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Actual Scientific name : French name English name
Batis diops Gobe-mouches soyeux diops (ou du Ruwenzori)  Ruwenzori Batis 
Batis margaritae kathleenae   Margaret's Batis 
Batis minor Gobe-mouches soyeux à joues noires  Black-headed Batis 
Batis molitor puella Gobe-mouches soyeux molitor  Chinspot Batis 
Bias musicus musicus Gobe-mouches chanteur  Black-and-white Flycatcher 
Bradornis pallidus murinus Grand Gobe-mouches gris d'Afrique  Pale Flycatcher, Mousecoloured Flycatcher 
Dyaphorophia castanea castanea Gobe-mouches caronculé chatain  Chestnut Wattle-eye 
Dyaphorophia concreta graueri Gobe-mouches caronculé à ventre doré  Yellow-bellied Wattle-eye 
Elminia albicauda Gobe-mouches à queue blanche  White-tailed Blue-Flycatcher 
Elminia albonotata albonotata Gobe-mouches huppé à queue blanche  White-tailed Crested-Flycatcher 
Elminia nigromitrata nigromitrata Gobe-mouches huppé à tête noire  Dusky-crested Flycatcher 
Ficedula albicollis Gobe-mouches à collier  Collared Flycatcher 
Hyliota australis inornata Hyliota austral  Southern Hyliota 
Hyliota flavigaster barbozae Hyliota à ventre jaune  Yellow-bellied Hyliota 
Megabias flammulatus aequatorialis Gobe-mouches écorcheur  Shrike Flycatcher 
Melaenornis fischeri nyikensis Gobe-mouches ardoise de Fischer  White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher 
Melaenornis pammelaina tropicalis Gobe-mouches noir d'Afrique du Sud  Southern Black Flycatcher 
Muscicapa adusta subadusta Gobe-mouches sombre  African Dusky Flycatcher 
Muscicapa aquatica lualabae Gobe-mouches des marais  Swamp Flycatcher 
Muscicapa boehmi Gobe-mouches de Boehm  Boehm's Flycatcher 
Muscicapa caerulescens impavida Gobe-mouches à lunettes blanches  Ashy (or Blue-grey) Flycatcher 
Muscicapa cassini Gobe-mouches de Cassin  Cassin's Flycatcher 
Muscicapa infuscata Gobe-mouches fuligineux  Sooty Flycatcher 
Muscicapa striata striata Gobe-mouches gris européen  Spotted Flycatcher 
Myoparus plumbeus catoleucum Gobe-Mouches mésange  Grey Flycatcher 
Parisoma lugens jacksoni Parisome brun  Brown Parisoma 
Platysteira cyanea nyanzae Gobe-mouches caronculé à collier  Brown-throated Wattle-eye 
Platysteira peltata mentalis Gobe-mouches caronculé à gorge noire  Black-throated Wattle-eye 
Terpsiphone rufiventer ignea Gobe-mouches paradis à ventre roux  Red-bellied Paradise Flycatcher 
Terpsiphone viridis plumbeiceps Gobe-mouches paradis à longs brins  African Paradise Flycatcher 
Trochocercus cyanomelas vivax Gobe-mouches huppé du Cap  Blue-mantled Crested-Flycatcher 



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This database was established according to official pieces of work and with the help of famous scientists. However, there might be some errors.

The vernacular names were collected in the field and in the colonial literature from the first part of the 20th century. The monks who established the first dictionaries were not necessarily informed naturalists. Therefore, errors must have been committed.

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