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Mountain Bluebird

Sialia currucoides (Bechstein, 1798)

The Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides) is a medium-sized bird weighing about 30 g (1.1 ounces) with a length from 16–20 cm (6.3–7.9 in). They have light underbellies and black eyes. Adult males have thin bills that are bright turquoise-blue and somewhat lighter beneath. Adult females have duller blue wings and tail, grey breast, grey crown, throat and back. In fresh fall plumage, the female's throat and breast are tinged with red-orange; brownish near the flank contrasting with white tail underparts. Call is a thin few; Song is warbled high chur chur. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Turdidae
Genus:
  Sialia

Scientific:
  Sialia currucoides

Citation:
  (Bechstein, 1798)

Reference:
  Allg.Uebers.Vogel[Latham] 3 p.546 pl.121

Protonym:
  Motacilla s. Sylvia Currucoides

Avibase ID:
  97B870B4D154F7DB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/97B870B4

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179811

Geographic range:

  • Sialia currucoides: W North America (Alaska to c Mexico); winters to Baja Calif.
English:
Mountain Bluebird
Czech:
salašník horský
German:
Berghüttensänger
Danish:
Bjergsialia
Spanish:
Azulejo Claro
Finnish:
vuorisinikka
French:
Merlebleu azuré
Icelandic:
Fjallaskotta
Italian:
Azzurrino montano
Japanese:
mujiruritsugumi
Japanese:
ムジルリツグミ
Dutch:
Bergsialia
Norwegian:
Fjellblåfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Fjellblåfugl
Polish:
blekitnik górski
Russian:
Горная лазурная птица
Slovak:
salašník horský
Swedish:
bergsialia
Ukrainian:
Блакитник середній
Chinese:
山蓝鸲


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Merlebleu azuré ( Sialia currucoides)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Merlebleu azuré ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 1st edition:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 3rd edition:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 4th edition:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 6th edition:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements, version 2015:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements, version 2016:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements, version 2017:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements, version 2018:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Clements, version 2019:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
eBird version 1.50:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
eBird version 1.52:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
eBird version 1.53:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
eBird version 1.54:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
eBird version 1.55:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
eBird version 2015:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
eBird version 2016:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
eBird version 2017:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
eBird version 2018:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
eBird version 2019:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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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 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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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:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
James Lee Peters:
Sialia currucoides
James Lee Peters (original):
Sialia currucoides
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Sialia currucoides
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Mountain Bluebird ( Sialia currucoides)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sialia currucoides
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sialia currucoides

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Species status: full species

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Catalan: siàlia muntanyenca
Czech: salašník horský, Sialie východní
Danish: Bjergsialia
German: Berghüttensänger, Berg-Hüttensänger
English: Arctic Bluebird, Mountain Bluebird
English (IOC): Mountain Bluebird
Spanish: Azulejas Mountanious, Azulejo Claro, Azulejo Pálido, Azulillo Pálido
Spanish (Spain): Azulejo Claro
Spanish (HBW): Mountain Bluebird
Spanish (Mexico): azulejo pálido, Azulillo Pálido
Estonian: mägi-sinilind
Finnish: Vuorisinikka
French: Merle bleu des montagnes, Merlebleu azuré, Merlebleu des montagnes
Croatian: Planinska plavica
Hungarian: hegyi kékmadár
Icelandic: Fjallaskotta
Italian: Azzurrino montano, Uccello azzurro di montagna
Japanese: mujiruritsugumi
Japanese: ムジルリツグミ
Scientific: Motacilla s. Sylvia Currucoides, Sialia arctica, Sialia currucoides
Lithuanian: Kalninė mėlynoji paukštė
Latvian: kalnu zilputniņš
Dutch: Berg-bluebird, Bergsialia
Norwegian Nynorsk: Fjellblåfugl
Norwegian: Fjellblåfugl
Polish: blekitnik górski, błękitnik górski
Russian: Голубая сиалия, Горная лазурная птица
Slovak: salašník horský
Serbian: Planinska plavica
Swedish: Bergsialia
Ukrainian: Блакитник середній
Chinese: 山蓝鸲
Chinese (Traditional): 山藍鶇

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