Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology

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ruficapilla / ruficapillum / ruficapillus

L. rufus  red, ruddy, rufous; -capillus  -capped  < capillus  hair of the head.
● ex “Tutu” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 52, and “Motmot Oranroux” of Levaillant 1806 < French orange orange; roux red (Baryphthengus).
● ex “Tordo del corona de canela” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 72 (Chrysomus).
● ex “Rousse-Tête” of Levaillant 1803, pl. 124 (syn. Cisticola fulvicapillus).
● ex “Ficedula martinicana” of Brisson 1760, “Figuier à tête rousse” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Bloody-side Warbler” of Latham 1783 and Pennant 1785 (subsp. Dendroica petechia).
● ex “Tachurí corona de canela” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 164 (syn. Euscarthmus meloryphus).
● ex “Suirirí cabeza y rabadilla de canela” (= ♀) of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 178 (syn. Knipolegus cyanirostris).
● ex “Guêpier Rousse Tête” or “Guêpier Bonelli” of Levaillant 1814, pl. 19 (syn. Merops superciliosus).
● ex “Ortolan de la Louisiane” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 158, fig. 1 (syn. Zonotrichia leucophrys).