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Black-backed Kingfisher [erithaca or macrocarus]

Ceyx erithaca [erithaca or macrocarus] (= Ceyx erithaca erithaca) (Linnaeus, 1758)




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Ceyx

Scientific:
  Ceyx erithaca erithaca

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.115

Protonym:
  Alcedo erithaca

Avibase ID:
  2D66E27C1481964A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2D66E27C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 692944

Geographic range:

  • Ceyx erithaca erithaca: resident in southwestern India and Sri Lanka; breeds from Bhutan and northeastern India to southeastern China, Indochina, and the northern Thai-Malay Peninsula (south to the Isthmus of Kra), this population partially migratory, wintering to the southern Thai-Malay Peninsula and Sumatra
  • Ceyx erithaca macrocarus: southern Andaman Islands and Nicobar Islands
English:
Black-backed Kingfisher [erithaca or macrocarus]
Spanish:
Martín Pigmeo Oriental
French:
Martin-pêcheur pourpré [erithaca ou macrocarus]
Japanese:
ミツユビカワセミ
Dutch:
Jungledwergijsvogel
Norwegian:
orientisfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Orientisfugl
Chinese:
三趾翠鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-backed Kingfisher [erithaca or macrocarus] ( Ceyx erithaca [erithaca or macrocarus])
Clements, version 2018:
Black-backed Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx erithaca) [version 3]
Clements, version 2019:
Black-backed Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx erithaca) [version 3]
eBird version 2018:
Black-backed Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx erithaca) [version 3]
eBird version 2019:
Black-backed Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx erithaca) [version 3]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Ceyx erithaca

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Other synonyms


English: Black-backed Dwarf-Kingfisher, Black-backed Kingfisher [erithaca or macrocarus]
English (India): Black-backed Dwarf-Kingfisher (Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher)
English (IOC): Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher (Black-backed)
Spanish: Martín Pigmeo Oriental
Spanish (Spain): Martín pigmeo oriental (erithaca)
Spanish (HBW): Black-backed Dwarf-Kingfisher
French: Martin-pêcheur pourpré [erithaca ou macrocarus]
Indonesian: Udang Api
Japanese: ミツユビカワセミ
Scientific: Ceyx erithaca, Ceyx erithaca [erithaca or macrocarus], Ceyx erithaca erithaca
Malayalam: മേനിപ്പൊന്മാൻ
Dutch: Jungledwergijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Orientisfugl
Norwegian: orientisfugl
Serbian: Crnoleđi patuljasti vodomar
Thai: นกกะเต็นน้อยสามนิ้วหลังดำ
Chinese: 三趾翠鳥
Chinese (Traditional): 三趾翠鸟

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