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White-fronted Black-Chat

Oenanthe albifrons (Rüppell, WPES 1837)

The white-fronted black chat is a species of passerine bird in the family Muscicapidae. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Togo, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are moist savanna and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
   Oenanthe
Scientific:
  Oenanthe albifrons


Original description

Citation:
  (Rüppell, WPES 1837)

Reference:
   Neue Wirbelth. Fauna Abyss. Vög.

Protonym:
  Saxicola albifrons

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37140130#page/158/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  CC3B0B59F16D3A6D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-CC3B0B59

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CC3B0B59


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916355

Geographic range:

  • Oenanthe albifrons albifrons: Eritrea and n Ethiopia
  • Oenanthe albifrons limbata: E Cameroon to Central African Republic (Ubangi-Shari region)
  • Oenanthe albifrons clericalis: South Sudan, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, and northern Uganda
  • Oenanthe albifrons frontalis: Extreme s Mauritania to Senegal, Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon
  • Oenanthe albifrons pachyrhyncha: SW Ethiopia
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English:
White-fronted Black-Chat
Catalan:
merla formiguera de front blanc
Czech:
bělořit běločelý
Danish:
Hvidpandet Myrepikker
German:
Weißstirn-Steinschmätzer
Spanish:
Zorzal Hormiguero Frentiblanco
Spanish (Spain):
Zorzal hormiguero Frentiblanco
Finnish:
kantotasku
French:
Traquet à front blanc
Croatian:
bjeločeli batić
Hungarian:
fehérfejű hangyászrigó
Italian:
Sassicolo nero frontebianca
Japanese (romaji):
shirobitaiarihitaki
Japanese:
シロビタイアリヒタキ
Lithuanian:
Baltakaktė juodoji skruzdlesė kiauliukė
Dutch:
Witkapmiertapuit
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitpanneskvett
Norwegian:
Hvitpanneskvett
Polish:
białorzytka białoczelna
Portuguese:
Testa-branca
Russian:
Белолобый муравьеед
Slovak:
skaliarik bieločelý
Serbian:
Beločela crna beloguza
Swedish:
vitpannad stenskvätta
Ukrainian:
кам’янка білолоба
Chinese:
白额蚁䳭
Chinese (Traditional):
白額蟻鵖


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-fronted Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-fronted Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
White-fronted Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
White-fronted Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
White-fronted Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Traquet à front blanc ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Traquet à front blanc ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
White-fronted Black-chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Pentholaea albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Myrmecocichla albifrons [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Myrmecocichla albifrons [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Myrmecocichla albifrons [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
White-fronted Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla albifrons) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
White-fronted Black Chat ( Oenanthe albifrons) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Myrmecocichla albifrons [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pentholaea albifrons [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Bulgarian: Белочело каменарче
Catalan: merla formiguera de front blanc
Czech: Belorit belocelý, bělořit běločelý
Danish: Hvidpandet Myrepikker
German: Weißstirnschmätzer, Weißstirn-Schmätzer, Weißstirn-Steinschmätzer
English: White fronted Black Chat, White-foreheaded Chat, White-fronted Black Chat, White-fronted Blackchat, White-fronted Black-Chat, White-fronted Chat, White-shouldered Black Chat
English, HBW: White-fronted Black-chat
English (IOC): White-fronted Black Chat
English (United States): White-fronted Black-Chat
Esperanto: Blankafrunta formikulo
Spanish: Collalba frentiblanca, Zorzal Hormiguero Frentiblanco, Zorzal-hormiguero Frentiblanco
Spanish (Spain): Zorzal hormiguero Frentiblanco, Zorzal-hormiguero Frentiblanco
Spanish (HBW): White-fronted Black-Chat
Estonian: lauktäks
Finnish: Kantotasku
French: Motteux à front blanc, Traquet à front blanc, Traquet noir à front blanc
Croatian: bjeločeli batić
Hungarian: fehérfejű hangyászrigó
Italian: Sassicola nera frontebianca, Sassicolo nero frontebianca
Japanese (romaji): shirobitaiarihitaki
Japanese: シロビタイアリヒタキ
Scientific: Myrmecocichla albifrons, Myrmecocichla albifrons albifrons, Oenanthe albifrons, Oenanthe albifrons albifrons, Pentholaea albifrons, Saxicola albifrons
Lithuanian: Baltakaktė juodoji skruzdlesė kiauliukė
Dutch: Witkapmiertapuit
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvitpanneskvett
Norwegian: Hvitpanneskvett
Polish: białorzytka białoczelna, białorzytka miombowa, smolarek bialoczelny, smolarek białoczelny
Portuguese: Testa-branca
Portuguese (Portugal): chasco-de-testa-branca
Russian: Белолобый муравьеед, Белолобый муравьиный чекан
Slovak: skaliarik bieločelý
Serbian: Beločela crna beloguza, Beločela crna mravlja travarka
Swedish: vitpannad stenskvätta, Vitpannad termitskvätta
Turkish: Ak alınlı kuyrukkakan
Ukrainian: кам’янка білолоба, Смолярик білолобий
Chinese: 白额蚁䳭, 白额蚁(即鸟), 白额蚁鵖
Chinese (Traditional): 白額蟻鵖

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