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Grey-headed Negrofinch

Nigrita canicapillus (Strickland, 1841)

The Grey-headed Nigrita (Nigrita canicapillus) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 3,700,000 km². Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Nigrita

Scientific:
  Nigrita canicapillus

Citation:
  (Strickland, 1841)

Reference:
  PZS Pt9 no.99 p.30

Protonym:
  Aethiops canicapillus

Avibase ID:
  B15F4C49065C86DF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B15F4C49

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916646

Geographic range:

  • Nigrita canicapillus canicapillus: S Nigeria to Gabon, lower and middle Congo and w Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Nigrita canicapillus angolensis: SW Democratic Republic of the Congo to nw Angola
  • Nigrita canicapillus schistaceus: extreme southern South Sudan, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, western Kenya, and northwestern Tanzania
  • Nigrita canicapillus diabolicus: Central Kenya to n Tanzania
  • Nigrita canicapillus emiliae: Guinea and Sierra Leone to Ghana and Togo
  • Nigrita canicapillus candidus: W Tanzania (Kungwe-Mahari Mountains)
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English:
Grey-headed Negrofinch
Czech:
černoušek šedohřbetý
German:
Graunackenschwärzling
Danish:
Skovastrild
Spanish:
Negrita Canosa
Finnish:
isonokipeippo
French:
Nigrette à calotte grise
Italian:
Nigrita testagrigia
Japanese:
shiroboushikurokinpara
Japanese:
シロボウシクロキンパラ
Dutch:
Grijskopnegervink
Norwegian:
Gråkappeastrild
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gråkappeastrild
Polish:
nigrita czarnoczelna
Portuguese:
Negrinha-de-cabeça-cinzenta
Russian:
Сероспинная нигрита
Slovak:
černáčik sivochrbtý
Swedish:
vitprickig nigrita
Ukrainian:
Нігрита чорнолоба
Chinese:
灰冠黑雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Grey-crowned Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Grey-crowned Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Grey-crowned Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Grey-crowned Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Nigrette à calotte grise ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Nigrette à calotte grise ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Gray-headed Negro-Finch ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Gray-headed Negro-Finch ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Gray-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Gray-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Gray-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Gray-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Gray-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Gray-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Gray-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Gray-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Gray-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Gray-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Gray-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Gray-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Gray-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Gray-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Grey-crowned Negro Finch ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Grey-headed Negro Finch ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Grey-headed Nigrita ( Nigrita canicapillus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Gray-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Nigrita canicapilla [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Nigrita canicapilla [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Nigrita canicapilla [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Grey-headed Negrofinch ( Nigrita canicapilla) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Nigrita canicapillus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Nigrita canicapillus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: negreta canosa
Czech: Cernoušek šedohrbetý, černoušek šedohřbetý
Danish: Skovastrild
German: Graunackenschwärzling, Graunacken-Schwärzling
English: Gray headed Negrofinch, Gray-crowned Blackfinch, Gray-crowned Negro Finch, Gray-crowned Negrofinch, Gray-headed Negro Finch, Gray-headed Negrofinch, Gray-headed Negro-Finch, Gray-headed Nigrita, Grey headed Negrofinch, Grey-crowned Blackfinch, Grey-crowned negro finch, Grey-crowned Negrofinch, Grey-crowned Nigrita, Grey-headed Negro Finch, Grey-headed Negrofinch, Grey-headed Negro-Finch, Grey-headed Nigrita
English (IOC): Grey-headed Nigrita
English (Kenya): Grey-headed Negrofinch
Spanish: Negrita Canosa, Nigrita Canosa, Pinzón Negro de Cabeza Gris
Spanish (Spain): Negrita canosa
Spanish (HBW): Gray-headed Nigrita
Estonian: suur-munkamadiin
Finnish: Isonokipeippo
French: Bengali nègre, Nigrette à calotte grise, Sénégali nègre
Hungarian: szürkefejű négerpinty
Italian: Nigrita corona grigia, Nigrita testagrigia
Japanese: shiroboushikurokinpara, shirohoshikurokimpara, shirohoshikurokinpara
Japanese: シロボウシクロキンパラ, シロホシクロキンパラ
Scientific: Aethiops canicapillus, Nigrita canicapilla, Nigrita canicapilla canicapilla, Nigrita canicapillus, Nigrita canicapillus canicapillus, Nigritta canicapilla
Lithuanian: Pilkagalvė nigrita
Dutch: Grijskopnegervink, Grijskop-negervink
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gråkappeastrild
Norwegian: Gråhodet skogfink, Gråkappeastrild
Polish: nigrita czarnoczelna
Portuguese: Negrinha-de-cabeça-cinzenta
Russian: Сероспинная нигрита
Slovak: cernácik sivochrbtý, černáčik sivochrbtý
Serbian: Sivovrata plaštasta zeba
Swedish: Gråhuvad negerfink, vitprickig nigrita
Swahili: Njiri Utosi-kijivu
Ukrainian: Нігрита чорнолоба
Chinese: 灰冠黑雀
Chinese (Traditional): 灰頭黑梅花雀

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