirondensis, Empidornis semipartitus, Empidornis semipartitus kavirondensis, Empidornis semipartitus orleansi, Empidornis semipartitus semipartitus, Melaenornis semipartitus, Muscicapa semipartita
Lithuanian: Sidabrinė musinukė
Dutch: Zilvervliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sølvflugesnappar
Norwegian: Sølvfluesnapper
Polish: mucharka srebrna
Portuguese: papa-moscas-prateado
Portuguese (Portugal): papa-moscas-prateado
Russian: Серебристая мухоловка, Серебряная птица
Slovak: muchár sivochrbtý, Muchárik sivochrbtý
Swedish: Silverfågel, silverflugsnappare
Swahili: Gongo Shaba
Turkish: Gümüş sinekkapan
Ukrainian: Мухарка сріблиста
Chinese: 银鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 銀蚊鶲

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