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Cape or Malawi Batis

Batis [capensis or dimorpha] (= Batis capensis) (Linnaeus, C 1766)

The Cape batis is a small, stout insect-eating passerine bird in the wattle-eye family. It is endemic to the Afromontane forests of southern Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Platysteiridae
Genus:
   Batis
Scientific:
  Batis capensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1766)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 12, vol. 1, part 1

Protonym:
  Muscicapa capensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42946523


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  DA2B7379C31EA11B

Avibase ID:
  avibase-DA2B7379

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DA2B7379


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 558880

Geographic range:

  • Batis dimorpha dimorpha: Mountains of s Malawi and adjacent Mozambique
  • Batis dimorpha sola: N Malawi (Mwantjati to Nyika)
  • Batis capensis capensis: southern South Africa, east to Free State and southern KwaZulu-Natal
  • Batis capensis erythrophthalma: E highlands of Zimbabwe and adjacent w Mozambique
  • Batis capensis kennedyi: SW Zimbabwe (Mopoto Hills region)
  • Batis capensis hollidayi: northeastern South Africa, Swaziland and Mozambique (Lebombo Range)
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English:
Cape or Malawi Batis
French:
Pririt du Cap ou P. du Malawi


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Cape or Malawi Batis ( Batis [capensis or dimorpha])
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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Cape or Malawi Batis ( Batis [capensis or dimorpha])
Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pririt du Cap ( Batis capensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Cape Batis ( Batis capensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Cape Puffback ( Batis capensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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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 Alive (31/01/2015):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Batis capensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Batis [capensis, dimorpha, mixta or reichenowi]

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Other synonyms

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Afrikaans: Kaapse Bosbontrokkie
Catalan: batis del Cap
Czech: Lesknácek dvoubarvý, lesknáček kapský
Danish: Kapbatis, Malawibatis
German: Kapbatis, Kapschnäpper
English: Cape Batis, Cape Flycatcher, Cape or Malawi Batis, Cape Puffback, Cape Puff-back Flycatcher, Cape/Malawi Batis
English, HBW: Cape/Malawi Batis
English (IOC): Cape Batis
English (United States): Cape Batis
Spanish: Batis de El Cabo, Batis del Cabo
Spanish (Spain): Batis de El Cabo, Batis del Cabo
Spanish (HBW): Cape Batis
Finnish: Kirjotöpösieppo
French: Pririt du Cap, Pririt du Cap ou P. du Malawi
Croatian: crnolici batis
Italian: Batis del Capo, Pigliamosche mascherato del Capo
Japanese (romaji): munagurosewatabitaki
Japanese: ムナグロセワタビタキ, ムナグロワタゴシヒタキ
Scientific: Batis [capensis or dimorpha], Batis capensis, Batis capensis capensis, Batis capensis/dimorpha, Muscicapa capensis
Lithuanian: Kapinis batis
Dutch: Bruinflankvliegenvanger, Bruinflank-vliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kappbatis
Norwegian: Kappbatis
Polish: krepnik rdzawoskrzydly, krępnik rdzawoskrzydły
Portuguese: Batis do Cabo, batis-do-cabo
Portuguese (Portugal): batis-do-cabo
Russian: Капский батис
Slovak: strakošík kapský
Serbian: Kapski batis
Swedish: Kapbatis
Turkish: Kap batisi
Ukrainian: Приріт рудокрилий
Xhosa: Ingedle
Chinese: 海角蓬背鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 南非噴背鶲
Zulu: uDokotela

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