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Bleating Camaroptera

Camaroptera brachyura (Vieillot, LJP 1820)

The green-backed camaroptera, also known as the bleating camaroptera, is a small bird in the family Cisticolidae. This bird is a resident breeder in Africa south of the Sahara Desert. Recent studies suggest this species and the grey-backed camaroptera may be the same species. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Cisticolidae
Genus:
   Camaroptera
Scientific:
  Camaroptera brachyura


Original description

Citation:
  (Vieillot, LJP 1820)

Reference:
   Tabl. Encycl. Méth. Nat. Orn. 2 p.459

Protonym:
  Sylvia brachyura

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/51116816


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  DC456636900D17C6

Avibase ID:
  avibase-DC456636

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DC456636


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559007

Geographic range:

  • Camaroptera brachyura brevicaudata: Senegal and Sierra Leone to c Sudan and lowlands of Ethiopia
  • Camaroptera brachyura tincta: Liberia to w Kenya, nw Angola, nw Zambia and w Tanzania
  • Camaroptera brachyura abessinica: South Sudan, Ethiopia, Djibouti, northern Somalia, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, northern Uganda, and northern Kenya
  • Camaroptera brachyura insulata: Ethiopia (Ghere region and Kaffa Province)
  • Camaroptera brachyura erlangeri: S Somalia to coastal Kenya and ne Tanzania
  • Camaroptera brachyura griseigula: W Kenya to e Uganda and n Tanzania
  • Camaroptera brachyura aschani: Highlands of Kenya to extreme sw Uganda and e Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kivu)
  • Camaroptera brachyura intercalata: eastern Angola, southern Democratic Republic of the Congo (Katanga), eastern Zambia, and western Tanzania
  • Camaroptera brachyura sharpei: southern Angola to Namibia, northern and eastern Botswana, southern Zambia, Malawi, and northern South Africa (North West)
  • Camaroptera brachyura transitiva: SE Botswana to Zimbabwe
  • Camaroptera brachyura beirensis: Mozambique (n of Save River) to e Zimbabwe and ne Zululand
  • Camaroptera brachyura brachyura: coastal eastern and southern South Africa (central KwaZulu-Natal to eastern Western Cape)
  • Camaroptera brachyura pileata: S Kenya to se Tanzania; Mafia I. and Zanzibar
  • Camaroptera brachyura fugglescouchmani: E Tanzania to Zambia and Malawi
  • Camaroptera brachyura bororensis: S Tanzania to s Malawi and n Mozambique
  • Camaroptera brachyura constans: southeastern Zimbabwe, southern Mozambique, Swaziland, and northeastern South Africa
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English:
Bleating Camaroptera
Catalan:
camaròptera verdosa
Czech:
pěnicovec krátkoocasý
Danish:
Grønrygget Gråsanger
German:
Grünmantel-Bogenflügel
Spanish:
Camaróptera Baladora
Spanish (Spain):
Camaróptera baladora
Finnish:
savulyijykerttu
French:
Camaroptère à tête grise
Hungarian:
rövidfarkú kamaroptera
Italian:
Bigia belante
Japanese (romaji):
himetambimushikui
Japanese:
ミドリコムシクイ
Lithuanian:
Pilkagalvė karietaitinė devynbalsė
Dutch:
Mekker-camaroptera
Norwegian:
Villnissanger
Polish:
beczak zielonogrzbiety
Portuguese:
Felosa-de-dorso-verde
Russian:
Широкохвостая терновница
Slovak:
penička mekotavá
Serbian:
Zelenoleđa kamaroptera
Swedish:
grönryggig kamaroptera/angolakamaroptera/gråryggig kamaroptera
Ukrainian:
Цвіркач зелений
Chinese:
绿背拱翅莺
Chinese (Traditional):
綠背拱翅鶯


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Bleating Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Green-backed or Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera [brachyura or brevicaudata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Green-backed or Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera [brachyura or brevicaudata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Green-backed or Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera [brachyura or brevicaudata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Green-backed or Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera [brachyura or brevicaudata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Green-backed or Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera [brachyura or brevicaudata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Green-backed or Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera [brachyura or brevicaudata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Green-backed or Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera [brachyura or brevicaudata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Green-backed or Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera [brachyura or brevicaudata])
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Bleating Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Bleating Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Bleating Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Bleating Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Bleating Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Bleating Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Bleating Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Green-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Green-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Green-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Green-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Green-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Green-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Grey-backed Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Bleating Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Bleating Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Bleating Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Bleating Camaroptera ( Camaroptera brachyura) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Camaroptera [brachyura or harterti] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Afrikaans: Groenrugkwêkwêvoël, Grysrug/Groenrugkwêkwêvoël
Catalan: camaròptera verdosa
Czech: pěnicovec krátkoocasý
Danish: Grønrygget Gråsanger
German: Grünmantel-Bogenflügel, Grünrücken-Camaroptera
English: Bleating Bush Warbler, Bleating Bush-Warbler, Bleating Camaroptera, Bleating Warbler, Green-backed Camaroptera, Green-backed or Grey-backed Camaroptera, Grey-backed Camaroptera
English, HBW: Bleating Camaroptera
English (IOC): Green-backed/Hartert's/Grey-backed Camaroptera
English (Kenya): Grey-backed Camaroptera
English (United States): Green-backed Camaroptera
English (South Africa): Grey-backed/Green-backed Camaroptera
Esperanto: Verddorsa kamaroptero
Spanish: Camaróptera Baladora, Camaroptera de Lomo Verde
Spanish (Spain): Camaróptera baladora
Spanish (HBW): Green-backed Camaroptera
Finnish: savulyijykerttu
French: Camaroptère à tête grise, Camaroptère à tête grise ou C. à dos gris
Hungarian: rövidfarkú kamaroptera
Italian: Bigia belante
Japanese (romaji): himetambimushikui
Japanese: ミドリコムシクイ
Kwangali: Niini
Scientific: Camaroptera [brachyura or brevicaudata], Camaroptera brachyura, Camaroptera brachyura brachyura, Camaroptera olivacea, Sylvia brachyura
Lithuanian: Pilkagalvė karietaitinė devynbalsė
Dutch: Mekkercamaroptera, Mekker-camaroptera
Norwegian: Villnissanger
Polish: beczak zielonogrzbiety
Portuguese: Felosa-de-dorso-verde
Portuguese (Portugal): camaróptera-de-dorso-verde
Russian: Широкохвостая крапивниковая славка, Широкохвостая терновница
Slovak: penicka mekotavá, penička mekotavá
Serbian: Zelenoleđa kamaroptera
Swedish: gråryggad camaroptera, Grönryggad camaroptera, grönryggig kamaroptera/angolakamaroptera/gråryggig kamaroptera
Swahili: Kibwirosagi Mgongo-kijivu
Turkish: Yeşil sırtlı kamaropter
Ukrainian: Цвіркач зелений
Xhosa: Unomanyuku
Chinese: 绿背拱翅莺
Chinese (Traditional): 綠背拱翅鶯
Zulu: iMbuzi-yehlathi

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