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Pygmy Woodpecker

Yungipicus kizuki (Temminck, 1835)

The Japanese pygmy woodpecker or pygmy woodpecker is a species of woodpecker. It is found in coniferous and deciduous forests in Russia, China, Korea and Japan. This species has also been placed in the genus Dendrocopos or Picoides. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has assessed it as a least-concern species. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
   Yungipicus
Scientific:
  Yungipicus kizuki


Original description

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1835)

Reference:
  Pl.Col. textpl.585

Protonym:
  Picus kizuki

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32427100


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  6347258AE3EE2580

Avibase ID:
  avibase-6347258A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6347258A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554036

Geographic range:

  • Yungipicus kizuki kizuki: Kyushu (southern Japan)
  • Yungipicus kizuki kotataki: Tsushima Island and Oki Island (western Japan)
  • Yungipicus kizuki matsudairai: Yakushima Island (off of southern Kyushu) and the Izu Islands
  • Yungipicus kizuki nigrescens: Okinawa (south central Ryukyu Islands)
  • Yungipicus kizuki orii: Iriomote (southern Ryukyu Islands)
  • Yungipicus kizuki amamii: N Ryukyu Islands (Amami-O-Shima and Tokuno-Shima)
  • Yungipicus kizuki [seebohmi or ijimae]: Sakhalin, the southern Kuril Islands, and northern Japan (Hokkaido)
  • Yungipicus kizuki nippon: Korea (except northeast), including Jeju Island (Quelpart), and central Japan (most of Honshu)
  • Yungipicus kizuki wilderi: eastern China (northern Hebei, Shandong)
  • Yungipicus kizuki permutatus: southeastern Siberia (Ussuriland), northern Korea, and adjacent northeastern China (Liaoning)
  • Yungipicus kizuki shikokuensis: southern Japan (southwestern Honshu and Shikoku)
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English:
Pygmy Woodpecker
Catalan:
Picot garser kizuki
Czech:
strakapoud ussurijský
Danish:
Lille Grå Flagspætte
German:
Kizukispecht
Spanish:
Pico Kizuki
Spanish (Spain):
Pico Kizuki
Finnish:
japaninpikkutikka
French:
Pic kisuki
Croatian:
smeđoglavi djetlić
Icelandic:
Stúfspæta
Italian:
Picchio pigmeo
Japanese (romaji):
kogera
Japanese:
コゲラ
Lithuanian:
Margasis genys mažylis
Dutch:
Kizukispecht
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Knøttspett
Norwegian:
Knøttspett
Polish:
dzięcioł brązowolicy
Portuguese:
Pica-pau-kizuki
Russian:
Малый острокрылый дятел
Slovak:
ďateľ kizuki
Serbian:
Mali oštrokrili detlić
Swedish:
kizukispett
Ukrainian:
Дятел бурощокий
Chinese:
小星头啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
小星頭啄木


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Yungipicus [canicapillus or kizuki] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: Picot garser kizuki
Czech: Strakapoud ussurijský
Welsh: Cnocell fraith Japan
Danish: Lille Grå Flagspætte
German: Kizukispecht, Kizuki-Specht
English: Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker, Japanese Spotted Woodpecker, Japanese Woodpecker, Pigmy woodpecker, Pygmy Woodpecker, Pygmy-Woodpecker
English, HBW: Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker
English (IOC): Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker
English (United States): Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker, Pygmy Woodpecker
Esperanto: Kizuka buntpego
Spanish: Carpintero de Java Moteado, Pico Kizuki
Spanish (Spain): Pico Kizuki
Spanish (HBW): Pygmy Woodpecker
Estonian: jaapani kirjurähn
Finnish: Idänpikkutikka, japaninpikkutikka
French: Pic kisuki, Pic kizuki
Galician: Peto kizuki
Croatian: smeđoglavi djetlić
Icelandic: Stúfspæta
Italian: Picchio Kiuzuki, Picchio kizuki, Picchio nano, Picchio pigmeo
Japanese (romaji): kogera, Ko-gera
Japanese: コゲラ
Japanese (Kanji): 小啄木鳥
Korean: 쇠딱다구리, 쇠딱따구리
Korean (Transliteration): soe-ttakdaguri
Kirghiz: учтуу канат тоңкулдак
Scientific: Dendrocopos kizuki, Dendrocopos kizuki kizuki, Dendrocopus kizuki, Picoides kizuki, Picus kizuki, Yungipicus kizuki
Lithuanian: Margasis genys mažylis, Mažasis aštriasparnis genys
Latvian: sīkais dzenis
Mongolian: одот алаг тоншуул, толбот тоншуул
Mongolian, Chakhar (Peripheral): одот алаг тоншуул, толбот тоншуул
Dutch: Japanse Dwergspecht, Kizukispecht
Norwegian Nynorsk: Knøttspett
Norwegian: Knøttspett
Polish: dzieciol brazowolicy, dzięcioł brązowolicy
Pinyin: xiǎo huǒ-diǎn pēn-dǎ-mù, xiǎo xīng-tóu zhuó-mù-niǎo, zé-liè
Portuguese: Pica-pau-kizuki
Portuguese (Portugal): pica-pau-kizuki
Rhaeto-Romance: Pitgalain kizuki
Russian: Дятел малый острокрылый, Карликовый дятел, Малый острокрылый дятел, острокрылый дятел
Slovak: ďateľ kizuki
Serbian: Mali oštrokrili detlić
Swedish: Kizukispett
Turkish: Kizuki ağaçkakanı
Ukrainian: Дятел бурощокий
Chinese: 小星头啄木鸟, 小火点喷打木, 帻裂
Chinese (Traditional): 小星頭啄木, 小星頭啄木鳥, 小火點噴打木, 幘裂

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