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Blue-and-white Flycatcher

Cyanoptila cyanomelana (Temminck, 1829)

The blue-and-white flycatcher is a migratory songbird in the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae. The species is also known as the Japanese flycatcher. It breeds in Japan, Korea, and in parts of north eastern China and the Russian Far East. It winters in South East Asia, especially in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Sumatra and Borneo. This species has been recorded as a vagrant from the Sinharaja Rainforest in Sri Lanka in 2014. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
   Cyanoptila
Scientific:
  Cyanoptila cyanomelana


Original description

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1829)

Reference:
  Pl.Col. pl.470

Protonym:
  Muscicapa cyanomelana

Link:
  


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  B7679B3FBF987992

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B7679B3F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B7679B3F


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559646

Geographic range:

  • Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana: breeds Japan and southern Kuril Islands; the species winters south to Myanmar, Thailand, and the Greater Sundas
  • Cyanoptila cyanomelana intermedia: breeds in northeastern China (Heilongjiang south to eastern Hebei), southeastern Russia (Amurskaya Oblast and Primorskiy Kray), and the Korean peninsula; the species winters south to Myanmar, Thailand, and the Greater Sundas
English:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher
Catalan:
papamosques blau
Czech:
lejsek modrobílý
Danish:
Sortbrystet Fluesnapper
German:
Taigablauschnäpper
Spanish:
Papamoscas Azul
Spanish (Spain):
Papamoscas Azul
Finnish:
japaninkaapusieppo
French:
Gobemouche bleu
Croatian:
modro-bijela muharica
Hungarian:
éjkék légykapó
Icelandic:
Blágrípur
Italian:
Pigliamosche biancoblu
Japanese (romaji):
ooruri
Japanese:
オオルリ
Lithuanian:
cianoptila
Dutch:
Blauw-witte Vliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Cyanflugesnappar
Norwegian:
Cyanfluesnapper
Polish:
tajgówka
Portuguese:
Papa-moscas-azul-e-branco
Russian:
Синяя мухоловка
Slovak:
niltava sťahovavá
Serbian:
Plavo-bela muharica
Swedish:
blåvit flugsnappare
Ukrainian:
Мухоловка синя
Chinese:
白腹蓝鹟
Chinese (Traditional):
白腹琉璃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher (Japanese ) ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Cyanoptila cyanomelaena cyanomelaena [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Cyanoptila cyanomelaena cyanomelaena [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Blue-and-white Flycatcher ( Cyanoptila cyanomelana) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Cyanoptila [cyanomelana or cumatilis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Belarusian: Сіняя валасяніца
Bulgarian: Синя мухоловка
Catalan: papamosques blau
Czech: lejsek modrobílý
Welsh: Gwybedog cefnllwyd
Danish: Sortbrystet Fluesnapper
German: Blauschnäpper, Japanschnäpper, Taigablauschnäpper
Greek: Γαλαvoμυγoχάφτης
English: Blue-and-white Flycatcher, Blue-and-white Flycatcher (Japanese )
English, HBW: Blue-and-white Flycatcher
English (IOC): Blue-and-white Flycatcher
English (United States): Blue-and-white Flycatcher
Esperanto: Blankblunigra muŝkaptulo, Blublanka muŝkaptulo
Spanish: Papamoscas Azul
Spanish (Spain): Papamoscas Azul
Spanish (HBW): Blue-and-white Flycatcher
Estonian: Põhja-sininäpp, siniselg-kärbsenäpp
Finnish: japaninkaapusieppo, sinikaapusieppo
French: Gobemouche bleu, Gobemouche bleu (cyanomelana)
Irish: Cuilire bán gorm
Galician: Papamoscas azul de Temminck
Croatian: modro-bijela muharica
Hungarian: éjkék légykapó
Indonesian: Burung Sikatan Biru-putih, Sikatan biru-putih
Icelandic: Blágripur, Blágrípur
Italian: Pigliamosche biancoazzurro, Pigliamosche biancoblu
Japanese (romaji): ō ruri, ooruri, ruri, ruri-chō
Japanese: オオルリ, ルリ, ルリチョウ
Japanese (Kanji): 大琉璃, 大瑠璃, 琉璃, 琉璃鳥, 瑠璃, 瑠璃鳥
Kabardian: жьыкъанщхъуэ
Kazakh: көк шыбыншы торғай
Korean: 큰유리새
Korean (Transliteration): keun-yuri-sae
Kirghiz: көк чымынчыл
Scientific: Cyanoptila caeruleiceps, Cyanoptila cyanomelaena cyanomelaena, Cyanoptila cyanomelana, Cyanoptila cyanomelana cyanomelana, Ficedula cyanomelana, Muscicapa Bella, Muscicapa cyanomelana, Muscicapa gularis, Muscicapa melanoleuca
Lithuanian: cianoptila
Latvian: mēļais mušķērājs
Malayalam: ഇന്ദ്രനീലി പാറ്റപിടിയൻ
Malay: Burung Sambar Biru Putih, Burung Sambar Biru-putih
Dutch: Blauw-witte Vliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Cyanflugesnappar
Norwegian: Cyanfluesnapper
Polish: tajgówka, Tajgówka japońska
Pinyin: bái-fù jī-wēng, bái-fù lán-jī-wēng, bái-fù liúli, bái-fù wēng, liúli niǎo, rì-běn lán-bái wēng, zhú-lín niǎo
Portuguese: Papa-moscas-azul, Papa-moscas-azul-e-branco
Portuguese (Portugal): papa-moscas-azul
Rhaeto-Romance: Sgnappamustgas blau giapunais
Romanian: Muscar tărcat
Russian: Мухоловка синяя, Синяя мухоловка
Slovak: niltava sťahovavá
Slovenian: Modri muhar
Serbian: Modro-bela muharica, Plavo-bela muharica
Swedish: Blåvit flugsnappare
Thai: นกจับแมลงสีฟ้าท้องขาว, นกจับแมลงสีฟ้าอกดำ
Thai (Transliteration): nók càp-ma-laeeŋ sĭi-fáa tʰóaaŋ-kʰăaw
Turkish: Alaca mavi sinekkapan, Mavi Beyaz Sinekkapan, Mavi Sinekkapan
Tatar: күк чебенчел
Ukrainian: Мухоловка синя
Vietnamese: Chim Đớp ruồi Nhật Bản, Đớp ruồi Nhật Bản
Chinese: 日本蓝白鹟, 琉璃鸟, 白腹姬鹟, 白腹蓝姬鹟, 白腹蓝矶鹟, 白腹蓝鹟, 白腹鹟, 竹林鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 日本藍白鶲, 琉璃鳥, 白腹姬鶲, 白腹琉璃, 白腹琉璃〔白腹藍鶲〕, 白腹藍姬鶲, 白腹鶲, 竹林鳥
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 白腹琉璃
Chinese (Taiwan): 白腹琉璃

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