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Black-tailed Cisticola

Cisticola melanurus (Cabanis, 1882)

The black-tailed cisticola is a species of bird in the family Cisticolidae found in Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its natural habitat is dry savanna and canopy of smaller trees. It forages for insects both in the canopy and on the ground. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Cisticolidae
Genus:
   Cisticola
Scientific:
  Cisticola melanurus


Original description

Citation:
  (Cabanis, 1882)

Reference:
  J.Orn. p.349

Protonym:
  Dryodromas melanurus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8739953


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  388BABD6E11CE91E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-388BABD6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/388BABD6


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559339


DATA DEFICIENT

Geographic range:

  • Cisticola melanurus: Locally in ne Angola, s Democratic Republic of the Congo and extreme w Zambia
English:
Black-tailed Cisticola
Catalan:
cistícola cuanegra
Czech:
cistovník černoocasý
Danish:
Sorthalet Cisticola
German:
Schwarzschwanz-Zistensänger
Spanish:
Cistícola Colinegro
Spanish (Spain):
Cistícola Colinegro
Finnish:
kaitapyrstöherttu
French:
Cisticole à queue noire
Croatian:
crnorepa šivalica
Hungarian:
feketefarkú szuharbújó
Italian:
Cisticola codasottile
Japanese (romaji):
oguroiromushikui
Japanese:
オグロイロムシクイ
Lithuanian:
Juodauodegė cistikola
Dutch:
Zwartstaartgraszanger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svarthalegrassongar
Norwegian:
Svarthalegressanger
Polish:
chwastówka czarnosterna
Portuguese:
Fuinha-de-cauda-preta
Russian:
Чернохвостая цистикола
Slovak:
cistovník čiernochvostý
Swedish:
svartstjärtad cistikola
Ukrainian:
Таміка чорнохвоста
Chinese:
细尾扇尾莺
Chinese (Traditional):
細尾扇尾鶯


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Cisticole à queue noire ( Cisticola melanurus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Cisticole à queue noire ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 1st edition:
Angola Slender-tailed Apalis ( Apalis melanura)
Clements, version 2021:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 3rd edition:
Angola Slender-tailed Apalis ( Apalis melanura)
Clements 4th edition:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 6th edition:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements, version 2015:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements, version 2016:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements, version 2017:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements, version 2018:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Clements, version 2019:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
eBird version 1.50:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
eBird version 1.52:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
eBird version 1.53:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
eBird version 1.54:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
eBird version 1.55:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
eBird version 2015:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
eBird version 2016:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
eBird version 2017:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
eBird version 2018:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
eBird version 2019:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
eBird version 2021:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanura)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanura)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Cisticola melanura
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Cisticola melanura
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Cisticola melanura
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Slender-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanura)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Black-tailed Cisticola ( Cisticola melanurus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cisticola melanurus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cisticola melanurus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: cistícola cuanegra
Czech: cistovník černoocasý, Cistovník Petersonuv
Danish: Sorthalet Cisticola
German: Schwarschwanz-Cistensänger, Schwarzschwanz-Cistensänger, Schwarzschwanz-Zistensänger
English: Angola Cisticola, Angola Slender-tailed Apalis, Angola Slender-tailed Scrub-Warbler, Black tailed Cisticola, Black- tailed Cisticola, Black-tailed Cisticola, Katanga Slender-tailed Scrub-Warbler, Pearson's Cisticola, Slender Cisticola, Slender-tailed Cisticola
English, HBW: Black-tailed Cisticola
English (IOC): Black-tailed Cisticola
English (United States): Slender-tailed Cisticola
Esperanto: Nigravosta cistikolo
Spanish: Buitrón de Cola Fina, Cistícola Colinegro
Spanish (Spain): Cistícola Colinegro
Spanish (HBW): Slender-tailed Cisticola
Finnish: kaitapyrstöheinäkerttu, kaitapyrstöherttu, Kaitapyrstökerttu
French: Cisticole à ailes courtes, Cisticole à queue noire
Croatian: crnorepa šivalica
Hungarian: feketefarkú szuharbújó
Italian: Beccamoschino codanera, Cisticola codasottile
Japanese (romaji): chairoiromushikui, oguroiromushikui
Japanese: オグロイロムシクイ, チャイロイロムシクィ
Scientific: Apalis melanura, Cisticola melanura, Cisticola melanurus, Cisticola pearsoni, Dryodromas melanurus, Dryodromas pearsoni
Lithuanian: Juodauodegė cistikola
Dutch: Zwartstaartgraszanger, Zwartstaart-graszanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svarthalegrassongar
Norwegian: Svarthalegressanger
Polish: chwastówka czarnosterna
Portuguese: Fuinha-de-cauda-preta
Portuguese (Portugal): fuinha-de-cauda-preta
Russian: Чернохвостая цистикола
Slovak: cistovník čiernochvostý
Swedish: svartstjärtad cistikola, Svartstjärtad grässångare
Turkish: Kara kuyruklu yelpazekuyruk
Ukrainian: Таміка чорнохвоста
Chinese: 细尾扇尾莺
Chinese (Traditional): 細尾扇尾鶯

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