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Blue Tit

Cyanistes caeruleus Linnaeus, 1758

The Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus or Parus caeruleus) is a small passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. The bird is easily recognisable by its blue and yellow plumage, but various authorities dispute their scientific classification. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Paridae
Genus:
  Cyanistes

Scientific:
  Cyanistes caeruleus

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.190

Protonym:
  Parus caeruleus

Avibase ID:
  9BE53D340F9A4305

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9BE53D34

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559612

Geographic range:

  • Cyanistes caeruleus caeruleus: Continental Europe to n Spain, Sicily, n Turkey and n Urals
  • Cyanistes caeruleus obscurus: Ireland, Britain and Channel Islands
  • Cyanistes caeruleus balearicus: Majorca I. (Balearic Islands)
  • Cyanistes caeruleus satunini: Crimean Pen., Caucasus, Transcaucasia and nw Iran to e Turkey
  • Cyanistes caeruleus orientalis: S European Russia (Volga River to central and s Ural Mts.)
  • Cyanistes caeruleus ogliastrae: Portugal, s Spain, Corsica and Sardinia
  • Cyanistes caeruleus calamensis: S Greece, Pelopónnisos, Cyclades, Crete and Rhodes
  • Cyanistes caeruleus raddei: N Iran
  • Cyanistes caeruleus persicus: SW Iran (Zagros Mountains)
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English:
Blue Tit
Czech:
sýkora modřinka
German:
Blaumeise
Danish:
Blåmejse
Spanish:
Herrerillo Común
Finnish:
sinitiainen
French:
Mésange bleue
Icelandic:
Blámeisa
Italian:
Cinciarella
Japanese:
aogara
Japanese:
アオガラ
Dutch:
Pimpelmees
Norwegian:
Blåmeis
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blåmeis
Polish:
modraszka
Portuguese:
Chapim-azul
Russian:
Лазоревка
Slovak:
sýkorka belasá
Swedish:
blåmes
Ukrainian:
Синиця блакитна
Chinese:
青山雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Mésange bleue ( Parus caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Eurasian Blue Tit ( Cyanistes caeruleus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
European Blue Tit ( Parus caeruleus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cyanistes caeruleus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Cyanistes [caeruleus, teneriffae or ultramarinus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Asturian: Ferreirín, Ferrerín
Azerbaijani: Adi arıquşu
Belarusian: Сініца сіняя, Сіняя сініца
Bulgarian: Син синигер
Breton: Ar galvennig
Catalan: Ferrerico blau, Mallerenga blava, mallerenga blava eurasiàtica
Catalan (Balears): Ferrerico blau
Montenegrin: plava sjenica
Czech: Sýkora modrinka, Sýkora modřinka, sýkora modřinká
Welsh: Glas bach y wal, Glas dwl, Glas y pared, Pela glas bach, Perla, Titw tomos las, Yswidw las fach, Yswigw
Danish: Blåmejse
German: Blaumeise, Blaumeise-caeruleus
Greek: Γαλαζοπαπαδίτσα
English: Blue tit, Common Blue Tit, Eurasian Blue Tit, Eurasian Blue-Tit, European Blue Tit
English (IOC): Eurasian Blue Tit
Esperanto: blua paruo
Spanish: Carbonero garrapinos, Herrerillo Comun, Herrerillo Común
Spanish (Spain): Herrerillo Común
Spanish (HBW): Herrerillo común
Estonian: Sinitihane
Basque: Amilotx urdina, Mallerenga blava
Persian: چرخ‌ریسک سرآبی
Finnish: Sinitiainen
Faroese: Blátita, blátíta
French: Mésange bleue
Irish: Meantán Gorm
Gaelic: Cailleachag a' Chinn Ghuirm, Cailleachag Cheann Ghorm
Galician: Ferreiriño azul, Mallerenga blava
Manx: Drean Gorrym
Hebrew: ירגזי כחול, ירגז-י כחול
Croatian: Plavetna Sjenica
Hungarian: Kék cinege
Armenian: [Yerknaguyn Yerashtahav ], Երկնագույն Երաժտահավ, Երկնագույն Երաշտահավ
Icelandic: Blámeisa
Italian: Cinciarella, Cinciarella europea
Japanese: aogara
Japanese: アオガラ
Georgian: ლურჯდავა წიწკანა, მოლურჯო წივწივა, მოლურჯო წიწკანა
Kazakh: Кєкшіл шымшық
Cornish: Pen-paly
Scientific: Cyanestes caeruleus, Cyanistes caeruleus, Cyanistes caeruleus caeruleus, Parus caeruleus, Parus caeruleus caeruleus
Luxembourgish: Blomees
Lithuanian: Melynoji zyle, Mėlynoji zylė
Latvian: Zilzīlīte
Macedonian: сина сипка, Синоголава сипка
Moldavian: Pițigoi albastru
Maltese: Primavera
Dutch: Pimpelmees
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blåmeis
Norwegian: Blåmeis
Polish: Modraszka, modraszka (zwyczajna), modraszka zwyczajna, Modraszka zwyczjna, Sikora modra
Portuguese: chapim azul, Chapim-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): Chapim-azul
Romansh: Maset blau
Romanian: Pițigoi albastru
Russian: Лазоревка, Лазоревка обыкновенная, Обыкновенная лазоревка, Синица-лазоревка, Синица-лазоревка - Обыкновенная ла...
Sindhi: ؿ مَ يٍٕټ إَٓةي
Northern Sami: Alitoai'gaccet
Slovak: Sýkorka belasá
Slovenian: modra sinica, plavcek, plavček
Albanian: Trishtili i kaltër
Serbian: Plava senica, plava sjenica, sjenica plavic, sjenica plavić, Плава сеница, Плавић
Swedish: Blåmes
Turkish: Mavi Baştankara
Ukrainian: Голуба синиця, Синиця блакитна
Chinese: 青山雀
Chinese (Traditional): 歐亞藍山雀

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