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African Quailfinch
Ortygospiza fuscocrissa von Heuglin, 1863
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Ortygospiza

Scientific:
  Ortygospiza fuscocrissa

Citation:
  von Heuglin, 1863

Reference:
  J.Orn. XI. Jahrgang, I. Heft, No. 61, p. 18-19

Protonym:
  Ortygospiza fuscocrissa

Avibase ID:
  B8DC96368CC18620

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B8DC9636

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916651

Geographic range:

  • Ortygospiza fuscocrissa fuscocrissa: Highlands of Ethiopia and Eritrea
  • Ortygospiza fuscocrissa muelleri: southern Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Angola, to Zambia, western Zimbabwe, and north central South Africa
  • Ortygospiza fuscocrissa smithersi: NE Zambia
  • Ortygospiza fuscocrissa digressa: E Zimbabwe, s Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland
  • Ortygospiza fuscocrissa pallida: N Botswana and adjacent nw Zimbabwe
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  African Quailfinch
German:
  Wachtelastrild
Danish:
  Etiopisk Vagtelastrild
Finnish:
  etiopiantöpöpeippo
French:
  Astrild-caille à lunettes
Italian:
  Fringuello quaglia faccianera
Japanese:
  afurikashakosuzume
Japanese:
  アフリカシャコスズメ
Dutch:
  Brilastrild
Norwegian:
  Gressastrild
Polish:
  trawinek okularowy
Portuguese:
  Bico-de-lacre-codorniz
Slovak:
  astrilda okuliarnatá
Swedish:
  Etiopisk vaktelastrild


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   African Quailfinch ( Ortypgospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
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):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   African Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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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:
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
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:
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza fuscocrissa) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Ortygospiza fuscocrissa [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ortygospiza [atricollis or fuscocrissa] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Gewone Kwartelvinkie
Danish: Etiopisk Vagtelastrild
German: Wachtelastrild
English: Abyssinian Quailfinch, African Quailfinch, African Quail-Finch, Ethiopian Quailfinch
English (Kenya): African Quailfinch
Spanish (Spain): Estrilda Codorniz
Finnish: etiopiantöpöpeippo
French: Astrild-caille à lunettes, Astrild-caille d'Éthiopie
Italian: Fringuello quaglia faccianera
Japanese: afurikashakosuzume
Japanese: アフリカシャコスズメ
Kwangali: Mukadi Gonon
Latin: Ortygospiza atricollis, Ortygospiza atricollis fuscocrissa, Ortygospiza fuscocrissa, Ortygospiza gabonensis fuscocrissa, Ortypgospiza fuscocrissa
Dutch: Brilastrild, Kwartelastrilde
Norwegian: Gressastrild
Polish: trawinek okularowy, Trawinek zmienny
Portuguese: Bico-de-lacre-codorniz
Slovak: astrilda okuliarnatá
Sotho, Southern: Lekolikotoana
Swedish: Etiopisk vaktelastrild, vaktelastrild [fuscocrissa Group]
Xhosa: Unonkxwe
Zulu: iNxenge

 

         

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