Your login:

Password:

Stay signed in

Enter your login name or your email address and click on Send reminder to receive a reminder by email.


Welcome Guest

African Quailfinch

Ortygospiza fuscocrissa von Heuglin, 1863

The Black-faced Quailfinch (Ortygospiza atricollis), is a common species of estrildid finch found in western and central of Africa. Some taxonomists consider it to be conspecific with the African Quailfinch, others consider all three species to be conspecific. Source: Wikipedia




(0 votes)
Photo powered by flickr.com.


Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Ortygospiza

Scientific:
  Ortygospiza fuscocrissa

Citation:
  von Heuglin, 1863

Reference:
  J.Orn. XI. Jahrgang, I. Heft, No. 61, p. 18-19

Protonym:
  Ortygospiza fuscocrissa

Avibase ID:
  B8DC96368CC18620

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B8DC9636

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916651

Geographic range:

  • Ortygospiza fuscocrissa fuscocrissa: Highlands of Ethiopia and Eritrea
  • Ortygospiza fuscocrissa muelleri: southern Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Angola, to Zambia, western Zimbabwe, and north central South Africa
  • Ortygospiza fuscocrissa smithersi: NE Zambia
  • Ortygospiza fuscocrissa digressa: E Zimbabwe, s Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland
  • Ortygospiza fuscocrissa pallida: N Botswana and adjacent nw Zimbabwe
English:
African Quailfinch
German:
Wachtelastrild
Danish:
Etiopisk Vagtelastrild
Spanish:
Estrilda Codorniz
Finnish:
etiopiantöpöpeippo
French:
Astrild-caille à lunettes
Italian:
Fringuello quaglia faccianera
Japanese:
afurikashakosuzume
Japanese:
アフリカシャコスズメ
Dutch:
Brilastrild
Norwegian:
Gressastrild
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Vaktelastrild
Polish:
trawinek okularowy
Portuguese:
Bico-de-lacre-codorniz
Slovak:
astrilda okuliarnatá
Swedish:
Etiopisk vaktelastrild


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
African Quailfinch ( Ortypgospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
African Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
African Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
African Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
African Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
African Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
African Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
African Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
African Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
African Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
African Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
African Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
African Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
African Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
African Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
African Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ortygospiza fuscocrissa [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ortygospiza [atricollis or fuscocrissa] (sensu lato) by some authors

Your sightings

You must be logged in to view your sighting details. To register to myAvibase click here.

Related taxa

Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Gewone Kwartelvinkie
Danish: Etiopisk Vagtelastrild
German: Wachtelastrild
English: Abyssinian Quailfinch, African Quailfinch, African Quail-Finch, Ethiopian Quailfinch
English (IOC): Quailfinch (African)
English (Kenya): African Quailfinch
Spanish: Estrilda Codorniz
Spanish (Spain): Estrilda Codorniz
Spanish (HBW): African Quailfinch
Finnish: etiopiantöpöpeippo
French: Astrild-caille à lunettes, Astrild-caille d'Éthiopie
Italian: Fringuello quaglia faccianera
Japanese: afurikashakosuzume
Japanese: アフリカシャコスズメ
Kwangali: Mukadi Gonon
Scientific: Ortygospiza atricollis, Ortygospiza atricollis fuscocrissa, Ortygospiza fuscocrissa, Ortygospiza gabonensis fuscocrissa, Ortypgospiza fuscocrissa
Dutch: Brilastrild, Kwartelastrilde
Norwegian Nynorsk: Vaktelastrild
Norwegian: Gressastrild
Polish: trawinek okularowy, Trawinek zmienny
Portuguese: Bico-de-lacre-codorniz
Slovak: astrilda okuliarnatá
Serbian: Južnoafrička prepeličasta astrilda
Sotho, Southern: Lekolikotoana
Swedish: Etiopisk vaktelastrild, vaktelastrild [fuscocrissa Group]
Xhosa: Unonkxwe
Zulu: iNxenge

Avibase has been visited 281,753,310 times since 24 June 2003. © Denis Lepage | Privacy policy