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Little Kingfisher

Ceyx pusillus (Temminck, 1836)

The Little Kingfisher (scientific name-Alcedo pusilla) is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family. It is found in open forest, woodland, swamps and mangroves in Australia (northern Queensland and north Northern Territory), Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Ceyx

Scientific:
  Ceyx pusillus

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1836)

Reference:
  Pl.Col. livr.100 pl.595 fig.3

Protonym:
  Ceyx pusilla

Avibase ID:
  9F840FEA001B1C35

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
Czech:
ledňáček mangrovový
German:
Mangrovezwergfischer
Danish:
Lille Isfugl
Spanish:
Martín Pescador Menudo
Finnish:
australianpikkukalastaja
French:
Martin-pêcheur poucet
Italian:
Martin pescatore minore
Japanese:
himemitsuyubikawasemi
Japanese:
ヒメミツユビカワセミ
Dutch:
Papoeaijsvogel
Norwegian:
Alveisfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Alveisfugl
Polish:
zimorodek bialoczelny
Russian:
Мангровый лесной зимородок
Slovak:
rybárik modrý
Swedish:
småkungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Рибалочка мангровий
Chinese:
小翠鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
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]
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]
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 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):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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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]
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:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Little Kingfisher ( Ceyx pusillus) [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 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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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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 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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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 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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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 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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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]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcyone pusilla) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Ceyx pusillus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Ceyx pusillus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (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 2nd edition (1996):
Little Kingfisher ( Alcedo pusilla) [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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Other synonyms


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 (IOC): Little Kingfisher
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
Hungarian: mangrove-jégmadár
Indonesian: Raja udang kecil, Rajaudang Kecil, Raja-udang kecil
Italian: Martin pescatore delle Mongrovie, Martin pescatore minore
Japanese: 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 pusillus
Lithuanian: Mangrovinis tulžys
Dutch: Papoeaijsvogel, Papoea-ijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Alveisfugl
Norwegian: Alveisfugl
Polish: zimorodek bialoczelny, zimorodek białoczelny
Russian: Мангровый лесной зимородок
Slovak: rybárik modrý
Slovenian: pritlikavi vodomec
Serbian: Mali vodomar
Swedish: Australisk dvärgskungsfiskare, småkungsfiskare
Ukrainian: Рибалочка мангровий
Chinese: 小翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 小三趾翠鳥

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