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Common Nightingale
Luscinia megarhynchos Brehm, CL, 1831
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
  Luscinia

Scientific:
  Luscinia megarhynchos

Citation:
  Brehm, CL, 1831

Reference:
  Handb.Naturgesch.Vog.Deutschl. p.356

Protonym:
  Luscinia megarhynchos

Avibase ID:
  7C7F0DEE5B364038

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560897

Geographic range:

  • Luscinia megarhynchos megarhynchos: W Europe, N Africa and Asia Minor; > in tropical Africa
  • Luscinia megarhynchos africana: Caucasus and e Turkey to sw Iran and Iraq; > to E Africa
  • Luscinia megarhynchos golzii: Aral Sea to Mongolia; > coastal e Africa
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Common Nightingale
Czech:
  slavík obecný
German:
  Nachtigall
Danish:
  Sydlig Nattergal
Spanish:
  Ruiseñor Común
Finnish:
  etelänsatakieli
French:
  Rossignol philomèle
Icelandic:
  Næturgali
Italian:
  Usignolo
Japanese:
  sayonakidori
Japanese:
  サヨナキドリ
Dutch:
  Nachtegaal
Norwegian:
  Sørnattergal
Polish:
  słowik rdzawy
Portuguese:
  Rouxinol-comum
Russian:
  Южный соловей
Slovak:
  slávik obyčajný
Swedish:
  Sydnäktergal
Chinese:
  新疆歌鸲


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Rossignol philomèle ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Rossignol philomèle ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Common Nightingale ( Erithacus megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Common Nightingale ( Erithacus megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Erithacus megarhynchos [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Erithacus megarhynchos [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Erithacus megarhynchos [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Common Nightingale ( Luscinia megarhynchos) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Luscinia megarhynchos [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Luscinia megarhynchos [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Arabic: العندليب, العندليب(هزّار)
Asturian: Reiseñor
Azerbaijani: Cənub bülbülü
Belarusian: sałaviej, салавей
Bulgarian: slavej, славей, Южен славей
Breton: An eostig kuzh, eostig
Catalan: Rossinyol
Catalan (Balears): Rossinyol
Czech: slavík, Slavík obecný
Welsh: eos
Danish: nattergal, Sydlig nattergal
German: Nachtigall
Greek: (Κοινό) Αηδόνι, aioni, Αηδόνι
Greek (Cypriot): Αηδόνι
English: Common Nightingale, European Nightingale, Nightingale, Persian nightingale, Rufous Nightingale
Esperanto: najtingalo, suda najtingalo
Spanish: Ruiseñor, Ruiseñor Comun, Ruiseñor Común
Estonian: Lõunaööbik, lőunaööbik, ööbik
Basque: Rossinyol , urretxindor, Urretxindorra
Finnish: Etelänsatakieli, satakieli
Faroese: náttargali, Su*th*urnátergali, Suðurnátergali, suðurnáttargali
French: rossignol, Rossignol philomèle
Friulian: rusignűl, usignűl
Frisian: geal
Irish: filiméala, reiseñor
Gaelic: Spideag
Galician: Rossinyol , Rousinol
Manx: spittag oie
Hebrew: זמיר, זמיר הירדן, זמיר רונן
Croatian: Slavuj
Hungarian: Fülemüle
Armenian: [Haravayin Sokhak ], Հարավային Սոխակ
Icelandic: Næturgali
Italian: Usignolo, Usignolo comune
Japanese: naichingēru, sayonakidori
Japanese: サヨナキドリ, ナイチンゲール
Georgian: სამხრეთული ბულბული, სამხრეთული იადონი
Kazakh: Оњтүстік бұлбұлы
Kazakh (Transliteration): oñtüstik bulbulı
Korean (Transliteration): zulbaraŋ gurgaldai
Cornish: eos
Latin: Erithacus megarhynchos, Luscinia megarhynchos
Ladino: roscignol
Luxembourgish: Nuechtegailchen
Lithuanian: lakštingala, Pietinė lakštingala, Vakarine lakštingala, Vakarinė lakštingala
Latvian: rietumu lakstigala, rietumu lakstīgala
Macedonian: slavej, славеj, Славеј
Mongolian: Алтан гургалдай, Донгодох болжмор, Зулбаран гургалдай
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠵᠣᠯᠪᠣᠷᠠᠩ ᠭᠣᠷᠭᠣᠯᠳᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠠᠯᠲᠠᠨ ᠭᠣᠷᠭᠣᠯᠳᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Хушуу том гургалдай, Шинжаны хятруу
Mongolian (Transliteration): altaŋ gurgaldai, doŋgodokh boljmor, khushuu tom gurgaldai, shinjani khyatruu
Maltese: rożinjol
Dutch: Nachtegaal
Norwegian: nattergal, Sørlig nattergal, Sørnattergal
Occitan: rossinhòl
Polish: słowik, slowik rdzawy, słowik rdzawy, Slowik szary, Słowik szary
Pinyin: xīnjiāng gē-qú
Portuguese: rouxinol, Rouxinol-comum
Romansh: luschaina
Romanian: chirikli-ratiaki, chiriklo-ratiako, privighetoare, Privighetoare roşcată
Russian: solovej, западный соловей, соловей, Соловей южный, Южный соловей, Южный соловей - Западный соловей
Sardinian: arrassanajolu, arrissiuolu, beranile, cirulicorda, conchiepara, conchinigheddu, filomena, passirillanti, pilloni de beranu, puzone de riu, rusinzolu, srubiarriu
Scots: spideag
Northern Sami: lulličuohtegielaš
Slovak: slávik, slávik krovinový, Slávik obyčajný
Slovenian: mali slavec, slavec
Albanian: bilbili
Serbian: mali slavuj, Slavuj, славуj, Славуј
Swedish: näktergal, Sydnäktergal
Swahili: Kurumbiza wa Ulaya
Turkmen: bülbül
Turkish: Bülbül, Оңтүстік бұлбұлы
Ukrainian: solovej, Західний соловейко, соловей, Соловейко західний
Sorbian, Lower: syłoj, syłojašk, syłojk
Sorbian, Upper: sołobik
Chinese: 新疆歌鸲
Chinese (Traditional): 新疆歌鴝

 

         

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