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Dusky Indigobird
Vidua purpurascens (Reichenow, 1883)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Viduidae
Genus:
  Vidua

Scientific:
  Vidua purpurascens

Citation:
  (Reichenow, 1883)

Reference:
  J.Orn. 31 p.221

Protonym:
  Hypochera purpurascens

Avibase ID:
  2AA13F1D4F68FBCC

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)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Dusky Indigobird
Czech:
  atlásek tmavý
German:
  Purpurwitwe
Danish:
  Purpuratlaskfinke
Spanish:
  Viuda Purpúrea
Finnish:
  purppuraleski
French:
  Combassou violacé
Italian:
  Vedova fosca
Japanese:
  sumireshikonchou
Japanese:
  スミレシコンチョウ
Dutch:
  Purperstaalvink
Norwegian:
  Purpurglansenke
Polish:
  wdówka purpurowa
Portuguese:
  Bico de prata de Wilson
Russian:
  Пурпурная вдовушка
Slovak:
  vdovka fialkastá
Swedish:
  purpurglansänka
Chinese:
  暗色维达雀


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)
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)
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 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)
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)
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   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)
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)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Black Indigobird ( Vidua purpurascens)
James Lee Peters (original):
    Vidua funerea purpurascens [version 2]
James Lee Peters (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 2nd edition (1996):
   Dusky 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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Other synonyms

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 (Kenya): Purple Indigobird
Spanish: Viuda Oscura, Viuda Purpúrea
Spanish (Spain): Viuda Purpúrea
Finnish: Purppuraleski
French: Combassou à jambes blanches, Combassou noirâtre, Combassou pourpré, Combassou violacé
Hungarian: fehérlábú atlaszvida
Italian: Uccello indaco scuro, Vedova fosca
Japanese: haiiroshikonchou, sumireshikonchou
Japanese: スミレシコンチョウ, ハイイロシコンチョウ
Latin: Hypochera purpurascens, Vidua funerea purpurascens, Vidua purpurascens
Lithuanian: Purpurinė našlytė
Dutch: Purperstaalvink
Norwegian: Purpurglansenke
Polish: wdówka purpurowa
Portuguese: Bico de prata de Wilson, Bico-de-prata-de-Wilson, Viúva-púrpura
Russian: Пурпурная вдовушка
Slovak: vdovka fialkastá
Swedish: Purpurglansänka
Swahili: Nili Miguu-meupe
Ukrainian: Вдовичка пурпурова
Chinese: 暗色维达雀
Chinese (Traditional): 暗紫維達雀

 

         

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