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Little Bittern

Ixobrychus minutus (Linnaeus, 1766)

The little bittern or common little bittern is a wading bird in the heron family, Ardeidae. Ixobrychus is from Ancient Greek ixias, a reed-like plant and brukhomai, to bellow, and minutus is Latin for "small". Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
   Ixobrychus
Scientific:
  Ixobrychus minutus


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.240

Protonym:
  Ardea minuta

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42946436


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7AAD57ACA1C4ECA9

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7AAD57AC

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7AAD57AC


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 174850

Geographic range:

  • Ixobrychus minutus minutus: Central and s Europe to Siberia; North Africa
  • Ixobrychus minutus payesii: Africa south of the Sahara
  • Ixobrychus minutus podiceps: Madagascar
English:
Little Bittern
Catalan:
Martinet menut comú
Czech:
bukáček malý
Danish:
Dværghejre
German:
Zwergdommel
Spanish:
Avetorillo común
Spanish (Spain):
Avetorillo Común
Finnish:
pikkuhaikara
French:
Blongios nain
Croatian:
Čapljica Voljak
Hungarian:
törpegém
Icelandic:
Rindilþvari
Italian:
Tarabusino
Japanese (romaji):
himeyoshigoi
Japanese:
ヒメヨシゴイ
Lithuanian:
Mažasis baublys
Dutch:
Woudaap
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dvergrøyrdrum
Norwegian:
Dvergrørdrum
Polish:
bączek
Portuguese:
garçote
Russian:
Волчок
Slovak:
bučiačik močiarny
Serbian:
Čapljica
Swedish:
dvärgrördrom
Ukrainian:
Бугайчик
Chinese:
小苇鳽
Chinese (Traditional):
小葦鳽


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Blongios nain ( Ixobrychus minutus) [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 1st edition:
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Clements, version 2021:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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eBird version 2021:
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Oriental Bird Club:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ixobrychus [minutus or dubius] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Kleinrietreier, Kleinrietreier (Woudapie), Woudapie, Woudapie (Kleinrietreier)
Arabic: الواق الصغير, الواق الصغير بو الخصيف, واقة صغيرة
Asturian: Butorín común, Garcina, Garcina Nana
Azerbaijani: Kiçik dan quşu, kiçik danquşcuq, Kiçik danquşu
Bashkir: бупылдаҡ, ваҡ мөншөгөр, ғомбой, күл буғаһы, һыу буғаһы
Belarusian: Чапля-лазянiк, Чапля-лазянік
Bulgarian: Малък воден бик
Bengali: হছাট ফগরা
Bengali (transliteration): chōṭa bagalā
Breton: Ar bongorz bihan, Bongorz bihan
Catalan: Gomet, Martinet menut, Martinet menut comú, Suís
Catalan (Balears): Suís
Valencian: Gomet
Montenegrin: mala čaplja, мала чапља
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): мала чапља
Czech: Bukaček malý, Bukácek malý, Bukáček malý, bukáèek malý
Chuvash: пĕчĕк чăмăш, пĕчĕк шур вăкăрĕ
Welsh: Aderyn y bwn lleiaf, Aderyn-bwn Leiaf, Aderyn-bwn lleiaf, Bwm bach y gors
Danish: Dværghejre
German: Zwergdommel, Zwergdrommel, Zwergreiher, Zwergrohrdommel
Greek: (Ευρωπαϊκός) Μικροτσικνιάς, Μικρoτσικvιάς, Μικροτσικνιάς, Νανορωδιός
Greek (Cypriot): Νανορωδιός
English: Black-backed Least Bittern, Common Little Bittern, Great Bittern, Little Bittern
English, HBW: Common Little Bittern
English (IOC): Little Bittern
English (Kenya): Little Bittern
English (United States): Little Bittern
Esperanto: Malgranda botaûro, Malgranda botaŭro
Spanish: Avetorillo, Avetorillo Comun, Avetorillo Común, Mirasol Pequeño
Spanish (Spain): Avetorillo Común
Spanish (HBW): Avetorillo común
Estonian: Väikehüüp
Basque: Amiltxori txiki, Amiltxori txikia, Martinet menut
Persian: بوتیمار کوچک
Finnish: Pikkuhaikara
Faroese: Vætturhegri
French: Blongios nain, Butor blongios, Héron blongios, Porchat, Pouacra
Friulian: sgarzet piçul
Frisian: Lytse reiddomp, Woffer
Irish: Aderyn-bwn lleiaf, Bonnán Beag
Gaelic: Bùbaire beag, Corra Ghrain Beag
Galician: Galguiñeira común, Garza pequena, Garzote común, Martinet menut
Manx: Coar veg
Hebrew: אנפית גמדית
Croatian: Capljica Voljak, Čapljica Voljak
Hungarian: Pocgém, Törpegém
Armenian: [Pokr Jrtsul ], Փոքր Ջրցուլ
Icelandic: Rindilþvari
Italian: Tarabusino, Tarabusino comune
Japanese (romaji): himeyoshigoi, ko yoshi goi, koyoshigoi
Japanese: コヨシゴイ, ヒメヨシゴイ
Japanese (Kanji): 小葦五位
Georgian: მცირე ყარაულა, პატარა ყარაულა
Kara-Kalpak: киши көлбуға
Kabardian: бгъэкӀэхьцӀыкӀу
Kazakh: Кіші әупілдек, Кішкене кєлбұқа, кішкене көлбұқа, кішкентай әупілдек, оқпан
Kazakh (Transliteration): kişkene kölbuqa
Korean (Transliteration): odoi bukh
Cornish: Clabyttour lyha
Kwangali: Mwene-mwene Hakaruu
Kirghiz: кидик көл бука, кидик колбука
Scientific: Ardea minuta, Ixobrychus minutus, Ixobrychus minutus minutus
Luxembourgish: Kleng Dommel
Lithuanian: Mažasis baublys
Latvian: Mazais dumpis
Malagasy: Fiandrivoditatratra, Godrano, Mpiandravoditra, Tambakoratsy, Voromalemy, Zafimbano
Macedonian: Мал воден бик, мало чапјиче
Malayalam: ചിന്നക്കൊച്ച
Mongolian: Бичил одой бух, Бичил одойбух, малайн дэглий, Одой бух, Одой дэглий, шарангуй хүрэн бух шувуу
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠪᠢᠴᠢᠯ ᠣᠳᠣᠢ ᠪᠣᠬ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠣᠳᠣᠢ ᠪᠣᠬ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Бяцхан бух шувуу
Mongolian (Transliteration): bichil odoi-bukh, byatskhaŋ bykh shuvuu
Moldavian: Stârc pitic
Maltese: Russet tas-siġar, Russett tas-Siġar
Mongolian, Chakhar (Peripheral): малайн дэглий, шарангуй хүрэн бух шувуу
Dutch: Woudaap, Woudaapje, Wouwaapje
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dvergrøyrdrum
Norwegian: Dvergrørdrum
Polish: baczek, Bączek, bączek (zwyczajny), Bączek zwyczajny
Pinyin: xiǎo wěi-yán
Portuguese: garça pequena, Garça-pequena, Garçote, Garçote-comum, Garcote-comun
Portuguese (Portugal): Garçote-comum
Romansh: Tarbegl pitschen
Rhaeto-Romance: Tarbegl pitschen
Romanian: Stârc pitic
Russian: Volchok, Волчок, Выпь малая, Или Волчок, Малая выпь, Малая выпь (волчок), Малый волчок
Yakut: кыра аҥыр
Scots: Corra ghrain beag
Northern Sami: Uhcaháigir
Slovak: Bučiačik močiarny, Bučiačik obyčajný
Slovenian: capljica, čapljica, mala bobnarica
Albanian: Gakth i vogël, Gakthi i vogël
Serbian: bukovcic, bukovčić, Capljica, Čapljica, Цаплјица, Чапљика
Sotho, Southern: Khoitinyane
Swedish: Dvärgrördrom, Dvergrördrom
Swahili: Ngojamaliko, Vumatiti Mdogo
Turkmen: gögebakar
Turkish: Cüce Balaban Kuşu, Küçük balaban, Кішкене көлбұқа
Tatar: кече күлбуга
Tuvinian: Хыыргыыш коонгуу, хыыргыыш кооңгуу
Udmurt: вуош
Ukrainian: Бугайчик, Бугайчик звичайний
Uzbek: кичик кўлбуқа
Kalmyk: көк бух, көкө бухы
Xhosa: Ihashe
Chinese: [xiao wei-yan], 小苇, 小苇千干鸟, 小苇, 小苇鳽
Chinese (Traditional): 小葦鳽

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