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Large or Little Grey Flycatcher

Melaenornis [microrhynchus or pumilus] (= Melaenornis microrhynchus) (Reichenow, A 1887)

The African grey flycatcher, grayish flycatcher, or large flycatcher is a passerine bird in the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae that occurs in parts of East Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
   Melaenornis
Scientific:
  Melaenornis microrhynchus


Original description

Citation:
  (Reichenow, A 1887)

Reference:
   J. f. Orn. 35 p.62

Protonym:
  Bradyornis microrhyncha


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  E281D78394A70AB7

Avibase ID:
  avibase-E281D783

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E281D783


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 558917

Geographic range:

  • Melaenornis pumilus: Central Ethiopia to n Somalia
  • Melaenornis microrhynchus microrhynchus: SW Kenya to w Tanzania and ne Zambia
  • Melaenornis microrhynchus neumanni: southeastern South Sudan, southern Ethiopia, central and southern Somalia, northern Uganda, and northern Kenya
  • Melaenornis microrhynchus burae: E Kenya to se Somalia
  • Melaenornis microrhynchus taruensis: SE Kenya
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English:
Large or Little Grey Flycatcher
French:
Gobemouche à petit bec ou G. de Sharpe


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Large or Little Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis [microrhynchus or pumilus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Large or Little Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis [microrhynchus or pumilus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Large or Little Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis [microrhynchus or pumilus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Large or Little Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis [microrhynchus or pumilus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Large or Little Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis [microrhynchus or pumilus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Large or Little Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis [microrhynchus or pumilus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Large or Little Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis [microrhynchus or pumilus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Large or Little Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis [microrhynchus or pumilus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Large or Little Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis [microrhynchus or pumilus])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Gobemouche à petit bec ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Large Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Grayish Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Grayish Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Grayish Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Grayish Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Grayish Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Grayish Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Grayish Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Grayish Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Grayish Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Grayish Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Grayish Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Grayish Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Grayish Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Grayish Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Grayish Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Grayish Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
African Gray Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Large Gray Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Melaenornis microrhynchus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Melaenornis microrhynchus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Melaenornis microrhynchus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Large Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Melaenornis microrhynchus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
African Grey Flycatcher ( Bradornis microrhynchus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Catalan: papamosques de bec curt
Czech: lejsek šedohnědý, Lejsek štíhlozobý
Danish: Askegrå Fluesnapper
German: Fatuhivamonarch, Strichelkopfschnäpper
English: African Gray Flycatcher, African Grey Flycatcher, Gray Flycatcher, Grayish Flycatcher, Grey Flycatcher, Large Flycatcher, Large Gray Flycatcher, Large Grey Flycatcher, Large or Little Grey Flycatcher
English, HBW: African Grey Flycatcher
English (IOC): African Grey Flycatcher
English (Kenya): African Grey Flycatcher
English (United States): African Gray Flycatcher
Esperanto: Griza bradorno
Spanish: Papamoscas Gris, Papamoscas Piquicorto
Spanish (Spain): Papamoscas Piquicorto
Spanish (HBW): Grayish Flycatcher
Finnish: Harmaasavannisieppo
French: Gobemouche à petit bec, Gobemouche à petit bec ou G. de Sharpe
Croatian: istočnoafrička muharica
Italian: Pigliamosche grigio, Pigliamosche grigio africano
Japanese (romaji): haiirohitaki, kobashimujihitaki
Japanese: コバシムジヒタキ, ハイイロヒタキ
Scientific: Bradornis [microrhynchus or pumilus], Bradornis microrhynchus, Bradornis microrhynchus microrhynchus, Bradyornis [sic] microrhyncha, Bradyornis microrhyncha, Melaenornis [microrhynchus or pumilus], Melaenornis microrhynchus, Melaenornis microrhynchus microrhynchus
Lithuanian: Pilkoji savaninė musinukė
Dutch: Streepkopvliegenvanger, Streepkop-vliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Tornflugesnappar
Norwegian: Tornfluesnapper
Polish: mucharka szara
Portuguese: papa-moscas-cinzento
Portuguese (Portugal): papa-moscas-de-bico-curto
Russian: Африканская мухоловка, Пепельная саванная мухоловка
Slovak: muchár malozobý
Serbian: Bledosiva muharica
Swedish: Askgrå flugsnäppare, törnflugsnappare
Swahili: Shore Kijivu
Turkish: Afrika gri sinekkapanı
Ukrainian: Мухарка попеляста
Chinese: 非洲灰鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 灰慢鶲

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