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Chats, Old World flycatchers

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#,† IOC English name Scientific name Authority Breeding Range Code Comment

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320 Chats, Old World Flycatchers (320) Family Muscicapidae PHY, TAX See Sangster et al 2010, Zuccon & Ericson 2010 for revisions of Muscicapidae

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Alethe Cassin, 1859 PHY, TAX Species of Alethe transferred from Turdidae (Voelker and Spellman 2004, Sangster et al 2010); see also Pseudalethe

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White-tailed Alethe Alethe diademata (Bonaparte, 1850) AF : w Africa from Senegambia to Togo ENG Change  English name of Alethe diademata from Fire-crested Alethe to White-tailed Alethe with split of  A. castanea

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Fire-crested Alethe Alethe castanea (Cassin, 1856) AF : w,c Africa from Nigeria to Uganda

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A. c. castanea (Cassin, 1856) Nigeria to w DR Congo and n Angola, Bioko I.

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A. c. woosnami Ogilvie-Grant, 1906 c DR Congo to s Sudan and Uganda

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Cercotrichas Boie, F, 1831 PHY, TAX Cercotrichas includes Erythropygia scrub robins (Sangster et al 2010; cf Collar 2005). Revision of the genus Cercotrichas awaits clarification of the phylogenetic position of C. signata

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Karoo Scrub Robin Cercotrichas coryphoeus (Vieillot, 1817) AF : sw

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C. c. coryphoeus (Vieillot, 1817) s Namibia, w abd c South Africa

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C. c. cinerea (Macdonald, 1952) sw South Africa

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Forest Scrub Robin Cercotrichas leucosticta (Sharpe, 1883) AF : w, c

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C. l. colstoni Tye, 1991 Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ivory Coast

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C. l. leucosticta (Sharpe, 1883) Ghana

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C. l. collsi (Alexander, 1907) se Central African Republic, ne DR Congo and w Uganda

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C. l. reichenowi (Hartert, 1907) w Angola

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Bearded Scrub Robin Cercotrichas quadrivirgata (Reichenow, 1879) AF : e, se, s

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C. q. quadrivirgata (Reichenow, 1879) Somalia to ne Namibia and e South Africa

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C. q. greenwayi (Moreau, 1938) Zanzibar and Mafia Is. (off Tanzania)

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Miombo Scrub Robin Cercotrichas barbata (Hartlaub & Finsch, 1870) AF : sc

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Black Scrub Robin Cercotrichas podobe (Statius Müller, 1776) AF : ne

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C. p. podobe (Statius Müller, 1776) s Mauritania and n Senegal to ne Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia

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C. p. melanoptera (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833) w, c and s Arabian Pen.

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Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes (Temminck, 1820) EU : sc, sw

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C. g. galactotes (Temminck, 1820) Iberian Pen., n Africa, Israel and sw Syria

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C. g. syriaca (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833) Balkans to w and s Turkey, w Syria and Lebanon

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C. g. familiaris (Ménétries, 1832) se Turkey, Iraq and n and ne Arabia to s Kazakhstan, e Afghanistan and w Pakistan

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C. g. minor (Cabanis, 1850) Senegal and Gambia to n Somalia

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C. g. hamertoni (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) e Somalia

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Kalahari Scrub Robin Cercotrichas paena (Smith, A, 1836) AF : sc, sw

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C. p. benguellensis (Hartert, 1907) sw Angola

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C. p. paena (Smith, A, 1836) Botswana and nc South Africa

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C. p. damarensis (Hartert, 1907) Namibia

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C. p. oriens (Clancey, 1957) s Zimbabwe and n South Africa

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Brown-backed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas hartlaubi (Reichenow, 1891) AF : c

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White-browed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas leucophrys (Vieillot, 1817) AF : c, e, s

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C. l. leucoptera (Rüppell, 1845) s Sudan, s Ethiopia, n Somalia and n Kenya

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C. l. eluta (Bowen, 1934) s Somalia and ne Kenya

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C. l. vulpina (Reichenow, 1891) e Kenya and e Tanzania

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C. l. brunneiceps (Reichenow, 1891) c and s Kenya, n Tanzania

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C. l. sclateri (Grote, 1930) c Tanzania

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C. l. zambesiana (Sharpe, 1882) n and e DR Congo and s Sudan to w Kenya, e Zimbabwe and n Mozambique

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C. l. munda (Cabanis, 1880) s Gabon to c Angola and w DR Congo

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C. l. ovamboensis (Neumann, 1920) s Angola and n Namibia to sw Zambia and w Zimbabwe

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C. l. simulator (Clancey, 1964) s Mozambique

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C. l. leucophrys (Vieillot, 1817) s Zimbabwe, n and e South Africa

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Brown Scrub Robin Cercotrichas signata (Sundevall, 1850) AF : se, s PHY Position and relationships of Brown Scrub Robin uncertain (Sangster et al 2010)

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C. s. tongensis (Roberts, 1931) s Mozambique and e South Africa

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C. s. signata (Sundevall, 1850) c and se South Africa

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Copsychus Wagler, 1827 PHY, TAX Copsychus includes species formerly in Saxicoloides and Trichixos

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Indian Robin Copsychus fulicatus (Linnaeus, 1766) OR : India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

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C. f. cambaiensis (Latham, 1790) Pakistan, n and w India, Nepal

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C. f. erythrurus (Lesson, 1832) ne India

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C. f. intermedius (Whistler & Kinnear, 1932) c India

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C. f. fulicatus (Linnaeus, 1766) s India

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C. f. leucopterus (Lesson, 1840) Sri Lanka

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Oriental Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis (Linnaeus, 1758) OR : widespread

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C. s. saularis (Linnaeus, 1758) ne Pakistan, n, c and w India

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C. s. ceylonensis Sclater, PL, 1861 s India and Sri Lanka

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C. s. erimelas Oberholser, 1923 ne India to Thailand and Indochina

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C. s. andamanensis Hume, 1874 Andaman Is.

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C. s. prosthopellus Oberholser, 1923 s and e China, Hainan I. (off se China)

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C. s. musicus (Raffles, 1822) Malay Pen., Sumatra, Belitung and Bangka Is., w Java, and s and w Borneo

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C. s. zacnecus Oberholser, 1912 Simeuluë I. (off nw Sumatra)

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C. s. nesiarchus Oberholser, 1923 Nias I. (off nw Sumatra)

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C. s. masculus Ripley, 1943 Batu I. (off w Sumatra)

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C. s. pagiensis Richmond, 1912 Mentawai I. (off w Sumatra)

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C. s. amoenus (Horsfield, 1821) e Java and Bali

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C. s. adamsi Elliot, DG, 1890 n Borneo and Banggi I.

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C. s. pluto Bonaparte, 1850 Maratua I., e and se Borneo

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Rufous-tailed Shama Copsychus pyrropygus (Lesson, 1839) OR : Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo

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Madagascan Magpie-Robin Copsychus albospecularis (Eydoux & Gervais, 1836) AF : Madagascar

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C. a. pica Pelzeln, 1858 w and n Madagascar

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C. a. albospecularis (Eydoux & Gervais, 1836) ne Madagascar

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C. a. inexspectatus Richmond, 1897 ec to se Madagascar

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Seychelles Magpie-Robin Copsychus sechellarum Newton, A, 1865 IO : Seychelles Islands

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Philippine Magpie-Robin Copsychus mindanensis (Boddaert, 1783) OR : Philippines AS Philippine Magpie-Robin C.mindanensis is split from Oriental Magpie-Robin C. saularis (Sheldon et al 2011)

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White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus (Scopoli, 1786) OR : widespread

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C. m. malabaricus (Scopoli, 1786) w and s India

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C. m. leggei (Whistler, 1941) Sri Lanka

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C. m. interpositus (Robinson & Kloss, 1922) Nepal and n India to s China and Indochina

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C. m. macrourus (Gmelin, JF, 1789) Con Son I. (off s Vietnam)

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C. m. tricolor (Vieillot, 1818) w Malaysia, Sumatra, Java and nearby islands to the east

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C. m. melanurus (Salvadori, 1887) islands to the west of Sumatra

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C. m. mirabilis Hoogerwerf, 1962 Prinsen I. (between Sumatra and Java)

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C. m. nigricauda (Vorderman, 1893) Kangean I. (ne of Java)

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C. m. suavis Sclater, PL, 1861 Borneo (except n)

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Andaman Shama Copsychus albiventris (Blyth, 1858) OR : Andaman Is. AS Andaman Shama Copsychus albiventris is split from White-rumped C. malabaricus (Rasmussen & Anderton 2005)

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White-crowned Shama Copsychus stricklandii Motley & Dillwyn, 1855 OR : Borneo

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C. s. stricklandii Motley & Dillwyn, 1855 n Borneo and Banggi I.

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C. s. barbouri (Bangs & Peters, JL, 1927) Maratua Is. (ne of Borneo)

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White-browed Shama Copsychus luzoniensis (Kittlitz, 1832) OR : Philippines

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C. l. luzoniensis (Kittlitz, 1832) Luzon and Catanduanes

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C. l. parvimaculatus (McGregor, 1910) Polillo

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C. l. shemleyi duPont, 1976 Marinduque

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C. l. superciliaris (Bourns & Worcester, 1894) Ticao, Masbate, Negros and Panay

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White-vented Shama Copsychus niger (Sharpe, 1877) OR : Philippines

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Black Shama Copsychus cebuensis (Steere, 1890) OR : Philippines

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Fraseria Bonaparte, 1854

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Fraser's Forest Flycatcher Fraseria ocreata (Strickland, 1844) AF : w, c

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F. o. kelsalli Bannerman, 1922 sw Guinea and Sierra Leone

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F. o. prosphora Oberholser, 1899 Liberia to Ghana

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F. o. ocreata (Strickland, 1844) Nigeria to Uganda, c DR Congo and n Angola, Bioko I.

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White-browed Forest Flycatcher Fraseria cinerascens Hartlaub, 1857 AF : w, c

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F. c. cinerascens Hartlaub, 1857 Senegal and Gambia to Ghana

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F. c. ruthae Dickerman, 1994 Nigeria and Cameroon to c DR Congo

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Myioparus Roberts, 1922

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Grey-throated Tit-Flycatcher Myioparus griseigularis (Jackson, 1906) AF : c

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M. g. parelii (Traylor, 1970) Liberia to Ghana

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M. g. griseigularis (Jackson, 1906) se Nigeria and s Cameroon to w Uganda, nw Tanzania, sc DR Congo and nw Angola

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Grey Tit-Flycatcher Myioparus plumbeus (Hartlaub, 1858) AF : w, c, e, s

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M. p. plumbeus (Hartlaub, 1858) Senegal and Gambia to s Sudan, sw Ethiopia, w Kenya, nw Tanzania, c DR Congo and Gabon

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M. p. orientalis (Reichenow & Neumann, 1895) e Kenya to e South Africa

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M. p. catoleucus (Reichenow, 1900) Angola to se Tanzania, c Zimbabwe and n South Africa

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Melaenornis Gray, GR, 1840 PHY, TAX Melaenornis includes Dioptrornis, Bradornis, Sigelus (Dickinson 2003, Sangster et al 2010)

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Angolan Slaty Flycatcher Melaenornis brunneus (Cabanis, 1886) AF : Angola

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M. b. brunneus (Cabanis, 1886) w Angola lowlands

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M. b. bailunduensis (Neumann, 1929) w Angola highlands

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White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher Melaenornis fischeri (Reichenow, 1884) AF : c, e

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M. f. toruensis (Hartert, 1900) e DR Congo, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi

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M. f. semicinctus (Hartert, 1916) ne DR Congo

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M. f. nyikensis (Shelley, 1899) se DR Congo, e and s Tanzania and n Malawi

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M. f. fischeri (Reichenow, 1884) se Sudan, Uganda, Kenya andn Tanzania

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Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher Melaenornis chocolatinus (Rüppell, 1840) AF : Ethiopia, Eritrea

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M. c. chocolatinus (Rüppell, 1840) Eritrea, n and c Ethiopia

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M. c. reichenowi (Neumann, 1902) w Ethiopia

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Nimba Flycatcher Melaenornis annamarulae Forbes-Watson, 1970 AF : w

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Yellow-eyed Black Flycatcher Melaenornis ardesiacus Berlioz, 1936 AF : ec

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Northern Black Flycatcher Melaenornis edolioides (Swainson, 1837) AF : w, c, e

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M. e. edolioides (Swainson, 1837) s Mauritania, Senegal and Gambia to w Cameroon

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M. e. lugubris (von Müller, JW, 1851) e Cameroon to Eritrea, w Ethiopia, w Kenya and n Tanzania

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M. e. schistaceus Sharpe, 1895 n and e Ethiopia, n Kenya

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Southern Black Flycatcher Melaenornis pammelaina (Stanley, 1814) AF : e, s

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M. p. pammelaina (Stanley, 1814) w and s DR Congo to Kenya, e South Africa and c Angola

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M. p. diabolicus (Sharpe, 1877) s Angola and sw Zambia to Botswana and w South Africa

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Pale Flycatcher Melaenornis pallidus (von Müller, JW, 1851) AF : widespread

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M. p. pallidus (von Müller, JW, 1851) Senegal and Gambia to w Ethiopia

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M. p. parvus (Reichenow, 1907) se Sudan, ne DR Congo and nw Uganda

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M. p. bowdleri (Collin, A & Hartert, 1927) Eritrea and c Ethiopia

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M. p. bafirawari (Bannerman, 1924) s Ethiopia and ne Kenya

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M. p. duyerali (Traylor, 1970) ne Ethiopia and c Somalia

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M. p. subalaris (Sharpe, 1874) e Kenya and ne Tanzania

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M. p. erlangeri (Reichenow, 1905) s Somalia

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M. p. modestus (Shelley, 1873) Guinea to Central African Republic

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M. p. murinus (Hartlaub & Finsch, 1870) Gabon and Congo to Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Botswana and n Namibia

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M. p. aquaemontis (Stresemann, 1937) c Namibia

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M. p. griseus (Reichenow, 1882) se Kenya and c Tanzania to e Zambia and c Malawi

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M. p. divisus (Lawson, 1961) se Zambia and s Malawi to ne South Africa

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M. p. sibilans (Clancey, 1966) s Mozambique and e South Africa

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Chat Flycatcher Melaenornis infuscatus (Smith, A, 1839) AF : s

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M. i. benguellensis (Sousa, 1886) s Angola and nw Namibia

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M. i. namaquensis (Macdonald, 1957) Namibia (except nw and sw) and extreme w Botswana

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M. i. placidus (Clancey, 1958) Botswana (except w) and nc South Africa

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M. i. seimundi (Ogilvie-Grant, 1913) sc South Africa

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M. i. infuscatus (Smith, A, 1839) sw Namibia to sw South Africa

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African Grey Flycatcher Melaenornis microrhynchus (Reichenow, 1887) AF : e TAX African Grey Flycatcher includes Ethiopian Grey Flycatcher pumilus as subspecies following Dickinson 2003, Birds of Africa, cf Sibley and Monroe

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M. m. microrhynchus (Reichenow, 1887) sw Kenya and Tanzania

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M. m. neumanni (Hilgert, 1908) s Sudan to c Somalia and n Kenya

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M. m. burae (Traylor, 1970) se Somalia and e Kenya

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M. m. taruensis (van Someren, 1921) se Kenya

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M. m. pumilus (Sharpe, 1895) c Ethiopia and n Somalia

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Marico Flycatcher Melaenornis mariquensis (Smith, A, 1847) AF : s

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M. m. acaciae (Irwin, 1957) s Angola to sw Botswana and nw South Africa

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M. m. mariquensis (Smith, A, 1847) sw Zambia and c Zimbabwe to n and ne South Africa

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M. m. territinctus Clancey, 1979 ne Namibia and nw Botswana

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Fiscal Flycatcher Melaenornis silens (Shaw, 1809) AF : s

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M. s. lawsoni Clancey, 1966 s Botswana and n South Africa

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M. s. silens (Shaw, 1809) c and s South Africa

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Empidornis Reichenow, 1901 PHY Silverbird possibly a member of the Melaenornis complex but not sampled by Sangster et al 2010

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Silverbird Empidornis semipartitus (Rüppell, 1840) AF : ec

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Muscicapa Brisson, 1760

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Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata (Pallas, 1764) EU : c, w

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M. s. striata (Pallas, 1764) Europe to w Siberia, nw Africa

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M. s. balearica von Jordans, 1913 Balearic Is. (w Mediterranean)

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M. s. tyrrhenica Schiebel, 1910 Corsica and Sardinia

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M. s. inexpectata Dementiev, 1932 Crimea (s Ukraine)

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M. s. neumanni Poche, 1904 islands of the Aegean Sea through the Middle East to the Caucasus and n Iran, also c Siberia

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M. s. sarudnyi Snigirewski, 1928 e Iran and Turkmenistan to the mountains of c Asia and n Pakistan

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M. s. mongola Portenko, 1955 Mongolia and sc Siberia

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Gambaga Flycatcher Muscicapa gambagae (Alexander, 1901) AF : w, c, e, also sw Arabian Peninsula

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Grey-streaked Flycatcher Muscicapa griseisticta (Swinhoe, 1861) EU : e

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Dark-sided Flycatcher Muscicapa sibirica Gmelin, JF, 1789 EU, OR : c, e Asia to Southeast Asia

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M. s. sibirica Gmelin, JF, 1789 c and s Siberia to Korea and Japan

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M. s. gulmergi (Baker, ECS, 1923) ne Afghanistan and nw Himalayas

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M. s. cacabata Penard, TE, 1919 c Himalayas to s Tibet and ne India

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M. s. rothschildi (Baker, ECS, 1923) c and s China to n Burma and nw Vietnam

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Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa latirostris Raffles, 1822 EU, OR : c, e Asia to India & Southeast Asia TAX Formerly Muscicapa dauurica but latirostris is the appropriate species epithet. Mlíkovský, 2012

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M. l. latirostris Raffles, 1822 c Siberia and n Mongolia to Sakhalin, Japan and Korea

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M. l. poonensis Sykes, 1832 n Pakistan to Bhutan. Also c, s  India. PS Species status of poonensis uncertain (Rheindt, comm)

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M. l. siamensis (Gyldenstolpe, 1916) se Burma to nw Thailand. Also sc Vietnam. PS Species status of siamensis uncertain (Rheindt, comm)

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Brown-streaked Flycatcher Muscicapa williamsoni Deignan, 1957 OR : s Burma, s Thailand, n peninsular Malaysia. Also ne Borneo

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M. w. williamsoni Deignan, 1957 s Burma  and s Thailand to n Peninsular Malaysia

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M. w. umbrosa Wells, DR, 1982 ne Borneo

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Ashy-breasted Flycatcher Muscicapa randi Amadon & duPont, 1970 OR : Philippines

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Sumba Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa segregata (Siebers, 1928) AU : Sumba

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Brown-breasted Flycatcher Muscicapa muttui (Layard, EL, 1854) OR : ne India to nw Thailand

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Rusty-tailed Flycatcher Muscicapa ruficauda Swainson, 1838 EU : sc

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Ferruginous Flycatcher Muscicapa ferruginea (Hodgson, 1845) OR : Himalayas to c China, Taiwan

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Ashy Flycatcher Muscicapa caerulescens (Hartlaub, 1865) AF : w, c, e, s

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M. c. nigrorum (Collin, A & Hartert, 1927) Guinea to Togo

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M. c. brevicauda Ogilvie-Grant, 1907 n Benin and s Nigeria to s Sudan, w Kenya, s DR Congo and nw Angola

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M. c. cinereola Hartlaub & Finsch, 1870 s Somalia, e Kenya and e Tanzania

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M. c. impavida Clancey, 1957 c Angola and n Namibia to n Tanzania and Zimbabwe

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M. c. vulturna Clancey, 1957 s Malawi and c Mozambique to n South Africa and n Swaziland

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M. c. caerulescens (Hartlaub, 1865) s Mozambique, e South Africa and s Swaziland

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Swamp Flycatcher Muscicapa aquatica Heuglin, 1864 AF : w, c

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M. a. aquatica Heuglin, 1864 s Mauritania, Senegal and Gambia to sw Sudan and n DR Congo

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M. a. infulata Hartlaub, 1881 se Sudan, ne DR Congo and Uganda to ne Zambia and nw Tanzania

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M. a. lualabae (Chapin, 1932) se DR Congo

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M. a. grimwoodi Chapin, 1952 s Zambia

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Cassin's Flycatcher Muscicapa cassini Heine, 1860 AF : wc, c

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Olivaceous Flycatcher Muscicapa olivascens (Cassin, 1859) AF : w, c

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M. o. olivascens (Cassin, 1859) Sierra Leone and Guinea to Central African Republic and Congo, e DR Congo

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M. o. nimbae Colston & Curry-Lindahl, 1986 Mt. Nimba (n Liberia and w Ivory Coast)

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Chapin's Flycatcher Muscicapa lendu (Chapin, 1932) AF : ec

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Itombwe Flycatcher Muscicapa itombwensis Prigogine, 1957 AF : Democratic Republic of the Congo PL Itombwe Flycatcher is usually treated as a subspecies of Chapin's Flycatcher M.lendu; revisit species status

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African Dusky Flycatcher Muscicapa adusta (Boie, F, 1828) AF : wc, e, s

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M. a. poensis (Alexander, 1903) se Nigeria to c Cameroon, Bioko I.

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M. a. pumila (Reichenow, 1892) n Cameroon to s Sudan, c Kenya and n Tanzania

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M. a. minima Heuglin, 1862 Eritrea and Ethiopia

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M. a. subadusta (Shelley, 1897) Angola to nw Mozambique and e Zimbabwe

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M. a. marsabit (van Someren, 1931) n Kenya

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M. a. murina (Fischer, GA & Reichenow, 1884) se Kenya and ne Tanzania

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M. a. fuelleborni Reichenow, 1900 s and w Tanzania

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M. a. mesica Clancey, 1974 Zimbabwe (except e)

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M. a. fuscula Sundevall, 1850 n and e South Africa

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M. a. adusta (Boie, F, 1828) s South Africa

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Little Grey Flycatcher Muscicapa epulata (Cassin, 1855) AF : w, c

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Yellow-footed Flycatcher Muscicapa sethsmithi (van Someren, 1922) AF : c

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Dusky-blue Flycatcher Muscicapa comitata (Cassin, 1857) AF : w, c

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M. c. aximensis (Sclater, WL, 1924) Sierra Leone to Nigeria

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M. c. camerunensis (Reichenow, 1892) Mt. Cameroon (sw Cameroon)

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M. c. comitata (Cassin, 1857) Cameroon to sw Sudan, Uganda, DR Congo and Angola

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Tessmann's Flycatcher Muscicapa tessmanni (Reichenow, 1907) AF : w, c

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Sooty Flycatcher Muscicapa infuscata (Cassin, 1855) AF : c

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M. i. infuscata (Cassin, 1855) s Nigeria to c DR Congo and Angola

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M. i. minuscula (Grote, 1922) e DR Congo and Uganda

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Ussher's Flycatcher Muscicapa ussheri (Sharpe, 1871) AF : w

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Böhm's Flycatcher Muscicapa boehmi (Reichenow, 1884) AF : sc

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Anthipes Blyth, 1847 TAX, SEQ Separate White-gorgeted Flycatcher and Rufous-browed Flycatcher from Ficedula to Anthipes in Niltavinae (Outlaw & Voelker 2006, Sangster et al 2010)

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White-gorgeted Flycatcher Anthipes monileger (Hodgson, 1845) OR : Himalayas to Thailand

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A. m. monileger (Hodgson, 1845) c and e Himalayas

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A. m. leucops (Sharpe, 1888) ne India to n and c Indochina

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A. m. gularis Blyth, 1847 Arakan (sw Burma)

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Rufous-browed Flycatcher Anthipes solitaris (Müller, S, 1836) OR : Burma to Sumatra

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A. s. submoniliger Hume, 1877 n Malay Pen., se Laos and sc Vietnam

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A. s. malayana (Sharpe, 1888) c and s Malay Pen.

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A. s. solitaris (Müller, S, 1836) Sumatra

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Cyornis Blyth, 1843

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Hainan Blue Flycatcher Cyornis hainanus (Ogilvie-Grant, 1900) OR : Burma to s China and Thailand

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Pale Blue Flycatcher Cyornis unicolor Blyth, 1843 OR : Himalayas through Java and Borneo

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C. u. unicolor Blyth, 1843 Himalayas to s China, n Indochina, n Thailand and Burma

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C. u. diaoluoensis Cheng, Yang & Lu, 1981 Hainan I. (off se China)

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C. u. harterti Robinson & Kinnear, 1928 Malay Pen., Sumatra, Java and Borneo

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Rück's Blue Flycatcher Cyornis ruckii (Oustalet, 1881) OR : Sumatra TAX Correct: Scientific name to Cyornis ruckii

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Blue-breasted Blue Flycatcher Cyornis herioti Ramsay, RGW, 1886 OR : Philippines

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C. h. herioti Ramsay, RGW, 1886 n and c Luzon

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C. h. camarinensis (Rand & Rabor, 1967) s Luzon and Catanduanes

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White-bellied Blue Flycatcher Cyornis pallipes (Jerdon, 1840) OR : sw India

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Pale-chinned Blue Flycatcher Cyornis poliogenys Brooks, WE, 1880 OR : Himalayas to s Burma, ec India

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C. p. poliogenys Brooks, WE, 1880 c Himalayas to e Bangladesh and sw Burma

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C. p. cachariensis (Madarász, 1884) e Himalayas to sc China and n Burma

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C. p. laurentei (La Touche, 1921) s China

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C. p. vernayi Whistler, 1931 e India

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Hill Blue Flycatcher Cyornis banyumas (Horsfield, 1821) OR : sw China and ne India to Southeast Asia to Borneo

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C. b. whitei Harington, 1908 n and e Burma to sc China, n Thailand and n Indochina

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C. b. lekhakuni (Deignan, 1956) e Thailand

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C. b. deignani Meyer de Schauensee, 1939 se Thailand

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C. b. coerulifrons Baker, ECS, 1918 c and s Malay Pen.

.

C. b. ligus (Deignan, 1947) w Java

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C. b. banyumas (Horsfield, 1821) c and e Java

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C. b. montanus Robinson & Kinnear, 1928 Borneo

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Large Blue Flycatcher Cyornis magnirostris Blyth, 1849 OR : e Himalayas AS Cyornis magnirostris is split from C. banyumas (Rasmussen & Anderton 2005)

.

Palawan Blue Flycatcher Cyornis lemprieri (Sharpe, 1884) OR : Philippines

.

Tickell's Blue Flycatcher Cyornis tickelliae Blyth, 1843 OR : widespread

.

C. t. tickelliae Blyth, 1843 s Nepal, n, c and s India, Bangladesh and n and w Burma

.

C. t. jerdoni Holdsworth, 1872 Sri Lanka

.

C. t. sumatrensis (Sharpe, 1879) Malay Pen.

.

C. t. indochina Chasen & Kloss, 1928 a Burma to Indochina

.

C. t. lamprus Oberholser, 1917 Anamba Is. (e of Malay Pen.)

.

Sunda Blue Flycatcher Cyornis caerulatus (Bonaparte, 1857) OR : Sumatra, Borneo

.

C. c. albiventer Junge, 1933 Sumatra

.

C. c. rufifrons Wallace, 1865 w Borneo

.

C. c. caerulatus (Bonaparte, 1857) n, e and s Borneo

.

Bornean Blue Flycatcher Cyornis superbus Stresemann, 1925 OR : Borneo

.

Blue-throated Blue Flycatcher Cyornis rubeculoides (Vigors, 1831) OR : Himalayas to Thailand

.

C. r. rubeculoides (Vigors, 1831) Himalayas to w, n and ne Burma

.

C. r. dialilaemus Salvadori, 1889 e and se Burma, n and w Thailand

.

C. r. rogersi Robinson & Kinnear, 1928 c and sw Burma

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C. r. klossi Robinson, 1921 e Thailand, c and s Indochina

.

Chinese Blue Flycatcher Cyornis glaucicomans Thayer & Bangs, 1909 OR : s, se China

.

Malaysian Blue Flycatcher Cyornis turcosus Brüggemann, 1877 OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

.

C. t. rupatensis Oberholser, 1920 Malay Pen., Sumatra and w Borneo

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C. t. turcosus Brüggemann, 1877 e Borneo

.

Mangrove Blue Flycatcher Cyornis rufigastra (Raffles, 1822) OR : Malay Peninsula to Philippines

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C. r. rufigastra (Raffles, 1822) Malay Pen., Sumatra and Borneo

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C. r. longipennis Chasen & Kloss, 1930 Karimunjawa Is. (off nc Java)

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C. r. rhizophorae Stresemann, 1925 w Java

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C. r. karimatensis Oberholser, 1924 Karimata Is. (off sw Borneo)

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C. r. blythi (Giebel, 1875) n Philippines

.

C. r. marinduquensis duPont, 1972 Marinduque (nc Philippines)

.

C. r. philippinensis Sharpe, 1877 w, c and s Philippines

.

C. r. mindorensis Mearns, 1907 Mindoro (nw Philippines)

.

C. r. peromissus Hartert, 1920 Salayar I. (off sw Sulawesi)

.

C. r. kalaoensis (Hartert, 1896) Kalao I. (n of c Lesser Sundas)

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Tanahjampea Blue Flycatcher Cyornis djampeanus (Hartert, 1896) AU : Islands in Flores Sea

.

Sulawesi Blue Flycatcher Cyornis omissus (Hartert, 1896) AU : Sulawesi

.

Timor Blue Flycatcher Cyornis hyacinthinus (Temminck, 1820) AU : Lesser Sundas

.

C. h. hyacinthinus (Temminck, 1820) Timor, Roti and Semau

.

C. h. kuehni Hartert, 1904 Wetar

.

Blue-fronted Blue Flycatcher Cyornis hoevelli (Meyer, AB, 1903) AU : Sulawesi

.

Matinan Blue Flycatcher Cyornis sanfordi Stresemann, 1931 AU : Sulawesi

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White-tailed Flycatcher Cyornis concretus (Müller, S, 1836) OR : ne India to Borneo PHY Taxonomic position of White-tailed flycatcher not resolved (Sangster et al 2010)

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C. c. cyaneus (Hume, 1877) ne India to n Indochina and s Thailand

.

C. c. concretus (Müller, S, 1836) Malay Pen. and Sumatra

.

C. c. everetti (Sharpe, 1890) Borneo

.

Russet-backed Jungle Flycatcher Cyornis oscillans (Hartert, 1897) AU : Lesser Sundas

.

C. o. oscillans (Hartert, 1897) Sumbawa and Flores

.

C. o. stresemanni (Siebers, 1928) Sumba

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Brown-chested Jungle Flycatcher Cyornis brunneatus (Slater, 1897) OR : se China to w Malaysia

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Nicobar Jungle Flycatcher Cyornis nicobaricus (Richmond, 1902) OR : s Nicobar Is. AS Cyornis [Rhinomyias] nicobaricus is split from C. brunneatus (Rasmussen & Anderton 2005)

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Fulvous-chested Jungle Flycatcher Cyornis olivaceus Hume, 1877 OR : Malay Peninsula, Java, Sumatra, Borneo

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C. o. olivaceus Hume, 1877 Malay Pen., Sumatra, Java, Bali and n Borneo

.

C. o. perolivaceus (Chasen & Kloss, 1929) islands off n Borneo

.

Grey-chested Jungle Flycatcher Cyornis umbratilis (Strickland, 1849) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

.

Rufous-tailed Jungle Flycatcher Cyornis ruficauda (Sharpe, 1877) OR : Borneo to Philippines

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C. r. ruficrissa (Sharpe, 1887) Mt. Kinabalu (n Borneo)

.

C. r. isola (Hachisuka, 1932) mountains of n Borneo except Mt. Kinabalu

.

C. r. boholensis (Rand & Rabor, 1957) Bohol (sc Philippines)

.

C. r. samarensis (Steere, 1890) e and s Philippines

.

C. r. zamboanga (Rand & Rabor, 1957) w Mindanao (s Philippines)

.

C. r. ruficauda (Sharpe, 1877) Basilan (sw Philippines)

.

C. r. occularis (Bourns & Worcester, 1894) Sulu Arch. (sw Philippines)

.

Henna-tailed Jungle Flycatcher Cyornis colonus (Hartert, 1898) AU : e Sulawesi

.

C. c. colonus (Hartert, 1898) Sula Is. (e of Sulawesi)

.

C. c. pelingensis (Vaurie, 1952) Peleng I. (off e Sulawesi)

.

C. c. subsolanus (Meise, 1932) e Sulawesi

.

Niltava Hodgson, 1837

.

Fujian Niltava Niltava davidi La Touche, 1907 OR : c,e China to se Thailand

.

Rufous-bellied Niltava Niltava sundara Hodgson, 1837 OR : Himalayas to Thailand

.

N. s. whistleri Ticehurst, 1926 nw Himalayas

.

N. s. sundara Hodgson, 1837 c and e Himalayas to sw China and c Burma

.

N. s. denotata Bangs & Phillips, JC, 1914 s China and e Burma

.

Rufous-vented Niltava Niltava sumatrana Salvadori, 1879 OR : w Malaysia, Sumatra

.

Vivid Niltava Niltava vivida (Swinhoe, 1864) OR : Himalayas to China, Taiwan

.

N. v. oatesi Salvadori, 1887 e Himalayas to s China

.

N. v. vivida (Swinhoe, 1864) Taiwan

.

Large Niltava Niltava grandis (Blyth, 1842) OR : Himalayas to Sumatra

.

N. g. grandis (Blyth, 1842) e Himalayas to sw China, c Burma and n and w Thailand

.

N. g. griseiventris La Touche, 1921 s China and n Indochina

.

N. g. decorata Robinson & Kloss, 1919 sc Vietnam

.

N. g. decipiens Salvadori, 1891 Malay Pen. and Sumatra

.

Small Niltava Niltava macgrigoriae (Burton, 1836) OR : Himalayas to s China and Thailand

.

N. m. macgrigoriae (Burton, 1836) w and c Himalayas

.

N. m. signata (McClelland, 1840) e Himalayas to s China and n and c Indochina

.

Cyanoptila Blyth, 1847

.

Blue-and-white Flycatcher Cyanoptila cyanomelana (Temminck, 1829) EU : e

.

C. c. intermedia (Weigold, 1922) se Siberia, ne China and n Korea

.

C. c. cyanomelana (Temminck, 1829) Kuril Is., Japan and s Korea

.

Zappey's Flycatcher Cyanoptila cumatilis Thayer & Bangs, 1909 EU : c China AS Zappey's Flycatcher, a c China breeding endemic, is split from Blue-and-white Flycatcher C. cyanomela (Leader & Carey, 2012).

.

Eumyias Cabanis, 1850

.

Dull-blue Flycatcher Eumyias sordidus (Walden, 1870) OR : Sri Lanka

.

Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassinus (Swainson, 1838) OR : Himalayas to Southeast Asia and Sumatra

.

E. t. thalassinus (Swainson, 1838) Himalayas to c and s China, Indochina, n Thailand and c Burma

.

E. t. thalassoides (Cabanis, 1850) Malay Pen., Sumatra and Borneo

.

Turquoise Flycatcher Eumyias panayensis Sharpe, 1877 AU : Sulawesi, Moluccas, also Philippines

.

E. p. nigrimentalis (Ogilvie-Grant, 1894) n Philippines

.

E. p. panayensis Sharpe, 1877 wc Philippines

.

E. p. nigriloris (Hartert, 1904) s Philippines

.

E. p. septentrionalis (Büttikofer, 1893) n and c Sulawesi, Sula Is.

.

E. p. meridionalis (Büttikofer, 1893) s Sulawesi

.

E. p. obiensis (Hartert, 1912) Obi (c Moluccas)

.

E. p. harterti (van Oort, 1911) Seram (s Moluccas)

.

Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudatus (Jerdon, 1840) OR : sw India

.

Indigo Flycatcher Eumyias indigo (Horsfield, 1821) OR : Sumatra, Java, Borneo

.

E. i. ruficrissa (Salvadori, 1879) Sumatra

.

E. i. indigo (Horsfield, 1821) Java

.

E. i. cerviniventris (Sharpe, 1887) Borneo

.

Streak-breasted Jungle Flycatcher Eumyias additus (Hartert, 1900) AU : Moluccas PHY, TAX Transfer Streak-backed Jungle Flycatcher from Rhinomyias to Eumyias (Sangster et al 2010)

.

Erithacus Cuvier, 1800

.

European Robin Erithacus rubecula (Linnaeus, 1758) EU : w, c

.

E. r. melophilus Hartert, 1901 British Isles

.

E. r. rubecula (Linnaeus, 1758) continental Europe to Ural Mts., w Turkey, islands in e Atlantic and nw Morocco

.

E. r. superbus Koenig, AF, 1889 c Canary Is.

.

E. r. witherbyi Hartert, 1910 n Algeria and n Tunisia

.

E. r. valens Portenko, 1954 s Crimea (s Ukraine)

.

E. r. caucasicus Buturlin, 1907 e Turkey and the Caucasus

.

E. r. hyrcanus Blanford, 1874 se Azerbaijan and n Iran

.

E. r. tataricus Grote, 1928 Ural Mts. and sw Siberia

.

Pseudalethe Beresford, 2003 PHY, TAX Transfer 4 species of Alethe to Pseudalethe (Sangster et al 2010)

.

Red-throated Alethe Pseudalethe poliophrys (Sharpe, 1902) AF : ec

.

P. p. poliophrys (Sharpe, 1902) ne and e DR Congo, w Uganda, w Burundi and w Rwanda

.

P. p. kaboboensis (Prigogine, 1957) Mt. Kabobo (e DR Congo)

.

Brown-chested Alethe Pseudalethe poliocephala (Bonaparte, 1850) AF : w, c

.

P. p. poliocephala (Bonaparte, 1850) Sierra Leone to Ghana

.

P. p. compsonota (Cassin, 1859) s Nigeria to sw Central African Republic and nw Angola, Bioko

.

P. p. hallae (Traylor, 1961) w Angola

.

P. p. giloensis (Cunningham-van Someren & Schifter, 1981) s Sudan

.

P. p. carruthersi (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) se Central African Republic, ne DR Congo, Uganda and w Kenya

.

P. p. akeleyae (Dearborn, 1909) c Kenya

.

P. p. vandeweghei (Prigogine, 1984) Rwanda and Burundi

.

P. p. kungwensis (Moreau, 1941) w Tanzania

.

P. p. ufipae (Moreau, 1942) se DR Congo and sw Tanzania

.

White-chested Alethe Pseudalethe fuelleborni (Reichenow, 1900) AF : se

.

Thyolo Alethe Pseudalethe choloensis (Sclater, WL, 1927) AF : se

.

P. c. choloensis (Sclater, WL, 1927) s Malawi and Mt. Chiperone (wc Mozambique)

.

P. c. namuli (Vincent, 1933) Mt. Namuli (nc Mozambique)

.

Cossyphicula Grote, 1934

.

White-bellied Robin-Chat Cossyphicula roberti (Alexander, 1903) AF : c

.

C. r. roberti (Alexander, 1903) e Nigeria, w Cameroon, Bioko I.

.

C. r. rufescentior (Hartert, 1908) e DR Congo, sw Uganda and Rwanda

.

Cossypha Vigors, 1825

.

Mountain Robin-Chat Cossypha isabellae Gray, GR, 1862 AF : wc ENG Change  English name of Cossypha isabellae to Mountain Robin-Chat to follow Birds of Africa

.

C. i. batesi (Bannerman, 1922) e Nigeria and w Cameroon

.

C. i. isabellae Gray, GR, 1862 Mt. Cameroon (sw Cameroon)

.

Archer's Ground Robin Cossypha archeri Sharpe, 1902 AF : ec

.

C. a. archeri Sharpe, 1902 e DR Congo, sw Uganda, w Rwanda and w Burundi

.

C. a. kimbutui (Prigogine, 1955) Mt. Kabobo (e DR Congo)

.

Olive-flanked Ground Robin Cossypha anomala (Shelley, 1893) AF : se

.

C. a. grotei (Reichenow, 1932) e and s Tanzania

.

C. a. anomala (Shelley, 1893) Mt. Mulanje (s Malawi) and Mt. Namuli (n Mozambique)

.

C. a. macclounii (Shelley, 1903) sw Tanzania, n Malawi and ne Zambia

.

C. a. mbuluensis (Grant, CHB & Mackworth-Praed, 1937) nc Tanzania

.

Cape Robin-Chat Cossypha caffra (Linnaeus, 1771) AF : e, se, s

.

C. c. iolaema Reichenow, 1900 s Sudan to Malawi and n Mozambique

.

C. c. kivuensis Schouteden, 1937 sw Uganda and e DR Congo

.

C. c. caffra (Linnaeus, 1771) Zimbabwe and n, e and s South Africa

.

C. c. namaquensis Sclater, WL, 1911 s Namibia, w and c South Africa

.

White-throated Robin-Chat Cossypha humeralis (Smith, A, 1836) AF : se

.

Angolan Cave Chat Cossypha ansorgei (Hartert, 1907) AF : Angola

.

Grey-winged Robin-Chat Cossypha polioptera Reichenow, 1892 AF : w, c

.

C. p. polioptera Reichenow, 1892 s Sudan to w Kenya, nw Tanzania, s DR Congo, nw Zambia and Angola

.

C. p. nigriceps Reichenow, 1910 Sierra Leone and Liberia to c Cameroon

.

C. p. tessmanni Reichenow, 1921 e Cameroon

.

Blue-shouldered Robin-Chat Cossypha cyanocampter (Bonaparte, 1850) AF : w, c

.

C. c. cyanocampter (Bonaparte, 1850) sw Mali, e Guinea and Sierra Leone to Gabon

.

C. c. bartteloti Shelley, 1890 ne DR Congo, s Sudan, Uganda and w Kenya

.

Rüppell's Robin-Chat Cossypha semirufa (Rüppell, 1837) AF : e

.

C. s. semirufa (Rüppell, 1837) Eritrea, s and w Ethiopia, se Sudan and n Kenya

.

C. s. donaldsoni Sharpe, 1895 e Ethiopia and nw Somalia

.

C. s. intercedens (Cabanis, 1878) c and se Kenya, n Tanzania

.

White-browed Robin-Chat Cossypha heuglini Hartlaub, 1866 AF : c, e, s

.

C. h. subrufescens Barboza du Bocage, 1869 Gabon to w Angola

.

C. h. heuglini Hartlaub, 1866 s Chad and s Sudan south to e Angola, Botswana and n South Africa

.

C. h. intermedia (Cabanis, 1868) s Somalia along the coast to ne South Africa

.

Red-capped Robin-Chat Cossypha natalensis Smith, A, 1840 AF : c, e, s

.

C. n. larischi Meise, 1958 Nigeria to n Angola

.

C. n. intensa Mearns, 1913 se Central African Republic to s Somalia south to e Angola and ne South Africa

.

C. n. natalensis Smith, A, 1840 e South Africa

.

Chorister Robin-Chat Cossypha dichroa (Gmelin, JF, 1789) AF : South Africa

.

C. d. dichroa (Gmelin, JF, 1789) Swaziland and s South Africa

.

C. d. mimica Clancey, 1981 n South Africa

.

White-headed Robin-Chat Cossypha heinrichi Rand, 1955 AF : wc

.

Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat Cossypha niveicapilla (Lafresnaye, 1838) AF : w, c

.

White-crowned Robin-Chat Cossypha albicapillus (Vieillot, 1818) AF : w, c, e TAX Correct gender agreement; original specific epithet albicapillus is invariable. (N David, H&M corrigenda 2.1)

.

C. a. albicapillus (Vieillot, 1818) Senegal and Gambia to ne Guinea

.

C. a. giffardi Hartert, 1899 s Mali and n Ivory Coast to n Cameroon and s Chad

.

C. a. omoensis Sharpe, 1900 se Sudan and sw Ethiopia

.

Swynnertonia Roberts, 1922

.

Swynnerton's Robin Swynnertonia swynnertoni (Shelley, 1906) AF : se

.

S. s. swynnertoni (Shelley, 1906) e Zimbabwe and w Mozambique

.

S. s. rodgersi Jensen & Stuart, 1982 c Tanzania

.

Pogonocichla Cabanis, 1847

.

White-starred Robin Pogonocichla stellata (Vieillot, 1818) AF : e, se

.

P. s. pallidiflava Cunningham-van Someren & Schifter, 1981 s Sudan

.

P. s. intensa Sharpe, 1901 n and c Kenya, n Tanzania

.

P. s. ruwenzorii (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) ne DR Congo, sw Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi

.

P. s. elgonensis (Ogilvie-Grant, 1911) Mt. Elgon (Uganda - Kenya border)

.

P. s. guttifer (Reichenow & Neumann, 1895) Mt. Kilimanjaro (n Tanzania)

.

P. s. macarthuri van Someren, 1939 Chyulu Hills (se Kenya)

.

P. s. helleri Mearns, 1913 Taita Hills (se Kenya) and ne Tanzania

.

P. s. orientalis (Fischer, GA & Reichenow, 1884) w, e and s Tanzania, Malawi and n Mozambique

.

P. s. hygrica Clancey, 1969 w Mozambique

.

P. s. chirindensis (Roberts, 1914) e Zimbabwe

.

P. s. transvaalensis (Roberts, 1912) n South Africa

.

P. s. stellata (Vieillot, 1818) e and s South Africa

.

Stiphrornis Hartlaub, 1855

.

Forest Robin Stiphrornis erythrothorax Hartlaub, 1855 AF : w, c Africa AL Stiphrornis erythrothorax (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993) was previously split into S. erythrothorax, S. sanghensis, S. gabonensis and S. xanthogaster following Beresford and Cracraft (1999). Lumped pending needed revision. (Dowsett comm,  cf Schmidt et al. 2008)

.

S. e. erythrothorax Hartlaub, 1855 Sierra Leone to s Nigeria

.

S. e. pyrrholaemus Schmidt & Angehr, 2008 sw Gabon

.

S. e. gabonensis Sharpe, 1883 w Cameroon to w Gabon, Bioko I.

.

S. e. xanthogaster Sharpe, 1903 se Cameroon and ne Gabon to s Uganda

.

S. e. sanghensis Beresford & Cracraft, 1999 sw Central African Republic

.

Sheppardia Haagner, 1909

.

Bocage's Akalat Sheppardia bocagei (Finsch & Hartlaub, 1870) AF : sc ENG Change  English name of Sheppardia bocagei from Bocage's Robin to Bocage's Akalat to conform to current usage (Keith, Urban, Fry 1992, Dickinson 2003)

.

S. b. granti (Serle, 1949) se Nigeria and w Cameroon

.

S. b. poensis (Alexander, 1903) Bioko I.

.

S. b. kungwensis (Moreau, 1941) Mt. Kungwe (w Tanzania)

.

S. b. ilyai (Prigogine, 1987) e of Mt. Kungwe (w Tanzania)

.

S. b. kaboboensis (Prigogine, 1955) Mt. Kabobo (e DR Congo)

.

S. b. schoutedeni (Prigogine, 1952) e DR Congo

.

S. b. chapini (Benson, 1955) se DR Congo, sw Tanzania and n Zambia

.

S. b. bocagei (Finsch & Hartlaub, 1870) w Angola

.

Lowland Akalat Sheppardia cyornithopsis (Sharpe, 1901) AF : w, c

.

S. c. houghtoni Bannerman, 1931 Sierra Leone, s Guinea, Liberia and w Ivory Coast

.

S. c. cyornithopsis (Sharpe, 1901) s Cameroon and sw Central African Republic to Gabon and Congo

.

S. c. lopezi (Alexander, 1907) n and e DR Congo, w and s Uganda

.

Equatorial Akalat Sheppardia aequatorialis (Jackson, 1906) AF : e, c

.

S. a. acholiensis Macdonald, 1940 s Sudan

.

S. a. aequatorialis (Jackson, 1906) e DR Congo, s Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and w Kenya

.

Sharpe's Akalat Sheppardia sharpei (Shelley, 1903) AF : Tanzania, Malawi

.

S. s. usambarae Macdonald, 1940 e and ne Tanzania

.

S. s. sharpei (Shelley, 1903) s Tanzania, n Malawi and ne Zambia

.

East Coast Akalat Sheppardia gunningi Haagner, 1909 AF : e, se

.

S. g. sokokensis (van Someren, 1921) se Kenya and ne Tanzania

.

S. g. alticola Fjeldså, Roy & Kiure, 2000 e Tanzania

.

S. g. bensoni Kinnear, 1938 nc Malawi

.

S. g. gunningi Haagner, 1909 c Mozambique

.

Gabela Akalat Sheppardia gabela (Rand, 1957) AF : Angola

.

Rubeho Akalat Sheppardia aurantiithorax Beresford et al, 2004 AF : Tanzania

.

Usambara Akalat Sheppardia montana (Reichenow, 1907) AF : Tanzania

.

Iringa Akalat Sheppardia lowei (Grant, CHB & Mackworth-Praed, 1941) AF : Tanzania

.

Cichladusa Peters, W, 1863

.

Collared Palm Thrush Cichladusa arquata Peters, W, 1863 AF : e

.

Rufous-tailed Palm Thrush Cichladusa ruficauda (Hartlaub, 1857) AF : wc

.

Spotted Palm Thrush Cichladusa guttata (Heuglin, 1862) AF : e

.

C. g. guttata (Heuglin, 1862) s Sudan, ne DR Congo, Uganda and nw Kenya

.

C. g. intercalans Clancey, 1986 sw Ethiopia to c Kenya and c Tanzania

.

C. g. rufipennis Sharpe, 1901 s Somalia, e Kenya and ne Tanzania

.

Heinrichia Stresemann, 1931 PHY, SEQ Genus Heinrichia transferred from Turdidae to Muscicapidae/Saxicolinae (Sangster et al 2010, Zuccon & Ericson 2010; full revision of Muscicapidae to come)

.

Great Shortwing Heinrichia calligyna Stresemann, 1931 AU : Sulawesi

.

H. c. simplex Stresemann, 1931 n Sulawesi

.

H. c. calligyna Stresemann, 1931 sc Sulawesi

.

H. c. picta Stresemann, 1932 se Sulawesi

.

Leonardina Mearns, 1906

.

Bagobo Babbler Leonardina woodi (Mearns, 1905) OR : Philippines PHY, SEQ Genus Leonardina transferred from Pellorneidae to Muscicapidae/Saxicolinae (Sangster et al 2010, Zuccon & Ericson 2010)

.

Heteroxenicus Sharpe, 1902 PHY, SEQ Genus Heteroxenicus transferred from Turdidae to Muscicapidae/Saxicolinae (Sangster et al 2010, Zuccon & Ericson 2010)

.

Gould's Shortwing Heteroxenicus stellatus (Gould, 1868) OR : Himalayas to nw Vietnam PHY,TAX Separate Gould's Shortwing from Brachypteryx to Heteroxenicus (Rasmussen & Anderton 2005, Collar 2005); note gender agreement.

.

H. s. stellatus (Gould, 1868) c Himalayas to s China and ne Burma

.

H. s. fuscus (Delacour & Jabouille, 1930) nw Vietnam

.

Brachypteryx Horsfield, 1821 PHY, SEQ Genus Brachypteryx transferred from Turdidae to Muscicapidae/Saxicolinae (Sangster et al 2010, Zuccon & Ericson 2010; full revision of Muscicapidae to come)

.

Rusty-bellied Shortwing Brachypteryx hyperythra Blyth, 1861 OR : e Himalayas, ne India

.

Lesser Shortwing Brachypteryx leucophris (Temminck, 1828) OR : widespread, also Lesser Sundas TAX Correct spelling to leucophris based on the original description (H&M corrigenda 8)

.

B. l. nipalensis Moore, F, 1854 Himalayas to w and n Burma and sc China

.

B. l. carolinae La Touche, 1898 s and se China, e Burma, ne Thailand and n Indochina

.

B. l. langbianensis Delacour & Greenway, 1939 s Indochina

.

B. l. wrayi Ogilvie-Grant, 1906 c and s Malay Pen.

.

B. l. leucophris (Temminck, 1828) Sumatra, Java and the Lesser Sundas

.

White-browed Shortwing Brachypteryx montana Horsfield, 1821 OR : Himalayas to Philippines

.

B. m. cruralis (Blyth, 1843) c Himalayas and Burma to sc and s China, nw Thailand and n Indochina

.

B. m. sinensis Rickett, 1897 se China

.

B. m. goodfellowi Ogilvie-Grant, 1912 Taiwan

.

B. m. sillimani Ripley & Rabor, 1962 Palawan (w Philippines)

.

B. m. poliogyna Ogilvie-Grant, 1895 n Luzon (n Philippines)

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B. m. andersoni Rand & Rabor, 1967 s Luzon (n Philippines)

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B. m. mindorensis Hartert, 1916 Mindoro (nw Philippines)

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B. m. brunneiceps Ogilvie-Grant, 1896 Negros and Panay (wc Philippines)

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B. m. malindangensis Mearns, 1909 Mt. Malindang (Mindanao)

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B. m. mindanensis Mearns, 1905 Mt. Apo (Mindanao)

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B. m. erythrogyna Sharpe, 1888 n Borneo

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B. m. saturata Salvadori, 1879 Sumatra

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B. m. montana Horsfield, 1821 Java

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B. m. floris Hartert, 1897 Flores (Lesser Sundas)

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Vauriella Wolters, 1980 PHY, TAX Separate four species of Jungle Flycatchers from Rhinomyias to Vauriella (Sangster et al 2010)

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Eyebrowed Jungle Flycatcher Vauriella gularis (Sharpe, 1888) OR : Borneo

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V. g. gularis (Sharpe, 1888) mountains of Sabah (n Borneo)

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V. g. kamlae (Leh, 2005) Kelabit highlands in n Sarawak

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White-throated Jungle Flycatcher Vauriella albigularis (Bourns & Worcester, 1894) OR : Philippines

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White-browed Jungle Flycatcher Vauriella insignis (Ogilvie-Grant, 1895) OR : Philippines

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Slaty-backed Jungle Flycatcher Vauriella goodfellowi (Ogilvie-Grant, 1905) OR : Philippines

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Larvivora Hodgson 1837 PHY Separate 5 species from Luscinia to Larvivora (Sangster et al 2010)

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Indian Blue Robin Larvivora brunnea Hodgson, 1837 OR : Himalayas to c China

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L. b. brunnea Hodgson, 1837 e Afghanistan and the Himalayas to c China

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L. b. wickhami Baker, ECS, 1916 w Burma

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Siberian Blue Robin Larvivora cyane (Pallas, 1776) EU : e

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L. c. bochaiensis Shulpin, 1928 sc Siberia and n Mongolia

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L. c. cyane (Pallas, 1776) e Siberia, ne China and Korea

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L. c. nechaevi (Red'kin, 2006) Sakhalin, s Kuril and Japanese islands

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Rufous-tailed Robin Larvivora sibilans Swinhoe, 1863 EU : e

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Ryukyu Robin Larvivora komadori (Temminck, 1835) EU : islands s of Japan PHY,TAX Move Ryukyu Robin from Erithacus to Larvivora (Sangster et al 2010)

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L. k. komadori (Temminck, 1835) n Ryukyu Is.

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L. k. namiyei (Stejneger, 1886) Okinawa I.

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Japanese Robin Larvivora akahige (Temminck, 1835) EU : e PHY, TAX Move Japanese Robin from Erithacus to Larvivora (Sangster et al 2010)

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L. a. akahige (Temminck, 1835) Sakhalin, Kuril Is. and Japan

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L. a. tanensis (Kuroda, 1923) Izu Is. and islands off s Kyushu (s Japan)

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Rufous-headed Robin Larvivora ruficeps Hartert, 1907 EU : nc China PHY,TAX Move Rufous-headed Robin from Luscinia to Larvivora

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Luscinia Forster, T, 1817

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Bluethroat Luscinia svecica (Linnaeus, 1758) EU : widespread, also w Alaska

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L. s. svecica (Linnaeus, 1758) n Europe, n Asia, n Alaska and nw Canada

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L. s. namnetum Mayaud, 1934 sw and c France

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L. s. cyanecula (Meisner, 1804) Netherlands, e France and c Spain to Belarus and nw Ukraine

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L. s. volgae (Kleinschmidt, O, 1907) ne Ukraine, c and e European Russia

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L. s. magna (Zarudny & Loudon, 1904) e Turkey, the Caucasus and n Iran

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L. s. pallidogularis (Zarudny, 1897) Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan

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L. s. abbotti (Richmond, 1896) n Afghanistan, n Pakistan and the nw Himalayas

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L. s. saturatior (Sushkin, 1925) mountains of c Asia

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L. s. kobdensis (Tugarinov, 1929) w Mongolia and w China

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L. s. przevalskii (Tugarinov, 1929) c China

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White-bellied Redstart Luscinia phoenicuroides (Gray, JE & Gray, GR, 1847) OR : Himalayas to c China PHY, TAX Move White-bellied Redstart from monotypic Hodgsonius to Luscinia (Sangster et al 2010)

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L. p. phoenicuroides (Gray, JE & Gray, GR, 1847) Himalayas and w Burma

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L. p. ichangensis (Baker, ECS, 1922) ne and e Burma to c China and n Indochina

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Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia (Linnaeus, 1758) EU : n, c

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Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos Brehm, CL, 1831 EU : c, w

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L. m. megarhynchos Brehm, CL, 1831 w and c Europe to c Turkey and south to Jordan

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L. m. africana (Fischer, GA & Reichenow, 1884) e Turkey, the Caucasus and n and sw Iran

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L. m. golzii Cabanis, 1873 e Iran to Kazakhstan, sw Mongolia and nw China SSP L. m. golzii Cabanis, 1873 replaces L. m. hafizi Severtsov, 1873. Priority claimed for the latter is only speculative. Dickinson, 2008.

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Irania de Filippi, 1863

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White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis (Guérin-Méneville, 1843) EU : sc

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Calliope Gould 1836 PHY, TAX Move 4 species from Luscinia to Calliope (Sangster et al 2010)

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White-tailed Rubythroat Calliope pectoralis Gould, 1837 OR : Tien Shan to Himalayas, c China

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C. p. ballioni (Severtsov, 1873) mountains of c Asia and ne Afghanistan

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C. p. pectoralis Gould, 1837 e Afghanistan and nw Himalayas to c Nepal

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C. p. confusa (Hartert, 1910) Nepal to Bhutan

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C. p. tschebaiewi Przewalski, 1876 Kashmir, Tibet, c China and n Burma

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Siberian Rubythroat Calliope calliope (Pallas, 1776) EU : c, e

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C. c. calliope (Pallas, 1776) Siberia, n Mongolia, ne China and n Korea

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C. c. camtschatkensis (Gmelin, JF, 1789) Kamchatka, Commander and Kuril Is., n Japan

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C. c. beicki (Meise, 1937) nc China

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Firethroat Calliope pectardens David, 1871 EU : c China PHY,TAX Move Firethroat and Blackthroat from Luscinia to Calliope (Sangster et al 2010)

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Blackthroat Calliope obscura (Berezowski & Bianchi, 1891) EU : nc China AS see Alström et al 2013 re valid species status of Blackthroat vs Firethroat

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Myiomela Gray, GR, 1846 PHY Myiomela is sister to Tarsiger (Zuccon & Ericson 2010)

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White-tailed Robin Myiomela leucura (Hodgson, 1845) OR : Himalayas to Thailand and Taiwan

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M. l. leucura (Hodgson, 1845) c and e Himalayas to c China, c Indochina, Malay Pen. and Burma

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M. l. montium Swinhoe, 1864 Taiwan

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M. l. cambodiana (Delacour & Jabouille, 1928) se Thailand and Cambodia

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Sunda Robin Myiomela diana (Lesson, 1832) OR : Sumatra, Java

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M. d. sumatrana (Robinson & Kloss, 1918) Sumatra

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M. d. diana (Lesson, 1832) Java

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Nilgiri Blue Robin Myiomela major (Jerdon, 1844) OR : sw India ENG, TAX Change  English name of Brachypteryx major from White-bellied Shortwing to Nilgiri Blue Robin and relocated to genus Myiomela; erroneously placed in Brachypteryx.

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White-bellied Blue Robin Myiomela albiventris (Blanford, 1868) OR : sw India AS Myiomela albiventris is split from M. (Brachypteryx) major (Rasmussen & Anderton 2005); see also Robin et al 2010

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Tarsiger Hodgson, 1845

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White-browed Bush Robin Tarsiger indicus (Vieillot, 1817) OR : Himalayas to sc China, Taiwan

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T. i. indicus (Vieillot, 1817) c and e Himalayas

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T. i. yunnanensis Rothschild, 1922 n Burma, s China and n Vietnam

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T. i. formosanus Hartert, 1910 Taiwan

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Rufous-breasted Bush Robin Tarsiger hyperythrus (Blyth, 1847) OR : Himalayas to sc China

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Collared Bush Robin Tarsiger johnstoniae (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) OR : Taiwan

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Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus (Pallas, 1773) EU : n Eurasia from Finland to Japan

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Himalayan Bluetail Tarsiger rufilatus (Hodgson, 1845) OR : w Himalayas to c China AS Tarsiger rufilatus is split from T. cyanurus (Rasmussen & Anderton 2005)

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Golden Bush Robin Tarsiger chrysaeus Hodgson, 1845 OR : Himalayas to c China

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T. c. whistleri Ticehurst, 1922 nw Himalayas

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T. c. chrysaeus Hodgson, 1845 c and e Himalayas to c China and n Burma

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Enicurus Temminck, 1822

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Little Forktail Enicurus scouleri Vigors, 1832 OR : Himalayas to e China and nw Vietnam, Taiwan

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Sunda Forktail Enicurus velatus Temminck, 1822 OR : Sumatra, Java

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E. v. sumatranus Robinson & Kloss, 1923 Sumatra

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E. v. velatus Temminck, 1822 Java

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Chestnut-naped Forktail Enicurus ruficapillus Temminck, 1832 OR : Malay Peninsula, Borneo, Sumatra

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Black-backed Forktail Enicurus immaculatus (Hodgson, 1836) OR : Himalayas to nw Thailand

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Slaty-backed Forktail Enicurus schistaceus (Hodgson, 1836) OR : Himalayas through Southeast Asia

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White-crowned Forktail Enicurus leschenaulti (Vieillot, 1818) OR : ne India through Southeast Asia to Java

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E. l. indicus Hartert, 1910 ne India and Burma to s China, Indochina and Thailand

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E. l. sinensis Gould, 1866 c and e China, Hainan I.

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E. l. frontalis Blyth, 1847 c and s Malay Pen., Sumatra and lowland Borneo

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E. l. chaseni Meyer de Schauensee, 1940 Batu I. (off w Sumatra)

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E. l. leschenaulti (Vieillot, 1818) Java and Bali

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Bornean Forktail Enicurus borneensis Sharpe, 1889 OR : highland Borneo AS Effectively sympatric with (lowland) E.l. frontalis; other members of this species complex are species candidates (Moyle et al. 2005, Collar and Pilgrim 2007).

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Spotted Forktail Enicurus maculatus Vigors, 1831 OR : e Afghanistan to sc Vietnam

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E. m. maculatus Vigors, 1831 e Afghanistan, w and c Himalayas

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E. m. guttatus Gould, 1866 e Himalayas, Burma and sw China

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E. m. bacatus Bangs & Phillips, JC, 1914 se China and n Indochina

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E. m. robinsoni Baker, ECS, 1922 sc Vietnam

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Myophonus Temminck, 1822 PHY, SEQ Genus Myophonus transferred from Turdidae to Muscicapidae/Saxicolinae (Sangster et al 2010, Zuccon & Ericson 2010).

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Sri Lanka Whistling Thrush Myophonus blighi (Holdsworth, 1872) OR : Sri Lanka

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Shiny Whistling Thrush Myophonus melanurus (Salvadori, 1879) OR : Sumatra

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Javan Whistling Thrush Myophonus glaucinus (Temminck, 1823) OR : Java ENG Change  English name of Myophonus glaucinus from Sunda Whistling Thrush to Javan Whistling Thrush with split of M.borneensis

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Bornean Whistling Thrush Myophonus borneensis Slater, 1885 OR : Borneo AS Myophonus borneensis is split from M. glaucinus (Collar 2004); BLI recognizes

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Brown-winged Whistling Thrush Myophonus castaneus Ramsay, RGW, 1880 OR : Sumatra

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Malayan Whistling Thrush Myophonus robinsoni Ogilvie-Grant, 1905 OR : w Malaysia

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Malabar Whistling Thrush Myophonus horsfieldii Vigors, 1831 OR : s India

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Taiwan Whistling Thrush Myophonus insularis Gould, 1863 OR : Taiwan

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Blue Whistling Thrush Myophonus caeruleus (Scopoli, 1786) OR : widespread, also c, sc Asia

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M. c. temminckii Vigors, 1831 mountains of central Asia to wc China and ne Burma

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M. c. caeruleus (Scopoli, 1786) c and e China

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M. c. eugenei Hume, 1873 c Burma to e Thailand, s China and n and c Indochina

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M. c. crassirostris Robinson, 1910 se Thailand, Cambodia and n and c Malay Pen.

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M. c. dichrorhynchus Salvadori, 1879 s Malay Pen. and Sumatra

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M. c. flavirostris (Horsfield, 1821) Java

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Cinclidium Blyth, 1842

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Blue-fronted Robin Cinclidium frontale Blyth, 1842 OR : Nepal to Southeast Asia

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C. f. frontale Blyth, 1842 Nepal to Bhutan

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C. f. orientale (Delacour & Jabouille, 1930) ne India to sc China and n Indochina

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Ficedula Brisson, 1760

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European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca (Pallas, 1764) EU : c, w

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F. h. hypoleuca (Pallas, 1764) w and n Europe to the Ural Mts.

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F. h. iberiae (Witherby, 1928) Iberian Pen.

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F. h. sibirica (Khakhlov, 1915) w and sc Siberia

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Atlas Pied Flycatcher Ficedula speculigera (Bonaparte, 1850) AF : nw, w

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Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis (Temminck, 1815) EU : c, se Europe

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Semicollared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata (Homeyer, 1885) EU : sc

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Yellow-rumped Flycatcher Ficedula zanthopygia (Hay, 1845) EU : e

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Narcissus Flycatcher Ficedula narcissina (Temminck, 1836) EU : e

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F. n. narcissina (Temminck, 1836) Sakhalin, Kuril Is. and Japan (except Ryukyu Is.)

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F. n. owstoni (Bangs, 1901) Ryukyu Is. (s Japan)

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Green-backed Flycatcher Ficedula elisae (Weigold, 1922) EU : ne China ENG Change  English name of Ficedula elisae from incorrect Chinese Flycatcher to Green-backed Flycatcher

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Mugimaki Flycatcher Ficedula mugimaki (Temminck, 1836) EU : e

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Slaty-backed Flycatcher Ficedula hodgsonii (Verreaux, J, 1871) OR : Himalayas to e India and Southeast Asia TAX See Zuccon (2011) regarding transfer of Slaty-backed Flycatcher to Ficedula and its correct species name

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Rufous-chested Flycatcher Ficedula dumetoria (Wallace, 1864) OR : Malay Peninsula, Java, Sumatra, Borneo, also Lesser Sundas

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F. d. dumetoria (Wallace, 1864) Java and Lesser Sundas

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F. d. muelleri (Sharpe, 1879) Malay Pen., Sumatra and Borneo

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Tanimbar Flycatcher Ficedula riedeli (Büttikofer, 1886) AU : Tanimbar Is AS Ficedula riedeli is split from F.dumetoria (Rufous-chested Flycatcher)(Outlaw & Voelker 2006)

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Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher Ficedula strophiata (Hodgson, 1837) OR : Himalayas to n, c China and s Vietnam

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F. s. strophiata (Hodgson, 1837) Himalayas to c and s China and w and n Burma

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F. s. fuscogularis (Baker, ECS, 1923) s Laos and c Vietnam

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Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva (Bechstein, 1792) EU : w, c

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Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla (Pallas, 1811) EU : c, e

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Kashmir Flycatcher Ficedula subrubra (Hartert & Steinbacher, 1934) OR : n India

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Snowy-browed Flycatcher Ficedula hyperythra (Blyth, 1843) OR : widespread

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F. h. hyperythra (Blyth, 1843) c Himalayas to sc China, n and c Indochina, n Thailand and Burma

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F. h. annamensis (Robinson & Kloss, 1919) sc Vietnam

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F. h. innexa (Swinhoe, 1866) Taiwan

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F. h. sumatrana (Hachisuka, 1926) Malay Pen., Sumatra and n Borneo

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F. h. mjobergi (Hartert, 1925) nw Borneo

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F. h. vulcani (Robinson, 1918) Java, Bali and w Lesser Sundas

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F. h. clarae (Mayr, 1944) Timor (Lesser Sundas)

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F. h. audacis (Hartert, 1906) Babar I. (e of Timor)

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F. h. rara (Salomonsen, 1977) Palawan (w Philippines)

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F. h. calayensis (McGregor, 1921) Calayan (n Philippines)

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F. h. luzoniensis (Ogilvie-Grant, 1894) Luzon (n Philippines)

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F. h. mindorensis (Hachisuka, 1935) Mindoro (nw Philippines)

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F. h. nigrorum (Whitehead, J, 1897) Negros (wc Philippines)

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F. h. montigena (Mearns, 1905) Mt. Apo, Mt. Katanglad and Mt McKinley (c Mindanao in s Philippines)

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F. h. matutumensis Kennedy, 1987 Mt. Busa and Mt. Matutum (s Mindanao in s Philippines)

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F. h. daggayana Meyer de Schauensee & duPont, 1962 Misamis Oriental province (nc Mindanao in s Philippines)

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F. h. malindangensis Rand & Rabor, 1957 Mt. Malindang (nw Mindanao ins Philippines)

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F. h. jugosae (Riley, 1921) c, se and s Sulawesi

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F. h. annalisa (Stresemann, 1931) n Sulawesi

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F. h. negroides (Stresemann, 1914) Seram (s Moluccas)

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F. h. pallidipectus (Hartert, 1903) Bacan (off sw Halmahera in the Moluccas)

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F. h. alifura (Stresemann, 1912) Buru (s Moluccas)

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Little Slaty Flycatcher Ficedula basilanica (Sharpe, 1877) OR : Philippines

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F. b. samarensis (Bourns & Worcester, 1894) ec Philippines

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F. b. basilanica (Sharpe, 1877) s Philippines

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Rufous-throated Flycatcher Ficedula rufigula (Wallace, 1865) AU : Sulawesi

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Cinnamon-chested Flycatcher Ficedula buruensis (Hartert, 1899) AU : s Moluccas

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F. b. buruensis (Hartert, 1899) Buru

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F. b. ceramensis (Ogilvie-Grant, 1910) Seram

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F. b. siebersi (Hartert, 1924) Kai Besar

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Damar Flycatcher Ficedula henrici (Hartert, 1899) AU : Damar Island

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Sumba Flycatcher Ficedula harterti (Siebers, 1928) AU : Sumba

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Palawan Flycatcher Ficedula platenae (Blasius, W, 1888) OR : Philippines

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Cryptic Flycatcher Ficedula crypta (Vaurie, 1951) OR : Philippines

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Furtive Flycatcher Ficedula disposita (Ripley & Marshall, JT Jr, 1967) OR : Philippines

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Lompobattang Flycatcher Ficedula bonthaina (Hartert, 1896) AU : Sulawesi

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Little Pied Flycatcher Ficedula westermanni (Sharpe, 1888) OR : widespread, also Sulawesi and Lesser Sundas

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F. w. collini (Rothschild, 1925) w and c Himalayas

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F. w. australorientis (Ripley, 1952) e Himalayas to sc China, n Indochina, Thailand and Burma

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F. w. langbianis (Kloss, 1927) s Laos and sc Vietnam

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F. w. westermanni (Sharpe, 1888) Malay Pen., n Sumatra, Borneo, Mindanao (s Philippines), Sulawesi (except s) and Moluccas

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F. w. rabori (Ripley, 1952) n and c Philippines

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F. w. palawanensis (Ripley & Rabor, 1962) w Philippines

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F. w. hasselti (Finsch, 1898) s Sumatra, Java, Bali, s Sulawesi and w and c Lesser Sundas

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F. w. mayri (Ripley, 1952) e Lesser Sundas

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Ultramarine Flycatcher Ficedula superciliaris (Jerdon, 1840) OR : e Afghanistan to s China, c India and Southeast Asia

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F. s. superciliaris (Jerdon, 1840) e Afghanistan to c Himalayas

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F. s. aestigma (Gray, JE & Gray, GR, 1847) e Himalayas to sc China

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Slaty-blue Flycatcher Ficedula tricolor (Hodgson, 1845) OR : Himalayas to Thailand

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F. t. tricolor (Hodgson, 1845) w and c Himalayas

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F. t. minuta (Hume, 1872) e Himalayas and se Tibet

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F. t. cerviniventris (Sharpe, 1879) ne India and w Burma

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F. t. diversa Vaurie, 1953 c China to n Vietnam and n Burma

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Sapphire Flycatcher Ficedula sapphira (Blyth, 1843) OR : Himalayas to c China and c Laos

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F. s. sapphira (Blyth, 1843) e Himalayas to sc China and n Burma

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F. s. laotiana (Delacour & Greenway, 1939) s China and n Indochina

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F. s. tienchuanensis Cheng, 1964 nc and c China

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Black-and-orange Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa (Jerdon, 1839) OR : sw India

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Black-banded Flycatcher Ficedula timorensis (Hellmayr, 1919) AU : Timor

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Muscicapella Bianchi, 1907

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Pygmy Flycatcher Muscicapella hodgsoni (Moore, F, 1854) OR : Himalayas to Sumatra and Borneo PHY, TAX Pygmy Flycatcher may belong in Ficedula, which will require resolution of nomenclature issues (Outlaw and Voelker 2006, TIF)

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M. h. hodgsoni (Moore, F, 1854) c and e Himalayas to s China and c Indochina

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M. h. sondaica (Robinson & Kloss, 1923) Malay Pen., Sumatra and Borneo

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Phoenicurus Forster, T, 1817

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Przevalski's Redstart Phoenicurus alaschanicus (Przewalski, 1876) EU : nc China

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Eversmann's Redstart Phoenicurus erythronotus (Eversmann, 1841) EU : c Asia

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Blue-capped Redstart Phoenicurus coeruleocephala (Vigors, 1831) EU : e Afghanistan to c Himalayas

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Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros (Gmelin, SG, 1774) EU, OR : w EU to c China

.

P. o. gibraltariensis (Gmelin, JF, 1789) Europe and nw Africa

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P. o. ochruros (Gmelin, SG, 1774) Turkey to the Caucasus and nw Iran

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P. o. semirufus (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833) w Syria, Lebanon and ne Israel

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P. o. phoenicuroides (Moore, F, 1854) ne Iran and Turkmenistan to nw Pakistan north to se Kazakhstan, nw China, sc Siberia and w Mongolia

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P. o. rufiventris (Vieillot, 1818) Central Himalayas to c China

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Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus (Linnaeus, 1758) EU : c, w, also nw Africa

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P. p. phoenicurus (Linnaeus, 1758) Europe and n Africa to c Asia

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P. p. samamisicus (Hablizl, 1783) the Balkans and Greece to Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Iran

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Hodgson's Redstart Phoenicurus hodgsoni (Moore, F, 1854) OR : Himalayas to c China

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White-throated Redstart Phoenicurus schisticeps (Gray, JE & Gray, GR, 1847) EU : Himalayas to c China

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Daurian Redstart Phoenicurus auroreus (Pallas, 1776) EU : c, e

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P. a. leucopterus Blyth, 1843 e Himalayas to c and e China

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P. a. auroreus (Pallas, 1776) sc Siberia and Mongolia to Korea and ne China

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Moussier's Redstart Phoenicurus moussieri (Olphe-Galliard, 1852) AF : nw

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Güldenstädt's Redstart Phoenicurus erythrogastrus (Güldenstädt, 1775) EU : sc, ec

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P. e. erythrogastrus (Güldenstädt, 1775) Greater Caucasus Mt.

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P. e. grandis (Gould, 1850) e Afghanistan to sc Siberia, w Mongolia and nw and c China

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Blue-fronted Redstart Phoenicurus frontalis Vigors, 1831 OR : e Afghanistan to c China

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Plumbeous Water Redstart Phoenicurus fuliginosus Vigors, 1831 OR : e Afghanistan to e China, Taiwan PHY, TAX Move Plumbeous Water Redstart and Luzon Water Redstart from Rhyacornis to Phoenicurus (Voelker 2010, Sangster et al 2010)

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P. f. fuliginosus Vigors, 1831 e Afghanistan to ne and e China, Indochina and nw Thailand

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P. f. affinis (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) Taiwan

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Luzon Water Redstart Phoenicurus bicolor (Ogilvie-Grant, 1894) OR : Philippines

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White-capped Redstart Phoenicurus leucocephalus Vigors, 1831 EU : c, e, also to c Laos PHY,TAX Move White-capped Redstart from Chaimarrornis to Phoenicurus (Sangster et al 2010)

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Monticola Boie, F, 1822

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White-winged Cliff Chat Monticola semirufus (Rüppell, 1837) AF : Ethiopia, Eritrea

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Cape Rock Thrush Monticola rupestris (Vieillot, 1818) AF : s

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Sentinel Rock Thrush Monticola explorator (Vieillot, 1818) AF : s

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M. e. explorator (Vieillot, 1818) e and s South Africa

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M. e. tenebriformis Clancey, 1952 Lesotho to s Mozambique

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Short-toed Rock Thrush Monticola brevipes (Waterhouse, 1838) AF : s TAX Short-toed Rock Thrush includes pretoriae as subspecies

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M. b. brevipes (Waterhouse, 1838) w Angola, Namibia and nw South Africa

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M. b. pretoriae Gunning & Roberts, 1911 se Botswana, c South Africa

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Miombo Rock Thrush Monticola angolensis Sousa, 1888 AF : s

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M. a. angolensis Sousa, 1888 Angola and s DR Congo to Rwanda, Tanzania and n Zambia

.

M. a. hylophilus Clancey, 1965 s Zambia, w Malawi, w Mozambique and Zimbabwe

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Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1766) EU : s Europe to sc China, also nw Africa ENG Restore English name of Monticola saxatilis to better established Common Rock Thrush (2.9)

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Little Rock Thrush Monticola rufocinereus (Rüppell, 1837) AF : e, also w Arabian Peninsula

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M. r. rufocinereus (Rüppell, 1837) Eritrea, Ethiopia and n Somalia to Kenya and ne Tanzania

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M. r. sclateri Hartert, 1917 w Saudi Arabia

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Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius (Linnaeus, 1758) EU, OR : widespread, also nw Africa

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M. s. solitarius (Linnaeus, 1758) nw Africa, sw and sc Europe, n Turkey to Georgia and Azerbaijan

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M. s. longirostris (Blyth, 1847) Greece and w and s Turkey through the Middle East to the nw Himalayas

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M. s. pandoo (Sykes, 1832) c Himalayas to e China and nw Vietnam

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M. s. philippensis (Statius Müller, 1776) e Mongolia to Sakhalin south to Japan, extreme n Philippines and ne China

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M. s. madoci Chasen, 1940 Malay Pen. and n Sumatra

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Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush Monticola rufiventris (Jardine & Selby, 1833) OR : Himalayas through Southeast Asia

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Blue-capped Rock Thrush Monticola cinclorhynchus (Vigors, 1831) OR : Afghanistan to Burma and s India

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White-throated Rock Thrush Monticola gularis (Swinhoe, 1863) EU : nc, ne

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Littoral Rock Thrush Monticola imerina (Hartlaub, 1860) AF : Madagascar TAX Merge species of Madagascar rock thrushes (Pseudocossyphus) into Monticola (Outlaw et al 2007, Collar 2005I)

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Forest Rock Thrush Monticola sharpei (Gray, GR, 1871) AF : Madagascar TAX Recent papers do not support previous splits of Amber Mountain Rock Thrush or Benson's Rock Thrush, now included in Forest Rock Thrush (Outlaw et al 2007, Zuccon and Ericson 2010)

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M. s. salomonseni Farkas, 1973 ec Madagascar

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M. s. erythronotus Lavauden, 1929 extreme n Madagascar

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M. s. sharpei (Gray, GR, 1871) e Madagascar

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M. s. bensoni Farkas, 1971 sw Madagascar

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Saxicola Bechstein, 1802

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Whinchat Saxicola rubetra (Linnaeus, 1758) EU : w

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White-browed Bush Chat Saxicola macrorhynchus (Stoliczka, 1872) OR : nw India, formerly Afghanistan and Pakistan

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White-throated Bush Chat Saxicola insignis Gray, JE & Gray, GR, 1847 EU : c

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Canary Islands Stonechat Saxicola dacotiae (Meade-Waldo, 1889) AF : Canary Islands ENG Change  English name of Saxicola dacotiae to Canary Islands Stonechat to conform to prevailing usage and documentation that it is imbedded in the phylogeny of 'stonechats' (Zink et al 2009).

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S. d. dacotiae (Meade-Waldo, 1889) Fuerteventura I.

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S. d. murielae Bannerman, 1913 Allegranza I.

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European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola (Linnaeus, 1766) EU : w, s Europe, n Africa AS Saxicola rubicola is split from S.torquatus (Wittmann et al. 1995, Wink et al. 2002); under review by BLI.

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S. r. hibernans (Hartert, 1910) Ireland, Britain, w France and Portugal

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S. r. rubicola (Linnaeus, 1766) w, c and s Europe, nw Africa and Turkey to the Caucasus

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Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus (Pallas, 1773) EU : e Caucasus, se Turkey and w Iran. c Siberia, c Asia, the Himalayas and w, c China; AS Saxicola maurus is split from S.torquatus (Wittmann et al. 1995, Wink et al. 2002); BOU does not recognize pending resolution of status of Chinese subspecies przewalskii

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S. m. hemprichii Ehrenberg, 1833 e Ukraine and n Azerbaijan to nw, n shores of Caspian Sea. SSP S. m. variegatus should not be applied to the population of Siberian Stonechat breeding north of the Caucasus. S. m. hemprichii is the oldest available name for this population. Svensson et al 2012.

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S. m. variegatus (Gmelin, SG, 1774) se Turkey and Transcaucasia to n, w Iran SSP S. m. variegatus is more appropriately applied to the population in eastern Turkey, Transcaucasia and n, w Iran than the population north of the Caucasus. S. m. armenicus becomes a junior synonym. Svensson et al 2012.

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S. m. maurus (Pallas, 1773) e Finland and n and e European Russia to Mongolia and Pakistan

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S. m. indicus (Blyth, 1847) nw and c Himalayas

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S. m. przewalskii (Pleske, 1889) Tibet to c China, n Burma

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Stejneger's Stonechat Saxicola stejnegeri (Parrot, 1908) EU : e Siberia and e Mongolia to Korea and Japan .

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African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus (Linnaeus, 1766) AF : SW Arabian Peninsula, sub-Saharan Africa ENG Change  English name of nominate Saxicola torquatus from European Stonechat to African Stonechat, with split of S.rubicola and S.maurus."Stonechat" is traditionally spelled as one word, not two words

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S. t. felix Bates, 1936 sw Saudi Arabia and w Yemen

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S. t. albofasciatus Rüppell, 1840 se Sudan and ne Uganda to c Ethiopia

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S. t. jebelmarrae Lynes, 1920 e Chad and w Sudan

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S. t. moptanus Bates, 1932 Senegal and s Mali

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S. t. nebularum Bates, 1930 Sierra Leone and w Ivory Coast

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S. t. axillaris (Shelley, 1885) e DR Congo, Kenya, n and w Tanzania

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S. t. promiscuus Hartert, 1922 s Tanzania to e Zimbabwe and w Mozambique

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S. t. salax (Verreaux, J & Verreaux, E, 1851) e Nigeria to nw Angola, Bioko I.

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S. t. stonei Bowen, 1931 e and s Angola to sw Tanzania south to n South Africa and Botswana

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S. t. clanceyi Courtenay-Latimer, 1961 coastal w South Africa

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S. t. torquatus (Linnaeus, 1766) c South Africa

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S. t. oreobates Clancey, 1956 Lesotho

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S. t. voeltzkowi Grote, 1926 Grand Comoro

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Madagascan Stonechat Saxicola sibilla (Linnaeus, 1766) AF : Madagascar

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S. s. sibilla (Linnaeus, 1766) Madagascar except n and c

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S. s. tsaratananae Milon, 1950 n Madagascar

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S. s. ankaratrae Salomonsen, 1934 c Madagascar

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Reunion Stonechat Saxicola tectes (Gmelin, JF, 1789) IO : La Réunion

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White-tailed Stonechat Saxicola leucurus (Blyth, 1847) OR : Pakistan, n India

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Pied Bush Chat Saxicola caprata (Linnaeus, 1766) EU, OR, AU : ne Iran through Southeast Asia to New Guinea

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S. c. rossorum (Hartert, 1910) ne Iran to sc Kazakhstan and Afghanistan

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S. c. bicolor Sykes, 1832 se Iran, Pakistan and n India

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S. c. burmanicus Baker, ECS, 1922 c and se India to Burma, s China, Thailand and Indochina

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S. c. nilgiriensis Whistler, 1940 sw India

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S. c. atratus (Blyth, 1851) Sri Lanka

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S. c. caprata (Linnaeus, 1766) n Philippines

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S. c. randi Parkes, 1960 c Philippines

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S. c. anderseni Salomonsen, 1953 e and s Philippines

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S. c. fruticola Horsfield, 1821 Java to Alor I. (c Lesser Sundas)

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S. c. pyrrhonotus (Vieillot, 1818) e Lesser Sundas

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S. c. francki Rensch, 1931 Sumba I. (s Lesser Sundas)

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S. c. albonotatus (Stresemann, 1912) Sulawesi and Selayar I. (s of Sulawesi)

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S. c. cognatus Mayr, 1944 Babar I. (e Lesser Sundas)

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S. c. aethiops (Sclater, PL, 1880) n New Guinea, Bismarck Arch.

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S. c. belensis Rand, 1940 wc New Guinea

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S. c. wahgiensis Mayr & Gilliard, 1951 e New Guinea

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Jerdon's Bush Chat Saxicola jerdoni (Blyth, 1867) OR : n India to n Thailand

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Grey Bush Chat Saxicola ferreus Gray, JE & Gray, GR, 1847 OR : Himalayas to e China and nw Vietnam

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White-bellied Bush Chat Saxicola gutturalis (Vieillot, 1818) AU : Lesser Sundas

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S. g. gutturalis (Vieillot, 1818) Timor

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S. g. luctuosus Bonaparte, 1850 Semau (off sw Timor)

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Campicoloides Roberts, 1922

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Buff-streaked Chat Campicoloides bifasciatus (Temminck, 1829) AF : South Africa PHY, TAX Separate Buff-streaked Chat to Campicoloides sister to Emarginata (Collar 2005, Outlaw et al 2010, Aliabadian et al 2012)

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Emarginata Shelley, 1896 PHY, TAX Emarginata has priority over Cercomela for these three species of chats not moved to Oenanthe (Outlaw et al 2009, Aliabadian et al 2012)

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Sickle-winged Chat Emarginata sinuata (Sundevall, 1858) AF : s

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E. s. hypernephela (Clancey, 1956) Lesotho

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E. s. ensifera (Clancey, 1958) s Namibia, w and c South Africa

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E. s. sinuata (Sundevall, 1858) s South Africa

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Karoo Chat Emarginata schlegelii (Wahlberg, 1855) AF : sw

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E. s. benguellensis (Sclater, WL, 1928) sw Angola and nw Namibia

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E. s. schlegelii (Wahlberg, 1855) coastal Namibia

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E. s. namaquensis (Sclater, WL, 1928) s Namibia and nw South Africa

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E. s. pollux (Hartlaub, 1866) w and c South Africa

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Tractrac Chat Emarginata tractrac (Wilkes, 1817) AF : sw

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E. t. hoeschi (Niethammer, 1955) sw Angola and nw Namibia

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E. t. albicans (Wahlberg, 1855) w Namibia

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E. t. barlowi (Roberts, 1937) s Namibia

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E. t. nebulosa (Clancey, 1962) sw Namibia

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E. t. tractrac (Wilkes, 1817) w South Africa

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Pinarochroa Sundevall, 1872 PHY, TAX Separate Moorland Chat from other species of Cercomela/Oenanthe to Pinarochroa (Outlaw et al 2010, Aliabadian et al 2012)

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Moorland Chat Pinarochroa sordida (Rüppell, 1837) AF : e

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P. s. sordida (Rüppell, 1837) Ethiopia

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P. s. ernesti Sharpe, 1900 Uganda and Kenya

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P. s. olimotiensis Elliott, HFI, 1945 Crater Highlands (n Tanzania)

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P. s. hypospodia Shelley, 1885 Mt. Kilimanjaro (n Tanzania)

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Thamnolaea Cabanis, 1850

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Mocking Cliff Chat Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris (Lafresnaye, 1836) AF : w, e, s

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T. c. kordofanensis Wettstein, 1916 c Sudan

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T. c. albiscapulata (Rüppell, 1837) n Eritrea, n, c and e Ethiopia

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T. c. subrufipennis Reichenow, 1887 se Sudan and sw Ethiopia south to Zambia and Malawi

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T. c. odica Clancey, 1962 e Zimbabwe

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T. c. cinnamomeiventris (Lafresnaye, 1836) e Botswana, e South Africa, w Swaziland and Lesotho

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T. c. autochthones Clancey, 1952 s Mozambique, ne South Africa and e Swaziland

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White-crowned Cliff Chat Thamnolaea coronata Reichenow, 1902 AF : wc

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T. c. cavernicola Bates, 1933 c Mali

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T. c. bambarae Bates, 1928 s Mauritania, e Senegal and sw Mali

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T. c. coronata Reichenow, 1902 n Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso to w Sudan

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Myrmecocichla Cabanis, 1850

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Sooty Chat Myrmecocichla nigra (Vieillot, 1818) AF : w, c

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Anteater Chat Myrmecocichla aethiops Cabanis, 1850 AF : e, c, w

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M. a. aethiops Cabanis, 1850 Senegal and Gambia to Chad and n Cameroon

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M. a. sudanensis Lynes, 1920 wc and c Sudan

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M. a. cryptoleuca Sharpe, 1891 w and c Kenya to n Tanzania

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Congo Moor Chat Myrmecocichla tholloni (Oustalet, 1886) AF : wc

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Ant-eating Chat Myrmecocichla formicivora (Wilkes, 1817) AF : s

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Rüppell's Black Chat Myrmecocichla melaena (Rüppell, 1837) AF : Ethiopia, Eritrea

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Mountain Wheatear Myrmecocichla monticola (Vieillot, 1818) AF : sw PHY, TAX Move Mountain Wheatear from Oenanthe to Myrmecocichla (Outlaw et al 2009, Sangster et al 2010, Aliabadian et al. (2012)

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M. m. albipileata (Barboza du Bocage, 1867) sw Angola

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M. m. nigricauda (Traylor, 1961) w Angola

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M. m. atmorii (Tristram, 1869) w Namibia

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M. m. monticola (Vieillot, 1818) s Namibia and South Africa

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Arnot's Chat Myrmecocichla arnotti (Tristram, 1869) AF : sc PHY TAX Move Arnot's Chat from Pentholaea to Myrmecocichla (Aliabadian et al 2012)

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M. a. arnotti (Tristram, 1869) Rwanda and Burundi to Zambia, c Mozambique and ne South Africa

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M. a. harterti Neunzig, 1926 Angola

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Ruaha Chat Myrmecocichla collaris Reichenow, 1882 AF : w Tanzania, e Rwanda, Burundi, n Zambia and e DR Congo AS Ruaha Chat Myrmecocichla (Pentholaea) collaris is split from Arnot's Chat M. arnotti (Glen et al 2010, Aliabadian et al 2012)

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Oenanthe Vieillot, 1816

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Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe (Linnaeus, 1758) EU : widespread, also n NA, nw Africa

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O. o. leucorhoa (Gmelin, JF, 1789) ne Canada, Greenland and Iceland

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O. o. oenanthe (Linnaeus, 1758) n and c Europe through n Asia to e Siberia and nw North America

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O. o. libanotica (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833) s Europe through the Middle East and sw Asia to Mongolia and nw China

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O. o. seebohmi (Dixon, 1882) nw Africa

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Capped Wheatear Oenanthe pileata (Gmelin, JF, 1789) AF : sc, s

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O. p. neseri Macdonald, 1952 s Angola, Namibia, w Botswana, nw South Africa

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O. p. livingstonii (Tristram, 1868) c Kenya to ne South Africa and e Botswana

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O. p. pileata (Gmelin, JF, 1789) sw Namibia, South Africa except nw, ne

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Red-breasted Wheatear Oenanthe bottae (Bonaparte, 1854) EU, AF : s Arabian Peninsula, Ethiopia

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O. b. bottae (Bonaparte, 1854) sw Saudi Arabia and Yemen

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O. b. frenata (Heuglin, 1869) Eritrea and Ethiopia

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Heuglin's Wheatear Oenanthe heuglini (Finsch & Hartlaub, 1870) AF : w, c, e

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Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina (Temminck, 1829) EU : sw, s

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Hooded Wheatear Oenanthe monacha (Temminck, 1825) EU : e Egypt to sw Pakistan

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Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti (Temminck, 1825) EU : sc, c, also n Africa

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O. d. homochroa (Tristram, 1859) n Africa

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O. d. deserti (Temminck, 1825) ne Egypt through the Middle East to Mongolia, and Afghanistan

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O. d. oreophila (Oberholser, 1900) Himalayas, Tibet and w China

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Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica (Linnaeus, 1758) EU : sw

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O. h. hispanica (Linnaeus, 1758) sw and sc Europe, nw Africa

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O. h. melanoleuca (Güldenstädt, 1775) sc and se Europe through the Middle East to Iran and Kazakhstan PS Aliabadian et al 2012 treat O. h. melanoleuca as a valid species

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Cyprus Wheatear Oenanthe cypriaca (Homeyer, 1884) EU : Cyprus

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Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka (Lepechin, 1770) EU : sc

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White-fronted Black Chat Oenanthe albifrons (Rüppell, 1837) AF : w, c, e PHY, TAX Restore White-fronted Black Chat from Pentholaea to Oenanthe (Sangster et al 2010, Aliabadian et al 2012, cf Collar 2005)

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O. a. frontalis (Swainson, 1837) Senegal and Gambia to n Cameroon and Chad

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O. a. limbata (Reichenow, 1921) e Cameroon to Central African Republic

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O. a. albifrons (Rüppell, 1837) Eritrea and n Ethiopia

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O. a. pachyrhyncha (Neumann, 1906) sw Ethiopia

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O. a. clericalis (Cabanis, 1882) s Sudan, ne DR Congo and Uganda

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Somali Wheatear Oenanthe phillipsi (Shelley, 1885) AF : Somalia, Ethiopia

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Red-rumped Wheatear Oenanthe moesta (Lichtenstein, MHK, 1823) EU, AF : n Africa, Arabian Peninsula

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O. m. moesta (Lichtenstein, MHK, 1823) n Africa

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O. m. brooksbanki Meinertzhagen, R, 1923 ne Egypt and nw Saudi Arabia to s Syria and w Iraq

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Blackstart Oenanthe melanura (Temminck, 1824) EU, AF : Arabian Peninsula through e, c, w Africa TAX Move Blackstart from Cercomela to Oenanthe (Outlaw et al 2009)

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O. m. melanura (Temminck, 1824) ne Egypt to Israel, Jordan and c Saudi Arabia

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O. m. neumanni (Ripley, 1952) sw Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Oman

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O. m. lypura (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833) nc Sudan to Eritrea

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O. m. aussae (Thesiger & Meynell, 1934) ne Ethiopia, Djibouti and n Somalia

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O. m. airensis (Hartert, 1921) n Niger to c Sudan

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O. m. ultima (Bates, 1933) e Mali and w Niger

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Familiar Chat Oenanthe familiaris (Wilkes, 1817) AF : w, c, e, s PHY, TAX Move Familiar Chat from Cercomela to Oenanthe (Outlaw et al 2009, Sangster et al 2010)

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O. f. falkensteini (Cabanis, 1875) Senegal to nw Ethiopia, s Uganda and Tanzania

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O. f. omoensis (Neumann, 1904) se Sudan, sw Ethiopia, nw Kenya and ne Uganda

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O. f. angolensis (Lynes, 1926) w Angola and n Namibia

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O. f. galtoni (Strickland, 1853) e Namibia, w Botswana and n South Africa

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O. f. hellmayri (Reichenow, 1902) se Botswana to s Mozambique and ne South Africa

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O. f. actuosa (Clancey, 1966) e South Africa and Lesotho

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O. f. familiaris (Wilkes, 1817) s South Africa

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Brown-tailed Rock Chat Oenanthe scotocerca (Heuglin, 1869) AF : ne, e PHY, TAX Move Brown-tailed Rock Chat from Cercomela to Oenanthe (Outlaw et al 2009)

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O. s. furensis (Lynes, 1926) e Chad and w Sudan

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O. s. scotocerca (Heuglin, 1869) ne Sudan, Eritrea and n Ethiopia

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O. s. turkana (van Someren, 1920) s Ethiopia, Uganda and n Kenya

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O. s. spectatrix (Clarke, S, 1919) e Ethiopia and n Somalia

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O. s. validior (Berlioz & Roche, J, 1970) ne Somalia

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Sombre Rock Chat Oenanthe dubia (Blundell & Lovat, 1899) AF : Somalia, Ethiopia PHY, TAX Move Sombre Rock Chat from Cercomela to Oenanthe (Outlaw et al 2009)

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Brown Rock Chat Oenanthe fusca (Blyth, 1851) OR : Pakistan, n, c India PHY, TAX Move Brown Rock Chat from Cercomela to Oenanthe following Blackstart (Outlaw et al 2009)

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Variable Wheatear Oenanthe picata (Blyth, 1847) EU : sc

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Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucura (Gmelin, JF, 1789) EU : sw, also n Africa

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O. l. leucura (Gmelin, JF, 1789) Portugal, Spain and s France

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O. l. syenitica (Heuglin, 1869) nw Africa

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Abyssinian Wheatear Oenanthe lugubris (Rüppell, 1837) AF : e Africa

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O. l. vauriei Meinertzhagen, R, 1949 ne Somalia

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O. l. lugubris (Rüppell, 1837) Eritrea to c Ethiopia

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O. l. schalowi (Fischer, GA & Reichenow, 1884) s Kenya and ne Tanzania

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White-crowned Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga (Brehm, CL, 1855) AF, EU : n Africa to n, c Arabian Peninsula

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O. l. aegra Hartert, 1913 nw Africa to w Egypt

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O. l. leucopyga (Brehm, CL, 1855) Nile Valley of Egypt and nc Sudan, ne Sudan to Eritrea and Djibouti

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O. l. ernesti Meinertzhagen, R, 1930 ne Egypt to c Saudi Arabia and Yemen

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Hume's Wheatear Oenanthe albonigra (Hume, 1872) EU : sc

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Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii (Heuglin, 1869) EU : sc

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O. f. finschii (Heuglin, 1869) sc, se Turkey to n Israel and w and sw Iran

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O. f. barnesi (Oates, 1890) e Turkey to c, e Iran, sc Kazakhstan a w Pakistan

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Mourning Wheatear Oenanthe lugens (Lichtenstein, MHK, 1823) EU, AF : n Africa through Arabian Peninsula to Iran

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O. l. halophila (Tristram, 1859) n Africa

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O. l. lugens (Lichtenstein, MHK, 1823) e Egypt and ne Sudan to nw Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Syria

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O. l. warriae Shirihai & Kirwan, 2011 ne Jordan, s Syria

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O. l. persica (Seebohm, 1881) Iran PS Aliabadian et al 2012 treat O. l. persica as a valid species

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Arabian Wheatear Oenanthe lugentoides (Seebohm, 1881) EU : s Arabian Peninsula

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O. l. lugentoides (Seebohm, 1881) sw Saudi Arabia and w Yemen

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O. l. boscaweni Bates, 1937 nw Yemen and s Oman

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Kurdish Wheatear Oenanthe xanthoprymna (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833) EU : Turkey, Iran ENG Adjectival modifier is preferred; thus Kurdish Wheatear, not Kurdistan Wheatear

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Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe chrysopygia (de Filippi, 1863) EU : sc

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Pinarornis Sharpe, 1876

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Boulder Chat Pinarornis plumosus Sharpe, 1876 AF : se

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Namibornis Bradfield, 1935 PHY Incertae sedis

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Herero Chat Namibornis herero (Meyer de Schauensee, 1931) AF : sw

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Humblotia Milne-Edwards & Oustalet, 1885 PHY Incertae sedis

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Humblot's Flycatcher Humblotia flavirostris Milne-Edwards & Oustalet, 1885 AF : Comoros