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Sooty Flycatcher

Muscicapa infuscata (Cassin, 1855)

The Sooty Flycatcher (Muscicapa infuscata) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
  Muscicapa

Scientific:
  Muscicapa infuscata

Citation:
  (Cassin, 1855)

Reference:
  Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 7 p.326

Protonym:
  Butalis infuscatus

Avibase ID:
  AD9EBAC24F98FC20

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AD9EBAC2

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561241

Geographic range:

  • Muscicapa infuscata infuscata: Nigeria to nw Angola, Central African Republic and w Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Muscicapa infuscata minuscula: NE Democratic Republic of the Congo to Uganda, nw Zambia and n Tanzania
English:
Sooty Flycatcher
Czech:
lejsek tmavohnědý
German:
Schieferbrustschnäpper
Danish:
Sodbrun Fluesnapper
Spanish:
Papamoscas Ahumado
Finnish:
nokisieppo
French:
Gobemouche enfumé
Italian:
Pigliamosche fuligginoso
Japanese:
susuchahitaki
Japanese:
ススチャヒタキ
Dutch:
Rouwvliegenvanger
Norwegian:
Sotfluesnapper
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sotflugesnappar
Polish:
mucholówka ponura
Russian:
Шиферногрудая мухоловка
Slovak:
muchár mníšsky
Swedish:
sotbrun flugsnappare
Ukrainian:
Мухоловка каштанова
Chinese:
非洲乌鹟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Bradornis fuliginosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Bradornis fuliginosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Bradornis fuliginosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Bradornis fuliginosus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Gobemouche enfumé ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Gobemouche enfumé ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
African Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
African Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 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):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Bradornis fuliginosus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Bradornis fuliginosus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Bradornis fuliginosus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Bradornis fuliginosus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Bradornis fuliginosus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Bradornis fuliginosus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Bradornis fuliginosus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Bradornis fuliginosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
African Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
African Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Bradornis fuliginosus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Bradornis fuliginosus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Bradornis fuliginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
African Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Muscicapa infuscata [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Muscicapa infuscata [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Muscicapa infuscata [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Sooty Flycatcher ( Muscicapa infuscata) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Muscicapa infuscata [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Muscicapa infuscata [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: papamosques fumat
Czech: Lejsek kourový, lejsek tmavohnědý
Danish: Sodbrun Fluesnapper
German: Rußschnäpper, Schieferbrustschnäpper, Schieferbrust-Schnäpper
English: African Sooty Flycatcher, Dusky Flycatcher, Sooty Flycatcher
English (IOC): Sooty Flycatcher
Spanish: Papamoscas Africano, Papamoscas Ahumado
Spanish (Spain): Papamoscas Ahumado
Spanish (HBW): Sooty Flycatcher
Finnish: Nokisieppo
French: Gobemouche à poitrine ardoisée, Gobemouche enfumé, Gobemouche fuligineux
Italian: Pigliamosche fuligginoso, Pigliamosche fuligginoso africano
Japanese: susuchahitaki, susuirohitaki
Japanese: ススイロヒタキ, ススチャヒタキ
Scientific: Artomyias fuliginosa, Bradornis fuliginosus, Butalis infuscatus, Muscicapa fuliginosa, Muscicapa infuscata, Muscicapa infuscata infuscata, Muscicapa unfuscata
Lithuanian: Juosvoji musinukė
Dutch: Rouwvliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sotflugesnappar
Norwegian: Sotfluesnapper
Polish: mucharka ponura, mucholówka ponura, muchołówka ponura
Russian: Шиферногрудая мухоловка
Slovak: muchár mníšsky
Serbian: Čađava muharica
Swedish: Sotbrun flugsnappare
Swahili: Shore Tumbo-michirizi
Ukrainian: Мухоловка каштанова
Chinese: 非洲乌鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲烏鶲

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