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Long-tailed Finch

Poephila acuticauda (Gould, 1840)

The Long-tailed Finch (Poephila acuticauda) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Australia; also known as the Blackheart Finch, Shaft-tail Finch, Heck's Grassfinch, Heck's Grass Finch, and Heck's Finch. It is a predominantly fawn-coloured bird with a pale grey head and prominent black bib and eyes. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 1,000,000–10,000,000 km². It inhabits dry savanna habitats in Australia. The status of the species is evaluated as Least Concern, and adapts readily to aviculture. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Poephila

Scientific:
  Poephila acuticauda

Citation:
  (Gould, 1840)

Reference:
  PZS(1839) Pt7 no.82 p.143

Protonym:
  Amadina acuticauda

Avibase ID:
  1C1BB52BA8B273D5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1C1BB52B

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562367

Geographic range:

  • Poephila acuticauda acuticauda: NW Western Australia (Kimberley Division)
  • Poephila acuticauda hecki: N Australia (Arnhem Land, Northern Territory to nw Queensland)
English:
Long-tailed Finch
Czech:
pásovník dlouhoocasý
German:
Spitzschwanzamadine
Danish:
Spidshalet Bæltefinke
Spanish:
Diamante Colilargo
Finnish:
suippopyrstöpeippo
French:
Diamant à longue queue
Icelandic:
Skottemla
Italian:
Diamante codalunga
Japanese:
onagakinseichou
Japanese:
オナガキンセイチョウ
Dutch:
Spitsstaartamadine
Norwegian:
Spisshaleastrild
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Spisshaleastrild
Polish:
amadynka dlugosterna
Portuguese:
Diamante-de-rabo-longo
Russian:
Острохвостая травяная амадина
Slovak:
amadinka ostrochvostá
Swedish:
långstjärtad astrild
Ukrainian:
Діамантник довгохвостий
Chinese:
长尾草雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Long-tailed Finch ( Poephila acuticauda) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Long-tailed Finch ( Poephila acuticauda) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Diamant à longue queue ( Poephila acuticauda) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Diamant à longue queue ( Poephila acuticauda) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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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. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Long-tailed Finch ( Poephila acuticauda) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Poephila acuticauda [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Poephila acuticauda [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Poephila acuticauda [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Long-tailed Finch ( Poephila acuticauda) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Long-tailed Finch ( Poephila acuticauda) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Long-tailed Finch ( Poephila acuticauda) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Poephila acuticauda [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Poephila acuticauda [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: diamant cuallarg
Czech: Pásovník dlouhoocasý
Danish: Spidshalet Bæltefinke
German: Spitzschwanzamadine
English: Blackheart Finch, Long tailed Finch, Long-tailed Finch, Long-tailed Grassfinch, Long-tailed Grass-Finch
English (IOC): Long-tailed Finch
Spanish: Diamante Colilargo, Pinzón de Cola Aguda
Spanish (Spain): Diamante Colilargo
Spanish (HBW): Long-tailed Finch
Estonian: pahlsaba-amadiin
Finnish: Suippopyrstöpeippo
French: Diamant à longue queue
Hungarian: ékfarkú amandina
Icelandic: Skottemla
Italian: Diamante codalunga, Fringuello codalunga
Japanese: onagakinseichou
Japanese: オナガキンセイチョウ
Scientific: Amadina acuticauda, Poephila acuticauda, Poephila acuticauda acuticauda
Lithuanian: Ilgauodegė pievinė amadina
Dutch: Spitsstaartamadina, Spitsstaartamadine
Norwegian Nynorsk: Spisshaleastrild
Norwegian: Spisshaleastrild, Spisshalet beltefink
Polish: amadynka dlugosterna, amadynka długosterna
Portuguese: Diamante-de-rabo-longo
Russian: Острохвостая (травяная) амадина, Острохвостая травяная амадина
Slovak: amadinka ostrochvostá
Serbian: Špicorepa amadina
Swedish: långstjärtad astrild, Spetsstjärtad bältfink
Ukrainian: Діамантник довгохвостий
Chinese: 长尾草雀
Chinese (Traditional): 長尾草雀

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