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Fire-crested Alethe

Alethe castanea (Cassin, J 1856)

The fire-crested alethe is a species of bird in the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae. It is found in central Africa, from Nigeria to Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
   Alethe
Scientific:
  Alethe castanea


Original description

Citation:
  (Cassin, J 1856)

Reference:
   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 8 p.158

Protonym:
  Napothera castanea

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1935213


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  DA4D738687364775

Avibase ID:
  avibase-DA4D7386

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DA4D7386


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 558518

Geographic range:

  • Alethe castanea castanea: S Nigeria to Cameroon, Gabon and Democratic Republic of the Congo; Bioko
  • Alethe castanea woosnami: northern and central Democratic Republic of the Congo, southwestern South Sudan, western Uganda, and extreme northwestern Tanzania
English:
Fire-crested Alethe
Catalan:
aleta cresta de foc
Czech:
drozdík hnědavý
Danish:
Rødkronet Alethe
German:
Kastanienbraunschwanz
Spanish:
Alete Castaño
Spanish (Spain):
Alete castaño
Finnish:
kekälealetti
French:
Alèthe à couronne orangée
Croatian:
sivolici batić
Italian:
Alete corona rossa
Japanese:
ズアカムジヒタキ
Lithuanian:
Kaštoninė aleta
Dutch:
Vuurkapalethe
Norwegian:
Kastanjealete
Polish:
szydlak rdzawołbisty
Portuguese:
alete-de-poupa-ruiva
Russian:
Каштановая алета
Slovak:
aleta ohnivohlavá
Swedish:
kongoalethe
Ukrainian:
Алєте рудий
Chinese:
红冠鸲鸫
Chinese (Traditional):
紅冠火冠鴝


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Alèthe à couronne orangée ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Fire-crested Alethe (Fire-crested) ( Alethe diademata castanea/woosnami) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Fire-crested Alethe (Fire-crested) ( Alethe diademata castanea/woosnami) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Fire-crested Alethe (Fire-crested) ( Alethe diademata castanea/woosnami) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Fire-crested Alethe (Fire-crested) ( Alethe diademata castanea/woosnami) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Fire-crested Alethe (Fire-crested) ( Alethe diademata castanea/woosnami) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Fire-crested Alethe (Fire-crested) ( Alethe diademata castanea/woosnami) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Fire-crested Alethe (Fire-crested) ( Alethe diademata castanea/woosnami) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Fire-crested Alethe (Fire-crested) ( Alethe diademata castanea/woosnami) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Fire-crested Alethe ( Alethe castanea) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Alethe castanea [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Alethe castanea [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Alethe [diademata or castanea] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: aleta cresta de foc
Czech: Drozdík hnedavý, drozdík hnědavý
Danish: Rødkronet Alethe
German: Alethe, Diademalethe, Kastanienalethe, Kastanienbraunschwanz, Orangescheitelalethe
English: Alethe, Fire crested Alethe, Fire-crest Alethe, Fire-crested Alethe, Fire-crested Alethe (Fire-crested)
English, HBW: Fire-crested Alethe
English (IOC): Fire-crested Alethe
English (United States): Fire-crested Alethe
Spanish: Alete Castaño, Alete Castaño (castanea/woosnami)
Spanish (Spain): Alete castaño, Alete Castaño (castanea/woosnami)
Spanish (HBW): Fire-crested Alethe (Fire-crested)
Finnish: kekälealetti
French: Alèthe à couronne orangée, Alèthe à couronne rouge, Alèthe à huppe pousse, Alèthe à huppe rousse (à couronne orangée), Alèthe à huppe rousse [castanea ou woosnami]
Croatian: sivolici batić
Italian: Alete corona rossa
Japanese (romaji): akazukinmujihitaki (castanea/woosnami)
Japanese: アカズキンムジヒタキ (castanea/woosnami), ズアカムジヒタキ
Scientific: Alethe castanea, Alethe castanea castanea, Alethe diademata castanea, Alethe diademata castanea/woosnami, Napothera castanea
Lithuanian: Kaštoninė aleta
Dutch: Diadeemalethe (castanea/woosnami), Vuurkapalethe, Vuurkuifalethe
Norwegian: Ildkronealete, ildkronealete (castanea/woosnami), Kastanjealete
Polish: szydlak rdzawolbisty, szydlak rdzawołbisty
Portuguese: alete-de-poupa-ruiva
Portuguese (Portugal): pisco-castanho
Russian: Каштановая алета
Slovak: akalat ohnivohlavý, aleta ohnivohlavá
Swedish: kongoalethe, Rödkronad alethe
Swahili: Mkeshamsitu Kishungi-chekundu
Turkish: Kızılca alete
Ukrainian: Алєте рудий
Chinese: 红冠鸲鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 紅冠火冠鴝

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