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Little Grebe [ruficollis, incl. collaris]

Tachybaptus ruficollis [ruficollis, incl. collaris] (= Tachybaptus ruficollis) (Pallas, PS 1764)

The little grebe, also known as dabchick, is a member of the grebe family of water birds. The genus name is from Ancient Greek takhus "fast" and bapto "to sink under". The specific ruficollis is from Latin rufus "red" and Modern Latin -collis, "-necked", itself derived from Latin collum "neck". Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Podicipediformes
Family:
  Podicipedidae
Genus:
   Tachybaptus
Scientific:
  Tachybaptus ruficollis


Original description

Citation:
  (Pallas, PS 1764)

Reference:
   Adumbr., in Bered. Cat. Vog. Dier. [Vroeg]

Protonym:
  Colymbus ruficollis


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  82D4FB781CE6DAEA

Avibase ID:
  avibase-82D4FB78

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/82D4FB78


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 563259

Geographic range:

  • Tachybaptus ruficollis ruficollis: Europe east to the Ural Mountains, wintering south to Egypt; also breeds northwest Africa from Western Sahara east to Tunisia, populations in Libya and the Nile Delta not assigned to subspecies
  • Tachybaptus ruficollis capensis: Africa, primarily south of the Sahara but breeding north to Egypt in the east; also the Comoros and Madagascar
  • Tachybaptus ruficollis albescens: Caucasus east to eastern Kazakhstan, south to India, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar
  • Tachybaptus ruficollis iraquensis: Iraq and sw Iran
  • Tachybaptus ruficollis poggei: SE to ne Asia, Hainan, Taiwan, Japan and s Kuril Islands
  • Tachybaptus ruficollis philippensis: N Philippine Islands
  • Tachybaptus ruficollis cotabato: Mindanao (s Philippines)
  • Tachybaptus ruficollis collaris: NE New Guinea to Bougainville (Solomon Islands)
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English:
Little Grebe [ruficollis, incl. collaris]
French:
Grèbe castagneux [ruficollis, incl. collaris]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Little Grebe [ruficollis, incl. collaris] ( Tachybaptus ruficollis [ruficollis, incl. collaris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Little Grebe [incl. collaris] ( Tachybaptus ruficollis [incl. collaris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Little Grebe [incl. collaris] ( Tachybaptus ruficollis [incl. collaris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Little Grebe [incl. collaris] ( Tachybaptus ruficollis [incl. collaris])
eBird version 1.52:
Little Grebe (Little) ( Tachybaptus ruficollis [ruficollis Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 1.53:
Little Grebe (Little) ( Tachybaptus ruficollis [ruficollis Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 1.54:
Little Grebe (Little) ( Tachybaptus ruficollis [ruficollis Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 1.55:
Little Grebe (Little) ( Tachybaptus ruficollis [ruficollis Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Little Grebe (Little) ( Tachybaptus ruficollis [ruficollis Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Little Grebe (Little) ( Tachybaptus ruficollis [ruficollis Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Little Grebe (Little) ( Tachybaptus ruficollis [ruficollis Group]) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Tachybaptus ruficollis

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Afrikaans: Kleindobbertjie
Arabic: الغطاس الصغير
Asturian: Parrulu
Azerbaijani: Kiçik iyrəncə
Belarusian: Малая коўра
Bulgarian: Малък гмурец, Малък гмурец (Група ruficollis)
Bengali: ছোট ডুবুরি
Breton: Ar plomerig ruz
Catalan: Cabusset comú
Catalan (Balears): Setmesó
Valencian: Cabussonet
Czech: potápka malá, potápka malá [skupina ruficollis]
Welsh: Gwyach fach
Danish: Lille Lappedykker
German: Zwergtaucher, Zwergtaucher [ruficollis Gruppe]
Greek: (Κοκκινόλαιμο) Νανοβουτηχτάρι
Greek (Cypriot): Νεροβούττης
Emiliano-romagnolo: Fisulét
English: Little Grebe (Little), Little Grebe [incl. collaris], Little Grebe [ruficollis, incl. collaris]
English (Kenya): Little Grebe
English (Philippines): Little Grebe, Little Grebe (Little)
Esperanto: Malgrande grebo
Spanish: Zampullín Chico, Zampullín Común
Spanish (Spain): Zampullín Común, Zampullín Común [Grupo ruficollis]
Estonian: punakael-pütt
Basque: Txilinporta txikia
Finnish: pikku-uikku
Faroese: Smágjør
French: Grèbe castagneux, Grèbe castagneux (ruficollis), Grèbe castagneux [incl. collaris], Grèbe castagneux [ruficollis, incl. collaris], Grèbe castagneux [ruficollis]
Frisian: Dûkerke
Irish: Spágaire Tonn
Gaelic: Spàg-ri-Tòn
Galician: Mergullón pequeno
Manx: Eean Kereen Beg
Hebrew: טבלן גמד, טבלן גמדי (אירואסייתי)
Hindi: Mukkulippan
Croatian: Mali Gnjurac
Hungarian: Kis vöcsök, Kis vöcsök [ruficollis csoport]
Armenian: Փոքր սուզակ
Indonesian: Titihan Jelaga
Icelandic: Dverggoði
Italian: Tuffetto
Japanese (romaji): kaitsuburi (ruficollis guru-pu)
Japanese: カイツブリ (ruficollis グループ)
Japanese (Kanji): 鸊鷉
Georgian: მცირე კოკონა
Kazakh: Кішкене сұқсыр
Kazakh (Transliteration): kişkene suqsır
Korean: 논병아리
Korean (Transliteration): non-byeongari
Cornish: Gryb lyha
Scientific: Colymbus ruficollis, Podiceps ruficollis, Tachybaptus ruficollis, Tachybaptus ruficollis [incl. collaris], Tachybaptus ruficollis [ruficollis Group], Tachybaptus ruficollis [ruficollis, incl. collaris], Tachybaptus ruficollis ruficollis
Luxembourgish: Däichelchen
Lithuanian: Mažasis kragas
Latvian: Mazais dūkuris, Mazais dūkuris (ruficollis gr.)
Malagasy: Kiborano
Macedonian: мал нуркач
Malayalam: മുങ്ങാങ്കോഴി
Mongolian: Бяцхан шунгуур
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠬᠣᠷᠠᠭᠠᠨ ᠱᠣᠩᠭᠣᠭᠣᠷ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠠᠵᠢᠷ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Ажир
Mongolian (Transliteration): ajir
Malay: Grebe Kecil
Maltese: Blonġun Żgħir
Nepali: डुबुल्कीचरा
Dutch: Dodaars, Dodaars (ruficollis groep)
Norwegian: Dvergdykker, dvergdykker (ruficollis gr.)
Polish: perkozek, perkozek (gr. ruficollis)
Pinyin: xiǎo pìtī
Portuguese: Mergulhão-pequeno
Portuguese (Brazil): Mergulhão-pequeno-europeio, Mergulhão-pequeno-europeio [grupo ruficollis]
Portuguese (Portugal): Mergulhão-pequeno, Mergulhão-pequeno [grupo ruficollis]
Romansh: Sfunsella nanina
Romanian: Corcodel mic
Russian: Малая поганка, Малая поганка [группа ruficollis]
Sardinian: Cabussoni
Scots: Spàg-ri-tòn
Northern Sami: Deaggebuokci
Slovak: potápka malá
Slovenian: mali ponirek
Albanian: Kredharaku i vogël
Serbian: mali gnjurac
Sotho, Southern: Thoboloko
Swedish: smådopping
Swahili: Kibisi Mdogo
Tamil: Mukkulippan
Thai: นกเป็ดผีเล็ก , นกเป็ดผีเล็ก (ruficollis)
Thai (Transliteration): nók pèt-pʰĭi lék
Turkish: Küçük batağan, Küçük Batağan [ruficollis Grubu]
Tuvinian: Бичии ырыксыс
Ukrainian: Пірникоза мала, Пірникоза мала [група ruficollis]
Vietnamese: Le hôi
Xhosa: Unolwilwilwi
Chinese: 小䴙䴘, 小䴙䴘(广布)
Chinese (Traditional): 小鷿鷈, 小鸊鷉(廣布)
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 小鷿鷈
Chinese (Taiwan): 小鷿鷈

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