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African Pygmy-Kingfisher
Ispidina picta (Boddaert, 1783)
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Ispidina

Scientific:
  Ispidina picta

Citation:
  (Boddaert, 1783)

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.49

Protonym:
  Todus pictus

Avibase ID:
  C0998BB90475C36D

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 692713

Geographic range:

  • Ispidina picta picta: Senegambia to Ethiopia, Uganda, s Mozambique and Pemba I.
  • Ispidina picta ferrugina: Rainforests of Sierra Leone to Congo Basin and w Uganda
  • Ispidina picta natalensis: Angola to s Mozambique and South Africa
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  African Pygmy-Kingfisher
Czech:
  ledňáček trpasličí
German:
  Natalzwergfischer
Danish:
  Afrikansk Dværgisfugl
Spanish:
  Martín Pigmeo Africano
Finnish:
  afrikanpikkukalastaja
French:
  Martin-pêcheur pygmée
Icelandic:
  African Pygmy-Kingfisher
Italian:
  Martin pescatore pigmeo africano
Japanese:
  himeshoubin
Japanese:
  ヒメショウビン
Dutch:
  Afrikaanse Dwergijsvogel
Norwegian:
  Pygméisfugl
Polish:
  zimorodek malutki
Portuguese:
  Pica-peixe-pigmeu
Portuguese (Brazil):
  African Pygmy-Kingfisher
Russian:
  Филиппинский лесной зимородок
Slovak:
  rybárik malý
Swedish:
  pygmékungsfiskare
Chinese:
  粉颊小翠鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   African Pygmy-kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   African Pygmy-kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   African Pygmy-kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   African Pygmy-kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   African Pygmy-kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   African Pygmy-kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   African Pygmy-kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   African Pygmy-kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   African Pygmy-kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   African Pygmy-kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   African Pygmy-kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   African Pygmy-kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   African Pygmy-kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Martin-pêcheur pygmée ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Martin-pêcheur pygmée ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx picta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx picta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   African Pygmy-kingfisher ( Ceyx pictus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   African Pygmy-kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   African Pygmy-kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   African Pygmy Kingfisher ( Corythornis picta) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Ispidina picta [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Ispidina picta [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Ispidina picta [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   African Pygmy-Kingfisher ( Ispidina picta) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Ceyx pictus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Ispidina picta [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Dwergvisvanger
Catalan: Blauet pigmeu africà
Czech: Lednácek trpaslicí, ledňáček trpasličí
Danish: Afrikansk Dværgisfugl
German: Natal Zwergfischer, Natalzwergfischer
English: African Pygmy Kingfisher, African Pygmy-Kingfisher, Miniature Kingfisher, Pygmy Kingfisher
English (Kenya): African Pygmy Kingfisher
Spanish: Martín Pescador Pigmeo Africano, Martín Pigmeo Africano
Spanish (Spain): Martín Pigmeo Africano
Estonian: savanni-jäälind
Finnish: Afrikanpikkukalastaja
French: Martin-chasseur pygmée, Martin-pêcheur pygmée
Hungarian: natali törpejégmadár
Italian: Martin pescatore pigmeo africano
Japanese: himeshoubin
Japanese: ヒメショウビン
Latin: Ceyx picta, Ceyx pictus, Corythornis picta, Ispidina picta
Lithuanian: Afrikinis miškinis tulžys mažylis
Dutch: Afrikaanse Dwergijsvogel
Norwegian: Pygmeisfugl, Pygméisfugl
Polish: zimorodek malutki
Portuguese: Pica-peixe-pigmeu
Portuguese (Portugal): Pica-peixinho-pigmeu
Russian: африканский крошечный зимородок, Карликовый зимородок, Крошечный лесной зимородок, Филиппинский лесной зимородок
Slovak: rybárik malý
Swedish: Afrikansk pygmékungsfiskare, pygmékungsfiskare
Swahili: Kisharifu
Tsonga: Tshololwana
Chinese: 粉颊小翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲紅頭三趾翠鳥
Zulu: iNhlunuyamanzi

 

         

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