Taxon profile


African Stonechat
Saxicola torquatus (Linnaeus, 1766)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Muscicapidae - chats and Old World flycatchers »  genus Saxicola

Scientific synonyms

Saxicola torquata (Linnaeus, 1766)

Least Concern LC


Included taxa

Number of records: 13

subspecies Saxicola torquatus albofasciatus Rüppell, 1840
subspecies Saxicola torquatus axillaris (Shelley, 1885)
subspecies Saxicola torquatus clanceyi Courtenay-Latimer, 1961
subspecies Saxicola torquatus felix Bates, 1936
subspecies Saxicola torquatus jebelmarrae Lynes, 1920
subspecies Saxicola torquatus moptanus Bates, 1932
subspecies Saxicola torquatus nebularum Bates, 1930
subspecies Saxicola torquatus oreobates Clancey, 1956
subspecies Saxicola torquatus promiscuus Hartert, 1922
subspecies Saxicola torquatus salax (J. Verreaux & É. Verreaux, 1851)
subspecies Saxicola torquatus stonei Bowen, 1931
subspecies Saxicola torquatus torquatus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Saxicola torquatus torquatus

subspecies Saxicola torquatus voeltzkowi Grote, 1926

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Saxicola torquatus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22710184]

Bird Life [] [as Saxicola torquatus (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22710184]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Saxicola torquatus (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Saxicola torquatus (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 4 December 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Saxicola torquatus Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Saxicola torquatus (Linnaeus, 1766)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Saxicola torquatus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Saxicola torquata]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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