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California Gnatcatcher
Polioptila californica Brewster, 1881
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Polioptilidae
Genus:
  Polioptila

Scientific:
  Polioptila californica

Citation:
  Brewster, 1881

Reference:
  Bull.NuttallOrn.Club 6 p.103

Protonym:
  Polioptila californica

Avibase ID:
  A0015FD729FF3E82

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554389

Geographic range:

  • Polioptila californica [californica or atwoodi]: southwestern California to south to northwestern Baja California
  • Polioptila californica margaritae: S Baja California; Santa Margarita I. and Espírito Santo I.
  • Polioptila californica pontilis: Central Baja California from latitude 30°N to 27°N
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  California Gnatcatcher
Czech:
  leskot kalifornský
German:
  Kalifornienmückenfänger
Danish:
  Bajasnerresmutte
Spanish:
  Perlita Californiana
Finnish:
  kaliforniansääskikerttu
French:
  Gobemoucheron de Californie
Icelandic:
  California Gnatcatcher
Italian:
  Pigliamoschini della California
Japanese:
  kariforuniabuyumushikui
Japanese:
  カリフォルニアブユムシクイ
Dutch:
  Californische Muggenvanger
Norwegian:
  Kaliforniamyggsmett
Polish:
  siwuszka kalifornijska
Portuguese:
  Balança-rabo-da-california
Portuguese (Brazil):
  California Gnatcatcher
Russian:
  Калифорнийская комароловка
Slovak:
  sivuška kalifornská
Swedish:
  californiamyggsnappare
Chinese:
  加州蚋莺


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   California Gnatcatcher [incl. pontilis] ( Polioptila californica [incl. pontilis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   California Gnatcatcher [incl. pontilis] ( Polioptila californica [incl. pontilis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   California Gnatcatcher [incl. pontilis] ( Polioptila californica [incl. pontilis])
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Polioptila [melanura or californica] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Alternative arrangements:  1  2  3 


Other synonyms

Catalan: agafamosquits de Califòrnia
Czech: leskot kalifornský
Danish: Bajasnerresmutte
German: Kalifornienmückenfänger
English: California Gnatcatcher, California Gnatcatcher [incl. pontilis]
Spanish: Perlita Californiana
Spanish (Spain): Perlita Californiana
Spanish (Mexico): Perlita californiana
Finnish: kaliforniansääskikerttu
French: Gobemoucheron de Californie, Gobemoucheron de Californie [incl. pontilis]
Hungarian: kaliforniai szúnyogkapó
Italian: Pigliamoschini della California
Japanese: kariforuniabuyumushikui
Japanese: カリフォルニアブユムシクイ
Latin: Polioptila californica, Polioptila californica [incl. pontilis]
Lithuanian: Kaliforninis mašalinukas
Dutch: Californische Muggenvanger
Norwegian: Kaliforniamyggsmett
Polish: siwuszka kalifornijska
Portuguese: Balança-rabo-da-california
Russian: Калифорнийская комароловка
Slovak: sivuška kalifornská
Serbian: Kalifornijska komarica
Swedish: californiamyggsnappare
Chinese: 加州蚋莺
Chinese (Traditional): 加利福尼亞蚋鶯

 

         

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