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Fiscal Flycatcher

Sigelus silens (Shaw, 1809)

The Fiscal Flycatcher, Sigelus silens, is a small passerine bird in the Old World flycatcher family. It is a resident breeder in Botswana, South Africa, Lesotho, Mozambique and Swaziland, and a vagrant to Namibia. It is the only member of the genus Sigelus. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
  Sigelus

Scientific:
  Sigelus silens

Citation:
  (Shaw, 1809)

Reference:
  Gen.Zool.[Shaw] 7 pt2 p.330

Protonym:
  Lanius silens

Avibase ID:
  FD391374B65FFC53

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FD391374

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563004

Geographic range:

  • Sigelus silens: SE Botswana and South Africa; > to Mozambique
English:
Fiscal Flycatcher
Czech:
lejsek jihoafrický
German:
Würgerschnäpper
Danish:
Fiskalfluesnapper
Spanish:
Papamoscas Fiscal
Finnish:
kapinsavannisieppo
French:
Gobemouche fiscal
Italian:
Pigliamosche fiscale
Japanese:
shiroharakurohitaki
Japanese:
シロハラクロヒタキ
Dutch:
Klauwiervliegenvanger
Norwegian:
Fiskalfluesnapper
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Fiskalflugesnappar
Polish:
mucharka zalobna
Portuguese:
Papa-moscas-fiscal
Russian:
Сигелус
Slovak:
muchár piskľavý
Swedish:
fiskalflugsnappare
Ukrainian:
Мухарка строката
Chinese:
白翅斑黑鹟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Gobemouche fiscal ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Gobemouche fiscal ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Fiscal-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Fiscal-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Fiscal-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Fiscal-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Fiscal-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Fiscal-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Fiscal-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Fiscal-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Fiscal-Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Melaenornis silens) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Melaenornis silens [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Melaenornis silens [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Melaenornis silens [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Fiscal Flycatcher ( Sigelus silens) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sigelus silens [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sigelus silens [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Fiskaalvlieëvanger
Catalan: papamosques fiscal
Czech: Lejsek jihoafrický
Danish: Fiscalfluesnapper, Fiskalfluesnapper, Mørk fluesnapper
German: Würgerschnäpper, Würger-Schnäpper
English: Fiscal Flycatcher, Fiscal-Flycatcher, Little Gray Flycatcher, Little Grey Flycatcher, Silent Bush-Robin
English (IOC): Fiscal Flycatcher
Spanish: Papamoscas Fiscal
Spanish (Spain): Papamoscas Fiscal
Spanish (HBW): Fiscal Flycatcher
Finnish: Kapinsavannisieppo
French: Gobemouche fiscal, Gobemouche obscur
Hungarian: gébicsképű légykapó
Italian: Pigliamosche fiscale
Japanese: shiroharakurohitaki
Japanese: シロハラクロヒタキ
Scientific: Lanius silens, Malaenornis silens, Melaenornis silens, Melaenornis silens silens, Sigelus silens, Sigelus silens silens
Lithuanian: Juodoji medšarkinė musinukė
Dutch: Klauwiervliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Fiskalflugesnappar
Norwegian: Fiskalfluesnapper
Polish: mucharka zalobna, mucharka żałobna
Portuguese: Papa-moscas-fiscal
Russian: Сигелус, Сорокопутовая чёрная мухоловка
Slovak: muchár piskľavý
Swedish: Fiskalflugsnappare
Ukrainian: Мухарка строката
Xhosa: Icola
Chinese: 白翅斑黑鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 南非鶲

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