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Brown Firefinch

Lagonosticta nitidula Hartlaub, 1886

The Brown Firefinch (Lagonosticta nitidula) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Southern Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 1,300,000 km². Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Lagonosticta

Scientific:
  Lagonosticta nitidula

Citation:
  Hartlaub, 1886

Reference:
  Bull.Mus.R.Hist.Nat.Belg. 4 p.145 pl.4 fig.2

Protonym:
  Lagonosticta nitidula

Avibase ID:
  995975D1918707BD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/995975D1

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560646

Geographic range:

  • Lagonosticta nitidula: Angola to Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia, s Tanzania, n Namibia and n Zimbabwe
English:
Brown Firefinch
Czech:
amarant hnědý
German:
Braunbürzelamarant
Danish:
Stor Punktamarant
Spanish:
Amaranta Parda
Finnish:
ruokoruusupeippo
French:
Amarante nitidule
Italian:
Amaranto bruno
Japanese:
chairokougyokuchou
Japanese:
チャイロコウギョクチョウ
Dutch:
Bruine Amarant
Norwegian:
Brunamarant
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Brunamarant
Polish:
amarantka szara
Portuguese:
Peito-de-fogo-castanho
Russian:
Коричневый амарант
Slovak:
amarant hnedý
Swedish:
brun amarant
Ukrainian:
Амарант бурий
Chinese:
褐背火雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Brown Firefinch ( Lagonosticta nitidula) [version 1]
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):
Amarante nitidule ( Lagonosticta nitidula) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Amarante nitidule ( Lagonosticta nitidula) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Brown Waxbill ( Lagonosticta nitidula) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Brown Waxbill ( Lagonosticta nitidula) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Brown Firefinch ( Lagonosticta nitidula) [version 1]
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:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 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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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 2016:
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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 1.52:
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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:
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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 2.0:
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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 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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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:
Brown Fire-Finch ( Lagonosticta nitidula) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Lagonosticta nitidula [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Lagonosticta nitidula [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Lagonosticta nitidula [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Brown Firefinch ( Lagonosticta nitidula) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Brown Firefinch ( Lagonosticta nitidula) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lagonosticta nitidula [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lagonosticta nitidula [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Lagonosticta [rufopicta or nitidula] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Bruinvuurvinkie, Bruinvuurvinkie (Bruinrobbin)
Catalan: amaranta bruna
Czech: amarant hnědý, Amarant lesklý
Danish: Stor Punktamarant
German: Braunbürzelamarant, Bronzebürzel-Amarant, Großer Pünktchenamarant
English: Brown Fire Finch, Brown Firefinch, Brown Fire-Finch, Brown Waxbill
English (IOC): Brown Firefinch
Spanish: Amaranta Parda, Pinzón Candela Castaño
Spanish (Spain): Amaranta Parda
Spanish (HBW): Brown Firefinch
Estonian: hall-leekamadiin
Finnish: Ruokoruusupeippo
French: Amarante brun, Amarante nitidule, Astrild tacheté
Hungarian: nagy pettyesamarant
Italian: Amaranto bruno
Japanese: chairokougyokuchou
Japanese: チャイロコウギョクチョウ
Scientific: Lagonosticta harterti, Lagonosticta nitidula
Lithuanian: Rudasis amarantas
Dutch: Bruin Vuurvinkje, Bruine Amarant
Norwegian Nynorsk: Brunamarant
Norwegian: Brunamarant
Polish: amarantka szara
Portuguese: Peito-de-fogo-castanho
Russian: Коричневый амарант
Slovak: amarant hnedý
Serbian: Velika tačkasta amaranta
Swedish: Brun amarant
Swahili: Mtolondo Kidari-baka
Ukrainian: Амарант бурий
Chinese: 褐背火雀
Chinese (Traditional): 褐背火雀

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