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Himalayan Shortwing

Brachypteryx cruralis (Blyth, 1843)

Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
  Brachypteryx

Scientific:
  Brachypteryx cruralis

Citation:
  (Blyth, 1843)

Reference:
  J.Asiat.Soc.Bengal Vol. 12, Part 2, N° 143, p. 929, 935

Protonym:
  Calliope cruralis

Avibase ID:
  0C0078A717EBE95D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0C0078A7

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 919564

Geographic range:

  • Brachypteryx cruralis: E Himalayas to n Myanmar and w China; winters to n Indochina
English:
Himalayan Shortwing
German:
Himalaya Bergkurzflügel
Danish:
Blå Rundvinge
Spanish:
Alicorto del Himalaya
French:
Brachyptère de l'Himalaya
Italian:
Alabreve dell'Himalaya
Japanese:
kobanehitaki (cruralis)
Japanese:
コバネヒタキ (cruralis)
Dutch:
Himalayakortvleugel
Polish:
kusochwostka bialobrewa
Slovak:
kratokrídlec indigový
Swedish:
himalayakortvinge
Chinese:
喜山蓝短翅鸫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Himalayan Shortwing ( Brachypteryx cruralis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-browed Shortwing (Indigo-blue) ( Brachypteryx montana cruralis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-browed Shortwing (Indigo-blue) ( Brachypteryx montana cruralis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-browed Shortwing (Indigo-blue) ( Brachypteryx montana cruralis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-browed Shortwing (Indigo-blue) ( Brachypteryx montana cruralis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-browed Shortwing (Indigo-blue) ( Brachypteryx montana cruralis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-browed Shortwing (Indigo-blue) ( Brachypteryx montana cruralis)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Himalayan Shortwing ( Brachypteryx cruralis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Himalayan Shortwing ( Brachypteryx cruralis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Himalayan Shortwing ( Brachypteryx cruralis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Himalayan Shortwing ( Brachypteryx cruralis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Himalayan Shortwing ( Brachypteryx cruralis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
White-browed Shortwing (Himalayan) ( Brachypteryx montana cruralis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
White-browed Shortwing (Himalayan) ( Brachypteryx montana cruralis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Himalayan Shortwing ( Brachypteryx cruralis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Himalayan Shortwing ( Brachypteryx cruralis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Himalayan Shortwing ( Brachypteryx cruralis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Himalayan Shortwing ( Brachypteryx cruralis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Himalayan Shortwing ( Brachypteryx cruralis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Himalayan Shortwing ( Brachypteryx cruralis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Brachypteryx montana cruralis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Brachypteryx [cruralis or sinensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Danish: Blå Rundvinge
German: Himalaja-Bergkurzflügel, Himalaya Bergkurzflügel
English: Himalaya blue shortwing, Himalayan Blue Shortwing, Himalayan Shortwing, Indigo-blue Shortwing, White-browed Shortwing (Himalayan), White-browed Shortwing (Indigo-blue)
English (IOC): White-browed Shortwing (Himalayan)
Spanish: Alicorto del Himalaya
Spanish (Spain): Alicorto azul (cruralis)
French: Brachyptère bleue (cruralis), Brachyptère de l’Himalaya, Brachyptère de l'Himalaya, Brachyptère indigo
Icelandic: Tævanþröstur (cruralis)
Italian: Alabreve dell'Himalaya
Japanese: kobanehitaki (cruralis)
Japanese: コバネヒタキ (cruralis)
Scientific: Brachypetryx montana cruralis, Brachypteryx cruralis, Brachypteryx montana cruralis, Calliope cruralis
Dutch: Himalayakortvleugel
Norwegian: hvitbrynkortvinge (cruralis)
Polish: kusochwostka bialobrewa, kusochwostka białobrewa
Slovak: kratokrídlec indigový
Swedish: himalayakortvinge
Thai: นกปีกสั้นสีน้ำเงิน (หิมาลัย)
Vietnamese: Hoét đuôi cụt Himalaya
Chinese: 喜山蓝短翅鸫, 蓝短翅鸫

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