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Dwarf Kingfisher

Ispidina lecontei Cassin, J 1856

The African dwarf kingfisher is a species of kingfisher in the Alcedininae subfamily. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Ispidina
Scientific:
  Ispidina lecontei


Original description

Citation:
  Cassin, J 1856

Reference:
   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 8 p.158

Protonym:
  Ispidina Lecontei

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1935213


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9BE54916EA869262

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9BE54916

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9BE54916


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 692712

Geographic range:

  • Ispidina lecontei lecontei: southwestern Nigeria and Cameroon to Gabon, and from the Congo Basin east to the western Rift Valley in southwestern Uganda and south to northern Angola
  • Ispidina lecontei ruficeps: west Africa, from Sierra Leone east to Ghana
English:
Dwarf Kingfisher
Catalan:
Blauet pigmeu cap-roig
Czech:
ledňáček nejmenší
Danish:
Sortpandet Dværgisfugl
German:
Braunkopf-Zwergfischer
Spanish:
Martín Pigmeo del Congo
Spanish (Spain):
Martín pigmeo del Congo
Finnish:
kääpiökalastaja
French:
Martin-pêcheur à tête rousse
Croatian:
patuljasti vodomar
Hungarian:
kongói törpejégmadár
Italian:
Martin pescatore nano
Japanese (romaji):
kobitokawasemi
Japanese:
コビトカワセミ
Lithuanian:
Afrikinis nykštukinis miškinis tulžys
Dutch:
Bruinkopdwergijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Knøttisfugl
Norwegian:
Knøttisfugl
Polish:
zimorodek karłowaty
Portuguese:
Guarda-rios-anão
Russian:
Карликовый зимородок
Slovak:
rybárik trpasličí
Serbian:
Crvenoglavi afrički patuljasti vodomar
Swedish:
dvärgkungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Рибалочка-крихітка африканський
Chinese:
红头小翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
矮三趾翠鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martin-pêcheur à tête rousse ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martin-pêcheur à tête rousse ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Myioceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Myioceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lecontei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
African Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Corythornis lecontei) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Myioceyx lecontei [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Myioceyx lecontei [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Myioceyx lecontei [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
African Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ispidina lecontei) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ceyx lecontei [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ispidina lecontei [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Blauet pigmeu cap-roig, Blauet pigmeu de cap vermell
Czech: Lednácek nejmenší, ledňáček nejmenší
Danish: Sortpandet Dværgisfugl
German: Blutfasan, Braunkopfzwer-Fischer, Braunkopf-Zwergfischer, Waldfischer
English: African Dwarf Kingfisher, African Dwarf-kingfisher, Black-fronted Pygmy Kingfisher, Dwarf Kingfisher, Red-headed Dwarf Kingfisher, Uganda Dwarf Kingfisher
English, HBW: African Dwarf-kingfisher
English (IOC): African Dwarf Kingfisher
English (United States): African Dwarf Kingfisher
Esperanto: Nana alciono
Spanish: Martín Pescador Enano Africano, Martín Pigmeo del Congo
Spanish (Spain): Martín pigmeo del Congo
Spanish (HBW): African Dwarf Kingfisher
Estonian: kääbus-jäälind
Finnish: Kääpiökalastaja
French: Martin-pêcheur à tête marron, Martin-pêcheur à tête rousse, Petit Martin-chasseur à tête cha, Petit Martin-chasseur à tête chataine, Petit Martin-chasseur à tête châtaine
Croatian: patuljasti vodomar
Hungarian: kongói törpejégmadár
Italian: Martin pescatore nano, Martin pescatore nano africano
Japanese (romaji): kobitokawasemi
Japanese: コビトカウァセミ, コビトカワセミ
Scientific: Ceyx lecontei, Corythornis lecontei, Ispidina lecontei, Ispidina lecontei lecontei, Ispidina lecontei ruficeps, Ispidina lecontei ugandae, Myioceyx lecontei, Myioceyx ruficeps ugandae
Lithuanian: Afrikinis nykštukinis miškinis tulžys
Dutch: Bruinkopdwergijsvogel, Bruinkop-dwergijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Knøttisfugl
Norwegian: Knøttisfugl
Polish: zimorodek karlowaty, zimorodek karłowaty
Portuguese: Guarda-rios-anão
Portuguese (Portugal): guarda-rios-anão
Russian: Африканский карликовый лесной зимородок, Гудфеллов лесной зимородок, Карликовый зимородок
Slovak: rybárik trpasličí
Slovenian: gozdni vodomček
Serbian: Crvenoglavi afrički patuljasti vodomar
Swedish: afrikansk dvärgkungsfiskare, dvärgkungsfiskare, Svartpannad pygmékungsfiskare
Turkish: Leconte küçük yalıçapkını
Ukrainian: Рибалочка-крихітка африканський
Chinese: 红头小翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 矮三趾翠鳥

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