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California Gnatcatcher

Polioptila californica Brewster, 1881




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Polioptilidae
Genus:
  Polioptila

Scientific:
  Polioptila californica

Citation:
  Brewster, 1881

Reference:
  Bull.NuttallOrn.Club 6 p.103

Protonym:
  Polioptila californica

Avibase ID:
  A0015FD729FF3E82

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A0015FD7

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554389

Geographic range:

  • Polioptila californica [californica or atwoodi]: southwestern California to south to northwestern Baja California
  • Polioptila californica margaritae: S Baja California; Santa Margarita I. and Espírito Santo I.
  • Polioptila californica pontilis: Central Baja California from latitude 30°N to 27°N
English:
California Gnatcatcher
Czech:
leskot kalifornský
German:
Kalifornienmückenfänger
Danish:
Bajasnerresmutte
Spanish:
Perlita Californiana
Finnish:
kaliforniansääskikerttu
French:
Gobemoucheron de Californie
Italian:
Pigliamoschini della California
Japanese:
kariforuniabuyumushikui
Japanese:
カリフォルニアブユムシクイ
Dutch:
Californische Muggenvanger
Norwegian:
Kaliforniamyggsmett
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kaliforniamyggsmett
Polish:
siwuszka kalifornijska
Portuguese:
Balança-rabo-da-california
Russian:
Калифорнийская комароловка
Slovak:
sivuška kalifornská
Swedish:
californiamyggsnappare
Ukrainian:
Комароловка каліфорнійська
Chinese:
加州蚋莺


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
California Gnatcatcher [incl. pontilis] ( Polioptila californica [incl. pontilis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
California Gnatcatcher [incl. pontilis] ( Polioptila californica [incl. pontilis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
California Gnatcatcher [incl. pontilis] ( Polioptila californica [incl. pontilis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Polioptila [melanura or californica] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: agafamosquits de Califòrnia
Czech: leskot kalifornský
Danish: Bajasnerresmutte
German: Kalifornienmückenfänger
English: California Gnatcatcher, California Gnatcatcher [incl. pontilis]
English (IOC): California Gnatcatcher
Spanish: Perlita Californiana
Spanish (Spain): Perlita Californiana
Spanish (HBW): California Gnatcatcher
Spanish (Mexico): Perlita californiana
Finnish: kaliforniansääskikerttu
French: Gobemoucheron de Californie, Gobemoucheron de Californie [incl. pontilis]
Hungarian: kaliforniai szúnyogkapó
Italian: Pigliamoschini della California
Japanese: kariforuniabuyumushikui
Japanese: カリフォルニアブユムシクイ
Scientific: Polioptila californica, Polioptila californica [incl. pontilis], Polioptila californica californica
Lithuanian: Kaliforninis mašalinukas
Dutch: Californische Muggenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kaliforniamyggsmett
Norwegian: Kaliforniamyggsmett
Polish: siwuszka kalifornijska
Portuguese: Balança-rabo-da-california
Russian: Калифорнийская комароловка
Slovak: sivuška kalifornská
Serbian: Kalifornijska komarica
Swedish: californiamyggsnappare
Ukrainian: Комароловка каліфорнійська
Chinese: 加州蚋莺
Chinese (Traditional): 加利福尼亞蚋鶯

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