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Black-headed or Kandt's Waxbill

Estrilda [atricapilla or kandti] (= Estrilda atricapilla) Verreaux, JP; Verreaux, JBÉ 1851

The black-headed waxbill is a common species of estrildid finch found in central Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 620,000 km2. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
   Estrilda
Scientific:
  Estrilda atricapilla


Original description

Citation:
  Verreaux, JP; Verreaux, JBÉ 1851

Reference:
   Rev. Mag. Zool. Pure Appl. (2), 3 p.421

Protonym:
  Estrelda atricapilla

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2321432


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  ADDBBC7E97FAF46E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-ADDBBC7E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/ADDBBC7E


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559980

Geographic range:

  • Estrilda atricapilla atricapilla: Extreme se Nigeria to Cameroon, Gabon and nw Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Estrilda atricapilla avakubi: Central Democratic Republic of the Congo to extreme ne Angola
  • Estrilda atricapilla marungensis: SE Democratic Republic of the Congo (Marungu Mts.)
  • Estrilda kandti: Rift Valley mountains of extreme eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, and Kenya
English:
Black-headed or Kandt's Waxbill
French:
Astrild à tête noire ou A. de Kandt


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-headed or Kandt's Waxbill ( Estrilda [atricapilla or kandti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black-headed or Kandt's Waxbill ( Estrilda [atricapilla or kandti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black-headed or Kandt's Waxbill ( Estrilda [atricapilla or kandti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black-headed or Kandt's Waxbill ( Estrilda [atricapilla or kandti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black-headed or Kandt's Waxbill ( Estrilda [atricapilla or kandti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black-headed or Kandt's Waxbill ( Estrilda [atricapilla or kandti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black-headed or Kandt's Waxbill ( Estrilda [atricapilla or kandti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black-headed or Kandt's Waxbill ( Estrilda [atricapilla or kandti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black-headed or Kandt's Waxbill ( Estrilda [atricapilla or kandti])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Astrild à tête noire ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black-headed Waxbill ( Estrilda atricapilla) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Estrilda atricapilla [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Estrilda atricapilla [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Estrilda atricapilla [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Czech: Astrild cernohlavý, astrild černohlavý
Danish: Sortkappet Astrild
German: Kappenastrild
English: Black-headed or Kandt's Waxbill, Black-headed Waxbill, Kandt's Waxbill
Esperanto: Nigrakapa estrildo
Spanish: Astrild de Cabeza Negra
Estonian: husaaramadiin
Finnish: Metsävahanokka
French: Astrild à tête noire, Astrild à tête noire ou A. de Kandt
Hungarian: feketesapkás asztrild
Italian: Astrilde testanera, Estrilda testanera
Japanese (romaji): kurobashikaedechou
Japanese: クロバシカエデチョウ, ズグロカエデチョウ
Scientific: Estrelda atricapilla, Estrilda [atricapilla or kandti], Estrilda atricapilla, Estrilda atricapilla atricapilla, Estrilda kandti, Estrilda kandti kandti
Lithuanian: Juodagalvė astrilda
Dutch: Zwartkapastrild
Norwegian: Hetteastrild, Svarthetteastrild, Svartkappeastrild
Polish: astryld czarnoglowy, astryld czarnogłowy
Portuguese: Bico de lacre de cabeca preta
Russian: Черношапочный астрильд
Slovak: astrilda čiernohlavá
Swedish: Svarthätteastrild
Swahili: Mshigi Kichwa-cheusi
Ukrainian: Астрильд чорноголовий
Chinese: 黑头梅花雀
Chinese (Traditional): 黑頭梅花雀

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