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Black-faced or African Quailfinch
Ortygospiza [atricollis or fuscocrissa] (= Ortygospiza atricollis) (Vieillot, 1817)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Ortygospiza

Scientific:
  Ortygospiza atricollis

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1817)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 12 p.182

Protonym:
  Fringilla atricollis

Avibase ID:
  BE83105FF7CA2AFA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BE83105F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561739

Geographic range:

  • Ortygospiza atricollis atricollis: Senegal to Cameroon
  • Ortygospiza atricollis ansorgei: Guinea-Bissau to Liberia, Ivory Coast and coastal Ghana
  • Ortygospiza atricollis ugandae: southern Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, and western Kenya
  • 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
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Black-faced or African Quailfinch
Czech:
  astrild černohrdlý
German:
  Wachtelastrild
Danish:
  Vagtelastrild
Spanish:
  Pinzón Codorniz Africano
Finnish:
  töpöpeippo
French:
  Astrild-caille à face noire ou A.-c. à lunettes
Italian:
  Astro quaglia africano
Japanese:
  shiyakosuzume
Japanese:
  シャコスズメ
Dutch:
  Kwartelastrild
Norwegian:
  Vaktelastrild
Polish:
  trawinek zmienny
Portuguese:
  Bico-de-lacre-codorniz
Russian:
  Перепелиный астрильд
Slovak:
  astrilda zebrovitá
Swedish:
  Vaktelastrild
Chinese:
  黑领鹑雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Black-faced Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Black-faced or African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza [atricollis or fuscocrissa])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Black-faced or African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza [atricollis or fuscocrissa])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Black-faced or African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza [atricollis or fuscocrissa])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Black-faced or African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza [atricollis or fuscocrissa])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Black-faced or African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza [atricollis or fuscocrissa])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Black-faced or African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza [atricollis or fuscocrissa])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Black-faced or African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza [atricollis or fuscocrissa])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Astrild-caille à lunettes ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Astrild-caille à lunettes ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Common Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Common Quail-Finch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Common Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Ortygospiza atricollis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Ortygospiza atricollis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Ortygospiza atricollis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   African Quailfinch ( Ortygospiza atricollis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Ortygospiza atricollis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Ortygospiza [atricollis, fuscocrissa or gabonensis]

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Gewone Kwartelvinkie
Czech: astrild černohrdlý, Astrild krepelcí
Danish: Vagtelastrild
German: Wachtelastrild, Wachtel-Astrild
English: African Quailfinch, Black chinned Quail Finch, Black-faced or African Quailfinch, Black-faced Quailfinch, Common Quailfinch, Common Quail-Finch, Dark-vented Quailfinch, Quail Finch, Quailfinch
Spanish: Estrilda Codorniz, Pinzón Codorniz Africano
Estonian: niidu-vuttamadiin
Finnish: Töpöpeippo
French: Astrild-caille à face noire ou A.-c. à lunettes, Astrild-caille à lunettes, Astrild-caille à masque noir
Hungarian: fürjasztrild
Italian: Astro quaglia africano, Fringuello quaglia africano
Japanese: shakosuzume, shiyakosuzume
Japanese: シャコスズメ, シヤコスズメ
Latin: Fringilla atricollis, Ortygospiza [atricollis or fuscocrissa], Ortygospiza atricollis, Ortygospiza atricollis atricollis, Ortypgospiza fuscocrissa
Lithuanian: Paprastoji putpelinė astrilda
Dutch: Kwartelastrild
Norwegian: Vaktelastrild
Polish: trawinek zmienny
Portuguese: Bico-de-lacre-codorniz
Russian: Перепелиный астрильд
Slovak: astrilda zebrovitá
Swedish: Vaktelastrild
Swahili: Mshigi Koo-jeusi
Chinese: 黑领鹑雀
Chinese (Traditional): 黑頦鶉雀

 

         

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