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Brown-headed Apalis

Apalis alticola (Shelley, 1899)

The Brown-headed Apalis (Apalis alticola) is a small passerine bird belonging to the genus Apalis in the family Cisticolidae. It is sometimes included within the Grey Apalis (A. cinerea) but is now commonly considered to be a separate species. It has two subspecies: A. a. alticola and A. a. dowsetti Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Cisticolidae
Genus:
  Apalis

Scientific:
  Apalis alticola

Citation:
  (Shelley, 1899)

Reference:
  BBOC 8 p.35

Protonym:
  Cisticola alticola

Avibase ID:
  D6C2BFD21343346D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D6C2BFD2

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 558675

Geographic range:

  • Apalis alticola alticola: SW Kenya to Tanzania, n Malawi, s Democratic Republic of the Congo and n Zambia
  • Apalis alticola dowsetti: S Democratic Republic of the Congo (Marungu Plateau)
English:
Brown-headed Apalis
Czech:
prinie hnědohlavá
German:
Braunkopf-Feinsänger
Danish:
Brunhovedet Apalis
Spanish:
Apalis Cabecipardo
Finnish:
ruskopääapali
French:
Apalis à tête brune
Italian:
Apalis testabruna
Japanese:
chagashirairomushikui
Japanese:
チャガシライロムシクイ
Dutch:
Bruinkopapalis
Norwegian:
Brunhodeapalis
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Brunhovudapalis
Polish:
nikornik brazowoglowy
Portuguese:
Apalis-de-cabeca-cstanha
Russian:
Буроголовый апалис
Slovak:
penička hnedohlavá
Swedish:
brunhuvad apalis
Ukrainian:
Нікорник буроголовий
Chinese:
褐头娇莺


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Apalis à tête brune ( Apalis alticola) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Apalis à tête brune ( Apalis alticola) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
Apalis alticola [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Apalis alticola [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Apalis alticola [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Brown-headed Apalis ( Apalis alticola) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Brown-headed Apalis ( Apalis alticola) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Apalis alticola [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Apalis alticola [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Apalis [cinerea or alticola] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: apalis capbrú
Czech: Apalis hnedohlavý, prinie hnědohlavá
Danish: Brunhovedet Apalis
German: Braunkopf-Feinsänger
English: Brown headed apalis, Brown-headed Apalis, Brown-headed Forest-Warbler
English (IOC): Brown-headed Apalis
English (Kenya): Brown-headed Apalis
Spanish: Apalis Cabecipardo, apalis de Cabeza Castaña
Spanish (Spain): Apalis Cabecipardo
Spanish (HBW): Brown-headed Apalis
Finnish: Ruskopääapali
French: Apalis à tête brune, Apalis alticole, Fauvette-forestière à tête brune
Italian: Apale testabruna, Apalis testabruna
Japanese: chagashirairomushikui
Japanese: チャガシライロムシクイ
Scientific: Apalis alticola, Apalis alticola alticola, Cisticola alticola
Lithuanian: Rudagalvis apalis
Dutch: Bruinkopapalis
Norwegian Nynorsk: Brunhovudapalis
Norwegian: Brunhodeapalis
Polish: nikornik brazowoglowy, nikornik brązowogłowy
Portuguese: Apalis-de-cabeca-cstanha
Russian: Буроголовый апалис
Slovak: penička hnedohlavá
Swedish: Brunhuvad apalis
Swahili: Kolokolo Kichwa-kahawia
Ukrainian: Нікорник буроголовий
Chinese: 褐头娇莺
Chinese (Traditional): 褐頭嬌鶯

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