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White-crowned Robin-Chat

Cossypha albicapillus (Vieillot, LJP 1818)

The white-crowned robin-chat is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, and Togo. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical moist shrubland. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
   Cossypha
Scientific:
  Cossypha albicapillus


Original description

Citation:
  (Vieillot, LJP 1818)

Reference:
   Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat. nouv. éd. 20 p.254

Protonym:
  Turdus albicapillus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18041080


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  FA3C53B8B9FCCDB5

Avibase ID:
  avibase-FA3C53B8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FA3C53B8


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916321

Geographic range:

  • Cossypha albicapillus albicapillus: Senegal to Guinea
  • Cossypha albicapillus giffardi: Ghana to Nigeria, s Chad and n Cameroon
  • Cossypha albicapillus omoensis: southeastern South Sudan and southwestern Ethiopia
English:
White-crowned Robin-Chat
Catalan:
cossifa de coroneta blanca
Czech:
drozdík běločapkový
Danish:
Savannedrosselsanger
German:
Weißscheitelrötel
Spanish:
Cosifa Coroniblanca
Spanish (Spain):
Cosifa Coroniblanca
Finnish:
isopunatasku
French:
Cossyphe à calotte blanche
Croatian:
dugorepi slavuj
Hungarian:
pikkelyesfejű rozsdásrigó
Italian:
Cossifa capobianco
Japanese (romaji):
ootsugumihitaki
Japanese:
オオツグミヒタキ
Lithuanian:
baltakepurė kosifa
Dutch:
Schubkaplawaaimaker
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitkronetrastskvett
Norwegian:
Hvitkronetrosteskvett
Polish:
złotokos duży
Portuguese:
Tordo-de-cabeça-branca
Russian:
Белошапочный рыжехвост
Slovak:
drozdík veľký
Serbian:
Veliki crvendać
Swedish:
vitkronad snårskvätta
Ukrainian:
Золотокіс білоголовий
Chinese:
白顶歌䳭
Chinese (Traditional):
白頂歌鵖


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapillus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
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):
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Cossyphe à calotte blanche ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Cossyphe à calotte blanche ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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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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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
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 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
White-crowned Robin Chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
White-crowned Robin Chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapillum) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
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):
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
White-crowned Robin Chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
White-crowned Robin Chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
White-crowned Robin-chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 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 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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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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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Cossypha albicapilla [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Cossypha albicapilla [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Cossypha albicapilla [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapilla) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
White-crowned Robin-Chat ( Cossypha albicapillus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cossypha albicapilla [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cossypha albicapillus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: cossifa de coroneta blanca
Czech: Drozdík belocapkový, drozdík běločapkový
Danish: Savannedrosselsanger
German: Schuppenkopfrötel, Schuppenkopf-Rötel, Weißscheitelrötel
English: White crowned Robin Chat, White-crowned Robin, White-crowned Robin Chat, White-crowned Robinchat, White-crowned Robin-Chat
English, HBW: White-crowned Robin-chat
English (IOC): White-crowned Robin-Chat
English (United States): White-crowned Robin-Chat
Esperanto: Blankakrona kosifo
Spanish: Cosifa Coroniblanca
Spanish (Spain): Cosifa Coroniblanca
Spanish (HBW): White-crowned Robin-Chat
Estonian: händ-ruugeööbik
Finnish: Isopunarastas, isopunatasku
French: Cossyphe à calotte blanche, Cossyphe à tête blanche, Cossyphe à tête écaillée, Grand Cossyphe à tête blanche, Grande Cossyphe à couronne blanche
Croatian: dugorepi slavuj
Hungarian: pikkelyesfejű rozsdásrigó
Italian: Cossifa capobianco, Tordo pettirosso corona bianca
Japanese (romaji): ootsugumihitaki
Japanese: オオツグミヒタキ
Scientific: Cossypha albicapilla, Cossypha albicapillum, Cossypha albicapillus, Cossypha albicapillus albicapillus, Turdus albicapillus
Lithuanian: baltakepurė kosifa
Dutch: Schubkaplawaaimaker, Schubkap-lawaaimaker
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvitkronetrastskvett
Norwegian: Hvitkronetrosteskvett
Polish: zlotokos duzy, złotokos duży
Portuguese: Tordo-de-cabeça-branca
Portuguese (Portugal): pisco-de-coroa-branca
Russian: Белошапочная чекановая горихвостка, Белошапочный рыжехвост
Slovak: akalat veľký, drozdík veľký
Serbian: Veliki crvendać
Swedish: vitkronad snårskvätta, Vitkronad snårtrast
Turkish: Büyük ak başlıklı kızılca bülbül
Ukrainian: Золотокіс білоголовий
Chinese: 白顶歌䳭, 白顶歌(即鸟), 白顶歌鵖
Chinese (Traditional): 白頂歌鵖

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