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Little Kingfisher

Ceyx pusillus Temminck, CJ 1836

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




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Ceyx
Scientific:
  Ceyx pusillus


Original description

Citation:
  Temminck, CJ 1836

Reference:
   Nouv. Recueil Pl. Color. Ois. livr.100 pl.595 fig.3

Protonym:
  Ceyx pusilla

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35465320#page/296/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9F840FEA001B1C35

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9F840FEA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9F840FEA


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554564

Geographic range:

  • Ceyx pusillus pusillus: New Guinea, Kai, Aru, w Papuan & Torres Str. is., ne Cape York Pen.
  • Ceyx pusillus laetior: N New Guinea (Geelvink Bay to Astrolabe Bay)
  • Ceyx pusillus ramsayi: Coastal n Australia (Anson Bay to w Cape York Peninsula)
  • Ceyx pusillus halli: NE Australia (coastal ne Queensland and Hinchinbrook I.)
  • Ceyx pusillus masauji: Bismarck Arch. (New Britain, New Ireland and New Hanover)
  • Ceyx pusillus bougainvillei: Solomon Islands (Bougainville, Santa Isabel and Choiseul)
  • Ceyx pusillus halmaherae: Halmahera, Obi, Ternate and Bacan
  • Ceyx pusillus richardsi: Central Solomon Islands between Vellalavella and Vangunu
  • Ceyx pusillus aolae: Known from the type specimen from Guadalcanal
  • Show more...
English:
Little Kingfisher
Catalan:
Blauet pigmeu bicolor
Czech:
ledňáček mangrovový
Danish:
Lille Isfugl
German:
Mangrovezwergfischer
Spanish:
Martín Pescador Menudo
Spanish (Spain):
Martín Pescador Menudo
Finnish:
australianpikkukalastaja
French:
Martin-pêcheur poucet
Croatian:
mali vodomar
Hungarian:
mangrove-jégmadár
Italian:
Martin pescatore minore
Japanese (romaji):
himemitsuyubikawasemi
Japanese:
ヒメミツユビカワセミ
Lithuanian:
Mangrovinis tulžys
Dutch:
Papoeaijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Alveisfugl
Norwegian:
Alveisfugl
Polish:
zimorodek białoczelny
Portuguese:
martim-pigmeu-miúdo
Russian:
Малый зимородок
Slovak:
rybárik modrý
Serbian:
Mali vodomar
Swedish:
småkungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Рибалочка мангровий
Chinese:
小翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
小三趾翠鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusilla) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martin-pêcheur poucet ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martin-pêcheur poucet ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Mangrove Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Mangrove Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusilla) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcyone pusilla) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Ceyx pusillus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Ceyx pusillus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Ceyx pusillus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Alcedo pusilla [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ceyx pusillus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Blauet menut, Blauet pigmeu bicolor
Czech: Lednácek mangrovový, ledňáček mangrovový
Danish: Lille Isfugl
German: Mangrovefischer, Mangrovezwergfischer, Mongrovenfischer, Papuafischer
English: Little Kingfisher, Mangrove Kingfisher, Mongrove kingfisher
English, HBW: Little Kingfisher
English (IOC): Little Kingfisher
English (United States): Little Kingfisher
Esperanto: Malgranda alciono
Spanish: Martín Pescador de los Manglares, Martín Pescador Menudo
Spanish (Spain): Martín Pescador Menudo
Spanish (HBW): Little Kingfisher
Estonian: väike-jäälind
Finnish: Australianpikkukalastaja
French: Martin-pêcheur poucet
Croatian: mali vodomar
Hungarian: mangrove-jégmadár
Indonesian: Raja udang kecil, Rajaudang Kecil, Raja-udang kecil
Italian: Martin pescatore delle Mongrovie, Martin pescatore minore
Japanese (romaji): himemitsuyubikawasemi
Japanese: ヒメミツユビカワセミ
Scientific: Alcedo pusilla, Alcedo pusilla pusilla, Alcyone pusilla, Alcyonis pusilla, Ceyx pusilla, Ceyx pusilla pusilla, Ceyx pusillus, Ceyx pusillus pusillus
Lithuanian: Mangrovinis tulžys
Dutch: Papoeaijsvogel, Papoea-ijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Alveisfugl
Norwegian: Alveisfugl
Polish: zimorodek bialoczelny, zimorodek białoczelny
Portuguese: martim-pigmeu-miúdo
Portuguese (Portugal): guarda-rios-polegarzinho
Russian: Малый зимородок, Мангровый лесной зимородок
Slovak: rybárik modrý
Slovenian: pritlikavi vodomec
Serbian: Mali vodomar
Swedish: Australisk dvärgskungsfiskare, småkungsfiskare
Turkish: Küçük mavi yalıçapkını
Ukrainian: Рибалочка мангровий
Chinese: 小翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 小三趾翠鳥

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