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Sunda or Indian Pygmy Woodpecker

Yungipicus [moluccensis or nanus] (= Yungipicus moluccensis) (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

The Sunda pygmy woodpecker, also known as the Sunda woodpecker, is a species of bird in the family Picidae. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore. Some taxonomic authorities continue to place this species in the genus Dendrocopos or Picoides. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
   Yungipicus
Scientific:
  Yungipicus moluccensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. p.439

Protonym:
  Picus moluccensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2897039


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A1B98D41940622B1

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A1B98D41

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A1B98D41


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554034

Geographic range:

  • Yungipicus nanus nanus: northern India and Nepal
  • Yungipicus nanus hardwickii: peninsular India (except for Western Ghats)
  • Yungipicus nanus cinereigula: S India (Madras and Kerala)
  • Yungipicus nanus gymnopthalmos: Sri Lanka
  • Yungipicus moluccensis moluccensis: Thailand and Malay Peninsula to Borneo, Sumatra, Java and Riau Archipelago
  • Yungipicus moluccensis grandis: Lesser Sundas (Lombok, Lomblen, Sumbawa, Flores, Besar, Alor)
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English:
Sunda or Indian Pygmy Woodpecker
French:
Pic nain ou P. à calotte brune


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Sunda or Indian Pygmy Woodpecker ( Yungipicus [moluccensis or nanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Sunda or Indian Pygmy Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos [moluccensis or nanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Sunda or Indian Pygmy Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos [moluccensis or nanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Sunda or Indian Pygmy Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos [moluccensis or nanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Sunda or Indian Pygmy Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos [moluccensis or nanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Sunda or Indian Pygmy Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos [moluccensis or nanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Sunda or Indian Pygmy Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos [moluccensis or nanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Sunda or Indian Pygmy Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos [moluccensis or nanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Sunda or Indian Pygmy Woodpecker ( Yungipicus [moluccensis or nanus])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pic nain ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Picoides moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Picoides moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Brown-capped Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos moluccensis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Dendrocopos moluccensis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Dendrocopos moluccensis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Dendrocopos moluccensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dendrocopos moluccensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Picot garser indonesi
Czech: Strakapoud hnedohlavý, strakapoud nejmenší
Danish: Brunisset Flagspætte
German: Braunscheitelspecht, Hinduspecht
English: Brown capped Woodpecker, Brown-capped Woodpecker, Gray-headed Pygmy Woodpecker, Grey-headed Pygmy Woodpecker, Indian Pygmy Woodpecker, Pygmy Woodpecker, Sunda or Indian Pygmy Woodpecker, Sunda pygmy woodpecker, Sunda Woodpecker
Esperanto: Sunda buntpego
Spanish: Carpintero de Capote Castaño, Pico Crestipardo
Estonian: džungli-kirjurähn, pisi-kirjurähn
Finnish: Ruskolakkitikka
French: Pic à calotte brune, Pic de Malabar, Pic nain, Pic nain ou P. à calotte brune
Indonesian: Burung Caladi Titik, Caladi Tilik, Caladi titik
Italian: Picchio della Sonda, Picchio testabruna
Japanese (romaji): chagashirakogera, marē ko-gera
Japanese: チャガシラコゲラ, マレーコゲラ
Japanese (Kanji): マレー小啄木鳥
Scientific: Dendrocopos [moluccensis or nanus], Dendrocopos moluccensis, Dendrocopos moluccensis moluccensis, Dendrocopos moluccensis nanus, Dendrocopos nanus, Dendrocopos nanus nanus, Dendrocopus moluccensis, Picoides mollucensis, Picoides moluccensis, Picoides nanus, Picus moluccensis, Yungipicus [moluccensis or nanus], Yungipicus moluccensis
Malay: Belatuk Kecil Kepala Coklat, Burung Belatok Belacan Kecil, Burung Belatuk Belacan, Burung Belatuk Kecil Kepala Coklat
Dutch: Bruinkapspecht
Norwegian: Hinduspett
Polish: dzieciol brazowoglowy, dzięcioł brązowogłowy, Dzięcioł orientalny
Pinyin: hè-tóu bān zhuó-mù-niǎo, hè-tóu zhuó-mù-niǎo, xùntā zhuó-mù-niǎo
Russian: Малайзийский дятел
Slovak: ďateľ ostrokrídly
Swedish: Sundaspett
Thai: นกหัวขวานด่างแคระปักษ์ใต้
Thai (Transliteration): nók hŭa-kʰwăan dàaŋ kʰráe pàk-tây
Ukrainian: Дятел малазійський
Chinese: 巽他啄木鸟, 褐头啄木鸟, 褐头斑啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 巽他啄木鳥, 褐頭啄木鳥, 褐頭斑啄木鳥

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