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Dwarf Bittern

Ixobrychus sturmii (Wagler, 1827)

The Dwarf Bittern (Ixobrychus sturmii) is a small species of heron in the Ardeidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
  Ixobrychus

Scientific:
  Ixobrychus sturmii

Citation:
  (Wagler, 1827)

Reference:
  Syst.Av. Ardea [p.191] sp.37

Protonym:
  Ardea Sturmii

Avibase ID:
  87EEBD3E5FE01CA2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/87EEBD3E

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174852

Geographic range:

  • Ixobrychus sturmii: Africa south of the Sahara
English:
Dwarf Bittern
Czech:
bukáček trpasličí
German:
Graurückendommel
Danish:
Pygmæhejre
Spanish:
Avetorillo Plomizo
Finnish:
sinipikkuhaikara
French:
Blongios de Sturm
Icelandic:
Helluþvari
Italian:
Tarabusino nano
Japanese:
kuroyoshigoi
Japanese:
クロヨシゴイ
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Woudaap
Norwegian:
Skiferrørdrum
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Skiferrøyrdrum
Polish:
baczek ciemny
Portuguese:
Garçote-anão
Russian:
Сероспинный волчок
Slovak:
bučiačik trpasličí
Swedish:
pygmérördrom
Ukrainian:
Бугайчик африканський
Chinese:
蓝苇鳽


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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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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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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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Blongios de Sturm ( Ixobrychus sturmii)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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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. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
African Dwarf Bittern ( Ixobrychus sturmii)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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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 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 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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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 2.6:
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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:
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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 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
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James Lee Peters (original):
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James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ixobrychus sturmii
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ixobrychus sturmii

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Dwergrietreier
Catalan: Martinet menut de Sturm
Czech: bukáček trpasličí, Bukácek zakrslý
Danish: Pygmæhejre
German: Graurückendommel, Graurücken-Dommel, Schieferdommel, Sturms Zwergrohrdommel
English: African Dwarf Bittern, Dwarf Bitern, Dwarf Bittern, Rail Heron
English (IOC): Dwarf Bittern
English (Kenya): Dwarf Bittern
Spanish: Avetorillo Plomizo, Mirasol Plomizo
Spanish (Spain): Avetorillo Plomizo
Spanish (HBW): Avetorillo plomizo
Estonian: ojahüüp
Basque: Martinet menut de Sturm
Finnish: Sinipikkuhaikara
French: Blongios africain, Blongios de Sturm, Blongios nain d'Afrique
Galician: Martinet menut de Sturm
Hebrew: אנפית ננסית
Croatian: Siva čapljica
Hungarian: szerecsentörpegém
Icelandic: Helluþvari
Italian: Ardeiderallo, Tarabusino africano, Tarabusino nano, Tarabusino nano africano
Japanese: kuroyoshigoi
Japanese: クロヨシゴイ
Kwangali: Hakaruu
Scientific: Ardea Sturmii, Ardeiralla sturmii, Ardeirallus sturmii, Ixobrychus sturmii
Lithuanian: Afrikinis baublys, Nykštukinis baublys
Latvian: pundurdumpis
Dutch: Afrikaans Woudaapje, Afrikaanse Woudaap
Norwegian Nynorsk: Skiferrøyrdrum
Norwegian: Skiferrørdrum
Polish: baczek ciemny, bączek ciemny
Portuguese: Garçote-anão, Garçote-preto
Portuguese (Portugal): Garçote-anão
Russian: Африканский Карликовый Волчок, Волчок африканский карликовый, Сероспинный волчок
Slovak: bučiačik trpasličí
Slovenian: afriška čapljica
Serbian: Siva čapljica
Swedish: Afrikansk dvärgrördrom, Afrikansk dvärgrördrum, Pygmérördrom
Swahili: Ngojamaliko, Vumatiti Kibete
Turkish: kül sırtlı balaban, Kül-sırtlı Balaban, Kurşuni Küçük Balaban
Ukrainian: Бугайчик африканський
Chinese: 蓝苇鳽
Chinese (Traditional): 藍葦鳽

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