African Tailorbird Artisornis metopias Scientific name definitions

Flemming P. Jensen and Peter F. D. Boesman
Version: 2.0 — Published December 23, 2022

About the Author(s)


Flemming Pagh Jensen has a Master's of Science in Biology from Copenhagen University in Denmark. He has over 40 years of experience as an ornithologist in Africa, with a particular focus on montane rainforest birds, especially in Tanzania. He has worked on Sahelian birds in West Africa in the past as well. His core interests are in biogeography, habitat selection, and systematics. Flemming is the author of numerous publications on African birds and co-edited Udzungwa – Tales of Discovery in an East African Rainforest about science, discovery, and the spirit of field work in a montane rainforest.

Recommended Citation

Jensen, F. P. and P. F. D. Boesman (2022). African Tailorbird (Artisornis metopias), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.afrtai2.02