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Long-tailed Meadowlark

Leistes loyca (Molina, 1782)

The long-tailed meadowlark is a passerine bird of southern South America and the Falkland Islands, belonging to the meadowlark genus Leistes in the icterid family that looks very similar to the related endangered species, the Pampas meadowlark. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Icteridae
Genus:
   Leistes
Scientific:
  Leistes loyca


Original description

Citation:
  (Molina, 1782)

Reference:
  SaggioStoriaNat.Chile p.254,345

Protonym:
  Sturnus Loyca

Link:
  https://bibdigital.rjb.csic.es/viewer/9635/?offset=#page=255&viewer=picture&o=bookmark&n=0&q=


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  116A0791F5DF8424

Avibase ID:
  avibase-116A0791

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/116A0791


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 563160

Geographic range:

  • Leistes loyca loyca: S Chile and s Argentina to Tierra del Fuego
  • Leistes loyca falklandicus: Falkland Islands
  • Leistes loyca [catamarcanus or obscurus]: NW Argentina (Jujuy and Catamarca)
English:
Long-tailed Meadowlark
Catalan:
pradenca austral
Czech:
vlhovec dlouhoocasý
Danish:
Langhalet Englærke
German:
Langschwanzstärling
Spanish:
Loica Común
Spanish (Spain):
Loica Común
Finnish:
isopreeriaturpiaali
French:
Sturnelle australe
Croatian:
grimiznotrbi vranjak
Hungarian:
hosszúfarkú réticsiröge
Italian:
Sturnella codalunga
Japanese (romaji):
onagamakibadori
Japanese:
オナガマキバドリ
Lithuanian:
ilgauodegis pievinis trupialas
Dutch:
Grote Weidespreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Storlerketrupial
Norwegian:
Storlerketrupial
Polish:
wojak długosterny
Portuguese:
peito-vermelho-rabilogo
Russian:
Длиннохвостая лойка
Slovak:
lúčnik lojka
Serbian:
Dugorepa livadska ševa
Swedish:
långstjärtad ängstrupial
Ukrainian:
Шпаркос великий
Chinese:
长尾草地鹨
Chinese (Traditional):
長尾草地鷚


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Sturnelle australe ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Sturnelle australe ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Greater Red-breasted Blackbird ( Pezites militaris)
Clements, version 2021:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Sturnella loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Long-tailed Meadowlark ( Leistes loyca) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sturnella loyca [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sturnella loyca [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Leistes [defilippii or loyca] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: pradenca austral
Czech: Vlhovec dlouhoocasý
Danish: Langhalet Englærke
German: Langschwanz-Soldatenstärling, Langschwanzstärling, Langschwanz-Stärling
English: Greater Red-breasted Blackbird, Greater Red-breasted Meadowlark, Long tailed Meadowlark, Long-tailed Meadowlark
English, HBW: Long-tailed Meadowlark
English (IOC): Long-tailed Meadowlark
English (United States): Long-tailed Meadowlark
Esperanto: Longavosta sturnelo
Spanish: Loica, Loica común, Pecho colorado grande, Turpial de Cola Larga
Spanish (Argentine): Loica, Loica común, Pecho colorado grande
Spanish (Chile): Loica, Loica común
Spanish (Spain): Loica Común
Spanish (HBW): Long-tailed Meadowlark
Finnish: Isopreeriaturpiaali
French: Étourneau militaire, Sturnelle à longue queue, Sturnelle australe
Croatian: grimiznotrbi vranjak
Hungarian: hosszúfarkú réticsiröge
Italian: Sturnella allodola codalunga, Sturnella codalunga
Japanese (romaji): onagamakibadori
Japanese: オナガマキバドリ
Scientific: Leistes loyca, Leistes loyca loyca, Pezites loyca, Pezites militaris, Sturnella loyca, Sturnella loyca loyca, Sturnus Loyca, Sturnus militaris
Lithuanian: ilgauodegis pievinis trupialas, Ilgauodegis trupialas
Dutch: Grote Weidespreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Storlerketrupial
Norwegian: Storlerketrupial
Polish: wojak dlugosterny, wojak długosterny
Portuguese: peito-vermelho-rabilogo
Portuguese (Portugal): estornela-rabilonga
Russian: Длиннохвостая лойка, Длиннохвостый луговой трупиал
Slovak: lúčnik lojka
Serbian: Dugorepa livadska ševa
Swedish: Långstjärtad ängstrupial
Turkish: Uzun kuyruklu loyka
Ukrainian: Шпаркос великий
Chinese: 长尾草地鹨
Chinese (Traditional): 長尾草地鷚

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