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Variable Indigobird

Vidua funerea (de Tarragon, 1847)

The Black Widowfinch, Dusky Indigobird or Variable Indigobird (Vidua funerea) is a species of bird in the Viduidae family. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea-Bissau, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is moist savanna. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Viduidae
Genus:
  Vidua

Scientific:
  Vidua funerea

Citation:
  (de Tarragon, 1847)

Reference:
  Rev.Zool. 10 p.180

Protonym:
  Fringilla funerea

Avibase ID:
  49EF965768A24A49

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/49EF9657

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563666

Geographic range:

  • Vidua funerea [funerea]: South Africa, Swaziland, and Mozambique s of the Limpopo R.
  • Vidua funerea nigerrima: Kenya to Mozambique, Angola and Zimbabwe
English:
Variable Indigobird
Czech:
atlásek proměnlivý
German:
Mohrenwitwe
Danish:
Sort Atlaskfinke
Spanish:
Viuda Sombría
Finnish:
mustaleski
French:
Combassou noir
Icelandic:
Grafarekkja
Italian:
Vedova variabile
Japanese:
kuroshikonchou
Japanese:
クロシコンチョウ
Dutch:
Groene Staalvink
Norwegian:
Sørgeenke
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sørgjeenkje
Polish:
wdówka czarna
Portuguese:
Viúva-negra
Russian:
Белоногая вдовушка
Slovak:
vdovka smútočná
Swedish:
svartänka
Ukrainian:
Вдовичка фіолетова
Chinese:
暗紫维达雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Combassou noir ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
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:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
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:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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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:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Dusky Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Variable Indigobird ( Vidua funerea) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Vidua funerea
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Vidua funerea [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Vidua [funerea, camerunensis or nigeriae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Gewone Blouvinkie
Catalan: vídua funesta
Czech: atlásek proměnlivý
Danish: Sort Atlaskfinke
German: Gongola-Atlaswitwe, Mohrenwitwe, Purpiur-Atlaswitwe, Purpuratlaswitwe, Purpur-Atlaswitwe, Trauerwitwe
English: Black Indigobird, Black Widowfinch, Black Widow-finch, Dusky Indigobird, Nigerian Indigo Finch, Variable Indigobird, White-fronted Indigobird
English (IOC): Dusky Indigobird
English (Kenya): Dusky Indigobird
Spanish: Viuda Sombría, Viuda Sombrís, Viuda Variable
Spanish (Spain): Viuda Sombrís
Spanish (HBW): Variable Indigobird
Finnish: Mustaleski
French: Combassou noir, Combassou variable, Combassou varié
Icelandic: Grafarekkja
Italian: Uccello indaco variabile, Vedova variabile
Japanese: kuroshikonchou, sumireshikonchou
Japanese: クロシコンチョウ, スミレシコンチョウ
Scientific: Fringilla funerea, Hypochera funerea, Vidua funerea, Vidua funerea funerea
Lithuanian: Tamsioji našlytė
Dutch: Groene Atlasvink, Groene Staalvink
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sørgjeenkje
Norwegian: Sørgeenke
Polish: wdówka czarna
Portuguese: Viúva-negra
Russian: Белоногая вдовушка
Slovak: vdovka smútočná
Serbian: Žalosna atlas udovica
Swedish: Svart indigofink, svartänka
Swahili: Nili Mweusi
Ukrainian: Вдовичка фіолетова
Chinese: 暗紫维达雀
Chinese (Traditional): 雜色維達雀

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