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White-winged Tit

Melaniparus leucomelas (Rüppell, WPES 1840)

The white-winged black tit is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. It is also known as the white-winged tit, dark-eyed black tit or northern black tit. The species was first described by Eduard Rüppell in 1840. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Paridae
Genus:
   Melaniparus
Scientific:
  Melaniparus leucomelas


Original description

Citation:
  (Rüppell, WPES 1840)

Reference:
   Neue Wirbelth. Fauna Abyss. Vög.

Protonym:
  Parus leucomelas

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37140130#page/180/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  BD4E697FA0EBB66F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-BD4E697F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BD4E697F


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 561862

Geographic range:

  • Melaniparus leucomelas leucomelas: Central and se highlands of Ethiopia
  • Melaniparus leucomelas insignis: Gabon to Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Zambia, Malawi and n Mozambique
English:
White-winged Tit
Catalan:
mallerenga negra alablanca
Czech:
sýkora bělokřídlá
Danish:
Hvidvinget Sodmejse
German:
Weißflügel-Rußmeise
Spanish:
Carbonero Aliblanco
Spanish (Spain):
Carbonero Aliblanco
Finnish:
kobolttitiainen
French:
Mésange à épaulettes
Croatian:
bjelokrila sjenica
Hungarian:
fehérszárnyú cinege
Italian:
Cincia alibianche
Japanese (romaji):
hajirokurogara
Japanese:
ハジロクロガラ
Lithuanian:
niūrioji zylė
Dutch:
Rüppells Mees
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitvengmeis
Norwegian:
Hvitvingemeis
Polish:
sikora białoskrzydła
Portuguese:
chapim-de-asa-branca
Russian:
Белокрылая синица
Slovak:
sýkorka bielokrídla
Serbian:
Belokrila crna senica
Swedish:
vitvingad mes
Ukrainian:
Синиця африканська
Chinese:
白翅黑山雀
Chinese (Traditional):
白翅黑山雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-winged Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-winged Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-winged Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-winged Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-winged Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-winged Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-winged Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
White-winged Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
White-winged Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Dark-eyed Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Dark-eyed Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Dark-eyed Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Dark-eyed Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Dark-eyed Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Dark-eyed Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Dark-eyed Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Mésange à épaulettes ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
White-winged Black-Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Northern Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Northern Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Dark-eyed Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Dark-eyed Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Dark-eyed Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
White-winged Black Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-winged Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-winged Tit ( Parus leucomelas) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
White-winged Black Tit ( Melaniparus leucomelas) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Parus leucomelas [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Parus leucomelas [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Melaniparus [leucomelas or guineensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Bashkir: матәм ҡарабаш турғайы
Catalan: mallerenga negra alablanca
Czech: Sýkora belokrídlá, sýkora bělokřídlá
Danish: Hvidvinget Sodmejse
German: Rüppellmeise, Rüppell-Meise, Rüppelmeise, Weißflügel-Rußmeise
English: Black Tit, Common Black-Tit, Dark-eyed Black Tit, Northern Black Tit, White winged Tit, White-shouldered Black Tit, White-winged Black Tit, White-winged Black-Tit, White-winged Tit
English, HBW: Dark-eyed Black Tit
English (IOC): White-winged Black Tit
English (Kenya): Northern Black Tit
English (United States): White-winged Black-Tit
Esperanto: Blankaflugila nigra paruo
Spanish: Carbonero Aliblanco, Herrerillo de Alas Blancas
Spanish (Spain): Carbonero Aliblanco
Spanish (HBW): White-winged Black-Tit
Estonian: valgetiib-nõgitihane
Finnish: Kobolttitiainen
French: Mésange à épaulettes, Mésange à épaulettes blanches, Mésange de Rüppell, Mésange galonnée, Mésange noire, Mésange noire à épaulettes blanches, Mésange noire de Guinée
Croatian: bjelokrila sjenica
Hungarian: *fehérszárnyú cinege, fehérszárnyú cinege
Italian: Cincia alibianche, Cincia nera alibianche
Japanese (romaji): hajirokurogara
Japanese: ハジロクロガラ
Scientific: Melaniparus leucomelas, Melaniparus leucomelas leucomelas, Parus leucomelas, Parus leucomelas leucomelas
Lithuanian: niūrioji zylė, Niūroji zylė
Dutch: Rüppell-mees, Rüppells Mees, Rüppels Mees
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvitvengmeis
Norwegian: Hvitvingemeis
Polish: Sikora białokarkowa, sikora bialoskrzydla, sikora białoskrzydła
Portuguese: Chapim de asa branca, Chapim-de-asa-branca
Portuguese (Portugal): chapim-d'asa-branca
Russian: Белокрылая синица, Траурная синица
Slovak: sýkorka bielokrídla
Serbian: Belokrila crna senica
Swedish: Vitvingad mes
Swahili: Domofupi Bawa-jeupe
Turkish: Ak kanatlı kömürcü baştankara
Ukrainian: Синиця африканська
Chinese: 白翅黑山雀
Chinese (Traditional): 白翅黑山雀

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