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African Stonechat
Saxicola torquatus (Linnaeus, 1766)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
  Saxicola

Scientific:
  Saxicola torquatus

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.328

Protonym:
  Motacilla () torquata

Avibase ID:
  78B665BF7C704DD7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/78B665BF

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 726114

Geographic range:

  • Saxicola torquatus torquatus: South Africa (Western Cape to Limpopo) and western Swaziland
  • Saxicola torquatus moptanus: Inner Niger delta, Mali, n Senegal and Senegal delta
  • Saxicola torquatus nebularum: Highlands of Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and w Ivory Coast
  • Saxicola torquatus salax (salax): SE Nigeria to Cameroon, Gabon, lower Congo and Angola
  • Saxicola torquatus salax (adamauae): Highlands of n and w Cameroon
  • Saxicola torquatus salax (pallidigula): Cameroon Mt. and Bioko
  • Saxicola torquatus jebelmarrae: W Sudan (Darfur region)
  • Saxicola torquatus axillaris: Highlands of e Democratic Republic of the Congo to Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and n Tanzania
  • Saxicola torquatus stonei: southern Democratic Republic of the Congo and western Tanzania to southern and eastern Angola, northeastern Namibia, Zambia, central Zimbabwe, eastern and northern Botswana, and northern South Africa
  • Saxicola torquatus clanceyi: Coastal w Namibia to nw Cape Province
  • Saxicola torquatus promiscuus: highlands of southern and southeastern Tanzania, northern and western Mozambique, eastern Zimbabwe, and Malawi
  • Saxicola torquatus oreobates: Highlands of Lesotho; > to e Zimbabwe and s Mozambique
  • Saxicola torquatus felix: Mountains of sw Arabia and Yemen
  • Saxicola torquatus voeltzkowi: Grand Comoro I.
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

Saozneg - RU:
  African Stonechat
Tchekeg:
  Brambornícek cernohlavý
Alamaneg:
  Afrikanisches Schwarzkehlchen
daneg:
  Sortstrubet Bynkefugl
Spagnoleg:
  Tarabilla Común
Finneg:
  mustapäätasku
Galleg:
  Tarier d'Afrique
Islandeg:
  Hagaskvetta
Italianeg:
  Saltimpalo africano
Japaneg:
  afurikanobitaki
japaneg:
  ニシノビタキ
Nederlandeg:
  Afrikaanse Roodborsttapuit
Norvegeg:
  Afrikasvartstrupe
Poloneg:
  kląskawka afrykańska
Portugaleg:
  Cartaxo
Rusianeg:
  Черноголовый чекан
Sloveg:
  pŕhľaviar bielokrký
Svedeg:
  Svarthakad buskskvätta
Sinaeg:
  非洲石即鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   African Stonechat ( Saxicola torquatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   African Stonechat ( Saxicola torquatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   African Stonechat ( Saxicola torquatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   African Stonechat ( Saxicola torquatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   African Stonechat ( Saxicola torquatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   African Stonechat ( Saxicola torquatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   African Stonechat ( Saxicola torquatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Stonechat (African) ( Saxicola torquatus [torquatus Group])
eBird version 1.53:
   African Stonechat (African) ( Saxicola torquatus [torquatus Group])
eBird version 1.54:
   African Stonechat (African) ( Saxicola torquatus [torquatus Group])
eBird version 1.55:
   African Stonechat (African) ( Saxicola torquatus [torquatus Group])
eBird version 2015:
   African Stonechat (African) ( Saxicola torquatus [torquatus Group])
eBird version 2016:
   African Stonechat (African) ( Saxicola torquatus [torquatus Group])
eBird version 2017:
   African Stonechat (African) ( Saxicola torquatus [torquatus Group])
eBird version 2018:
   African Stonechat (African) ( Saxicola torquatus [torquatus Group])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Saxicola [torquatus or albofasciatus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Bontrokkie
arabeg: البرقش المطوق
Bulgareg: Черногушо ливадарче
bengaleg: পাতি শিলাফিদ্দা
Katalaneg: bitxac africà
Tchekeg: Brambornícek cernohlavý
kembraeg: Clochdar y Cerrig
daneg: Sortstrubet Bynkefugl
Alamaneg: Afrikanisches Schwarzkehlchen
Gresianeg: Μαυρολαίμης
Saozneg - RU: African Stonechat, African Stonechat (African), Stonechat (African)
English (IOC): African Stonechat (African)
English (Kenya): Common Stonechat, Common Stonechat (African)
Spagnoleg: Tarabilla Común
Spanish (Spain): Tarabilla común africana (grupo torquatus)
Spanish (HBW): African Stonechat (African)
Estoneg: kaelustäks
Finneg: mustapäätasku
faeroeg: Svartstólpa
Galleg: Tarier d'Afrique, Tarier d'Afrique (Afrique), Tarier d'Afrique [torquatus]
Iwerzhoneg: Caislín Cloch
Hebreeg: דוחל שחור-גרון
Kroateg: Crnoglavi Batić
Hungareg: Cigánycsuk
armeneg: Սևագլուխ Չքչքան
indonezeg: Decu Batu
Islandeg: Hagaskvetta
Italianeg: Saltimpalo africano
Japaneg: afurikanobitaki, nishinobitaki (torquatus guru-pu)
japaneg: ニシノビタキ, ニシノビタキ (torquatus グループ), ノビタキ
georgianeg: შავთავა ოვსადი
Koreeg: 검은딱새
latin: Motacilla () torquata, Saxicola axillaris, Saxicola torquatus, Saxicola torquatus [torquatus Group], Saxicola torquatus torquatus
lituaneg: Juodagalvė kiauliukė
Malagasy: Fitatra
Nederlandeg: Afrikaanse Roodborsttapuit, Afrikaanse Roodborsttapuit (torquatus groep)
Norvegeg: Afrikasvartstrupe, afrikasvartstrupe (torquatus gr.)
Poloneg: kląskawka afrykańska
Portugaleg: Cartaxo
Portuguese (Portugal): Cartaxo-africano, Cartaxo-africano [grupo torquatus]
Romansh: puppennair
Rusianeg: Черноголовый чекан
Sloveg: prhlaviar bielokrký, pŕhľaviar bielokrký
Slovenieg: prosnik
Serbeg: crnoglava travarka
Sesotho: Hlatsinyane
Svedeg: afrikansk buskskvätta ([torquatus Group]), Svarthakad buskskvätta
swahilieg: Mhozo Kichwa-cheusi
Thai: นกยอดหญ้าหัวดำ
Turkeg: Taşkuşu
Ukrainiek: Трав'янка чорноголова
C'hosaeg: Ingcaphe
Sinaeg: 非洲石即鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲石鵖
Zouloueg: isAncaphela

 

         

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