Southern Black Tit

Melaniparus niger - Mésange nègre

Mésange nègre
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Paridés

  • Genus
    :

    Melaniparus

  • Species
    :

    niger

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1818

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 16 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Southern Black Tit (Melaniparus niger) is a species of bird in the Paridae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Melaniparus niger ravidus (e Zambia to c Mozambique and ne South Africa)
  • Melaniparus niger xanthostomus (se Angola to c Zambia and sw Tanzania, south to ne Namibia, Botswana and n South Africa)
  • Melaniparus niger niger (s Mozambique and e South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Mésange nègre,
  • Carbonero negro,
  • Chapim-preto-meridional,
  • Mohrenmeise,
  • szerecsencinege,
  • Roetmees,
  • Cincia nera,
  • Afrikansk svartmes,
  • Sotmeis,
  • sýkorka čierna,
  • sýkora černá,
  • Sodmejse,
  • nokitiainen,
  • Gewone Swartmees,
  • mallerenga negra meridional,
  • sikora czarna,
  • Графитовая синица,
  • クロガラ,
  • 南黑山雀,
  • 南方黑山雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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