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California Gnatcatcher [californica, atwoodi or margaritae]

Polioptila californica [californica, atwoodi or margaritae] (= Polioptila californica californica) Brewster, 1881

The California gnatcatcher is a small 10.8 cm (4.3 in) long insectivorous bird which frequents dense coastal sage scrub growth. This species was recently split from the similar black-tailed gnatcatcher of the Sonoran and Chihuahuan deserts. This bird is often solitary, but joins with other birds in winter flocks. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Polioptilidae
Genus:
   Polioptila
Scientific:
  Polioptila californica californica


Original description

Citation:
  Brewster, 1881

Reference:
  Bull.NuttallOrn.Club p.103

Protonym:
  Polioptila californica

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/21225714


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  38CEA8590EC4B161

Avibase ID:
  avibase-38CEA859

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/38CEA859


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 925072

Geographic range:

  • Polioptila californica [californica or atwoodi]: southwestern California to south to northwestern Baja California
  • Polioptila californica margaritae: S Baja California; Santa Margarita I. and Espírito Santo I.
English:
California Gnatcatcher [californica, atwoodi or margaritae]
French:
Gobemoucheron de Californie [californica, atwoodi ou margaritae]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
California Gnatcatcher [californica, atwoodi or margaritae] ( Polioptila californica [californica, atwoodi or margaritae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
California Gnatcatcher [californica, atwoodi or margaritae] ( Polioptila californica [californica, atwoodi or margaritae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
California Gnatcatcher [californica, atwoodi or margaritae] ( Polioptila californica [californica, atwoodi or margaritae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
California Gnatcatcher [californica, atwoodi or margaritae] ( Polioptila californica [californica, atwoodi or margaritae])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Gobemoucheron de Californie ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Gobemoucheron de Californie ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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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:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
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 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
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:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Polioptila californica [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Polioptila californica [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Polioptila californica

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Other synonyms


Catalan: agafamosquits de Califòrnia
Czech: leskot kalifornský
Danish: Bajasnerresmutte
German: Kalifornienmückenfänger
English: Black-tailed Gnatcatcher, California Gnatcatcher, California Gnatcatcher [californica, atwoodi or margaritae], Californian Gnatcatcher, Margarita Gnatcatcher, San Francisquito Gnatcatcher, Xantus' Gnatcatcher
Spanish: Perlita Californiana, Perlita plomiza
Spanish (Mexico): Perlita Californiana, Perlita plomiza
Finnish: kaliforniansääskikerttu
French: Gobemoucheron de Californie, Gobemoucheron de Californie [californica, atwoodi ou margaritae], Polioptile de Californie
Croatian: kalifornijska mušičarka
Hungarian: kaliforniai szúnyogkapó
Italian: Pigliamoschini della California
Japanese (romaji): ogurobuyumushikui
Japanese: オグロブユムシクイ, カリフォルニアブユムシクイ
Scientific: Polioptila californica, Polioptila californica [californica, atwoodi or margaritae], Polioptila californica californica, Polioptila melanura californica
Lithuanian: Kaliforninis mašalinukas
Latvian: Kalifornijas odķērājs
Dutch: Californische Muggenvanger
Norwegian: Kaliforniamyggsmett
Polish: siwuszka kalifornijska
Portuguese: Balança-rabo-da-california
Russian: Калифорнийская комароловка
Slovak: sivuška kalifornská
Serbian: Kalifornijska komarica
Swedish: californiamyggsnappare, Kalifornisk myggsnappare
Turkish: Kaliforniya Bitkuşu
Ukrainian: комароловка каліфорнійська
Chinese: 加州蚋莺
Chinese (Traditional): 加利福尼亞蚋鶯

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