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Dusky Indigobird

Vidua purpurascens (Reichenow, A 1883)

The purple indigobird is a species of bird in the family Viduidae. It is also known as the dusky indigobird, a name which can refer to Vidua funerea. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is dry savanna. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Viduidae
Genus:
   Vidua
Scientific:
  Vidua purpurascens


Original description

Citation:
  (Reichenow, A 1883)

Reference:
   J. f. Orn. 31 p.221

Protonym:
  Hypochera purpurascens

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32699075


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  2AA13F1D4F68FBCC

Avibase ID:
  avibase-2AA13F1D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2AA13F1D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 563673

Geographic range:

  • Vidua purpurascens: southwestern Angola; Kenya, northern and northeastern Tanzania, southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, southern and eastern Zambia, Malawi, western Mozambique, northeastern Botswana, Zimbabwe, and northeastern South Africa (Limpopo and Mpumalanga)
English:
Dusky Indigobird
Catalan:
vídua violàcia
Czech:
atlásek tmavý
Danish:
Purpuratlaskfinke
German:
Purpurwitwe
Spanish:
Viuda Purpúrea
Spanish (Spain):
Viuda Purpúrea
Finnish:
purppuraleski
French:
Combassou violacé
Croatian:
ljubičasta udovičica
Hungarian:
fehérlábú atlaszvida
Italian:
Vedova fosca
Japanese (romaji):
sumireshikonchou
Japanese:
スミレシコンチョウ
Lithuanian:
Purpurinė našlytė
Dutch:
Purperstaalvink
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Purpurglansenkje
Norwegian:
Purpurglansenke
Polish:
wdówka purpurowa
Portuguese:
viúva-púrpura
Russian:
Фиолетовая вдовушка
Slovak:
vdovka fialkastá
Serbian:
Purpurna atlas udovica
Swedish:
purpurglansänka
Ukrainian:
Вдовичка пурпурова
Chinese:
暗色维达雀
Chinese (Traditional):
暗紫維達雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Combassou violacé ( Vidua purpurascens)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Combassou violacé ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements, version 2021:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 3rd edition:
Black Indigo-Bird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 4th edition:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 6th edition:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements, version 2015:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements, version 2016:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements, version 2017:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements, version 2018:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Clements, version 2019:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
eBird version 1.50:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
eBird version 1.52:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
eBird version 1.53:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
eBird version 1.54:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
eBird version 1.55:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
eBird version 2015:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
eBird version 2016:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
eBird version 2017:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
eBird version 2018:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
eBird version 2019:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
eBird version 2021:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Vidua funerea purpurascens [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Vidua funerea purpurascens [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Purple Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Vidua purpurascens
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Vidua purpurascens

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Witpootblouvinkie
Catalan: vídua violàcia
Czech: atlásek tmavý, Vdovka šedivá
Danish: Purpuratlaskfinke
German: Purpurwitwe, Weißfuß-Atlaswitwe
English: Black Indigobird, Black Indigo-Bird, Dusky Indigobird, Kenya Purple Indigobird, Puple Widow-finch, Purple Indigobird, Purple Widowfinch, Purple Widow-finch
English, HBW: Purple Indigobird
English (IOC): Purple Indigobird
English (Kenya): Purple Indigobird
English (United States): Purple Indigobird
Spanish: Viuda Oscura, Viuda Purpúrea
Spanish (Spain): Viuda Purpúrea
Spanish (HBW): Purple Indigobird
Finnish: Purppuraleski
French: Combassou à jambes blanches, Combassou noirâtre, Combassou pourpré, Combassou violacé
Croatian: ljubičasta udovičica
Hungarian: fehérlábú atlaszvida
Italian: Uccello indaco scuro, Vedova fosca
Japanese (romaji): haiiroshikonchou, sumireshikonchou
Japanese: スミレシコンチョウ, ハイイロシコンチョウ
Scientific: Hypochera purpurascens, Vidua funerea purpurascens, Vidua purpurascens
Lithuanian: Purpurinė našlytė
Dutch: Purperstaalvink
Norwegian Nynorsk: Purpurglansenkje
Norwegian: Purpurglansenke
Polish: wdówka purpurowa
Portuguese: Bico de prata de Wilson, Bico-de-prata-de-Wilson, Viúva-púrpura
Portuguese (Portugal): viúva-púrpura
Russian: Пурпурная вдовушка, Фиолетовая вдовушка
Slovak: vdovka fialkastá
Serbian: Purpurna atlas udovica
Swedish: Purpurglansänka
Swahili: Nili Miguu-meupe
Turkish: Mor çivitkuşu
Ukrainian: Вдовичка пурпурова
Chinese: 暗色维达雀
Chinese (Traditional): 暗紫維達雀

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