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Eurasian Wryneck (Jynx torquilla) Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae

Scientific:
  Jynx torquilla
Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Protonym:
  Jynx Torquilla

Avibase ID:
  B2E6AB9FC2608DFA

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 178150

Geographic range:

  • Jynx torquilla torquilla: W Europe to SE Asia and Japan; winters to Africa and s Asia
  • Jynx torquilla tschusii: Italy, Sardinia, Corsica and e Adriatic coast; winters in Africa
  • Jynx torquilla mauretanica: Northwest Africa
  • Jynx torquilla himalayana: NW Himalayas; winters to s India at lower elevations
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Eurasian Wryneck
Czech:
  krutihlav obecný
German:
  Wendehals
Danish:
  Vendehals
Spanish:
  Torcecuello Euroasiático
Finnish:
  käenpiika
French:
  Torcol fourmilier
Icelandic:
  Gauktíta
Italian:
  Torcicollo eurasiatico
Japanese:
  arisui
Japanese:
  アリスイ
Dutch:
  Draaihals
Norwegian:
  Vendehals
Polish:
  krętogłów
Portuguese:
  Torcicolo
Russian:
  Обыкновенная вертишейка
Slovak:
  krutohlav hnedý
Swedish:
  Göktyta
Chinese:
  蚁鴷


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Torcol fourmilier ( Jynx torquilla)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Torcol fourmilier ( Jynx torquilla)
Clements 1st edition:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Clements 4th edition:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
eBird version 1.50:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
eBird version 1.54:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Northern Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Northern Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Northern Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Northern Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Northern Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Northern Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Northern Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Northern Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Northern Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Northern Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Northern Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Howard and Moore 4th edition:
   Northern Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
James Lee Peters:
    Jynx torquilla
James Lee Peters (original):
    Jynx torquilla
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Jynx torquilla
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Eurasian Wryneck ( Jynx torquilla)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Jynx torquilla

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Arabic: اللواء, اللواء قليلبة
Asturian: Ayayay
Azerbaijani: Adi burunboyuq, Adi ilanboyun
Belarusian: Круцiгалоўка, Круцігалоўка
Bulgarian: Въртошийка
Breton: Ar penngamm-Eurazia
Catalan: Blauet, Colltort, Formiguer
Catalan (Balears): Formiguer
Valencian: Blauet
Czech: Krutihlav obecný
Welsh: Gwas y gog, Gwddfgam, Gwddfro, Pengam
Danish: Vendehals
German: Wendehals
Greek: Θερκοπούλλι , Σταυρολαίμης, Στραβολαίμης
Greek (Cypriot): Θερκοπούλλι
Emiliano-romagnolo: Crucalazz d'mer
English: Eurasian Wryneck, European Wryneck, Northern Wryneck, Wryneck
Esperanto: koltordulo
Spanish: Torcecuello, Torcecuello de África Tropical, Torcecuello Euroasiático, Tprcecuello
Estonian: Väänkael
Basque: Colltort, Lepitzuli, Lepitzulia
Persian: ماهی خورک , مرغ ماهيخوار
Finnish: Käenpiika
Faroese: Snúðurkriki
French: Torcol fourmilier
Friulian: Cocâl
Frisian: Draainekke
Irish: Cam-Mhuin
Gaelic: Geocair
Galician: Colltort, Peto formigueiro, Picapeixe, Rei-pescador
Gujarati: કલકલિયો
Hebrew: סב ראש, סב־ראש, סבראש, סב-ראש
Hindi: रामचिरेया
Croatian: Vijoglav, Vijoglav mravar
Hungarian: Nyaktekercs
Armenian: [Vizgtsuk ], Վիզգցուկ
Icelandic: Gauktíta
Italian: Torcicollo, Torcicollo eurasiatico
Japanese: arisui, ari-sui
Japanese: アリスイ
Georgian: მაქცია
Khakas: Толғас мойын
Kazakh: Балшық құс, Балықшы құс, Балықшыторғай, Дүпілдек, Зымыран, Көктарғақ
Korean: 개미잡이
Kashmiri: [Kol Toonch]
Cornish: Pynnyk
Latin: Jynx torquilla
Lithuanian: Graćžiagalvė, Grąžiagalvė
Latvian: Grozgalvis, Grozgalvītis, Tītiņš
Macedonian: Вртивратка, Вртиглава
Mongolian: Гоётуул
Maltese: Bulebbiet
Dutch: Draaihals
Norwegian: Sågauk, Vendehals
Punjabi: ਸ਼ਿਕਾਰੀ ਪੰਛੀ
Polish: Dudek, kretoglów, Krętogłów, krętogłów (zwyczajny), Krętogłów zwyczajny
Portuguese: Torcicolo
Romansh: Volvachau
Russian: Vertisheyka, Вертишейка, Вертишейка обыкновенная, Обыкновенная вертишейка
Sanskrit: मत्स्यरङ्गः
Sardinian: Pappaformiga
Scots: Geocair
Northern Sami: Cáihnecizáš
Slovak: krutihlav hnedý, Krutihlav obyčajný, krutohlav hnedý, Krutohlav obyčajný
Slovenian: vijeglavka
Albanian: Qafëdredhësi
Serbian: vijoglava, Виjoглава, Вијоглава
Swedish: Göktyta
Swahili: Kiseleagofu wa Ulaya
Thai: นกคอพัน
Turkish: Boyun Çeviren, Boyunçeviren
Tuvinian: Чыландык
Ukrainian: Крутиголовка
Venetian: Oselo de la Madona, Pionbin
Vietnamese: Vẹo cổ
Chinese: [di zhuo-mu], [yi lie], 地啄木, 蚁䴕, 蚁 鴷, 蚁, 蚁鴷, 蟻鴷
Chinese (Taiwan): [di zhuo-mu], 地啄木

 

         

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