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Village Indigobird

Vidua chalybeata (Statius Muller, 1776)

The Village Indigobird or Steelblue widowfinch (Vidua chalybeata) is a small songbird belonging to the family Viduidae. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Viduidae
Genus:
  Vidua

Scientific:
  Vidua chalybeata

Citation:
  (Statius Muller, 1776)

Reference:
  Natursyst.Suppl. p.166

Protonym:
  Fringilla chalybeata

Avibase ID:
  BA01A7936C97FEB2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BA01A793

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563663

Geographic range:

  • Vidua chalybeata chalybeata: Senegal to Timbuktu and Mali
  • Vidua chalybeata neumanni: eastern Mali, northern Ivory Coast, and Burkina Faso east to Sudan and South Sudan
  • Vidua chalybeata ultramarina: Eritrea and Ethiopia
  • Vidua chalybeata amauropteryx: Coastal e Africa from s Somalia to South Africa
  • Vidua chalybeata centralis: E Democratic Republic of the Congo to Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya and w Tanzania
  • Vidua chalybeata okavangoensis: Angola to Botswana, n Namibia and w Zambia
  • Show more...
English:
Village Indigobird
Czech:
atlásek malý
German:
Rotfußwitwe
Danish:
Atlaskfinke
Spanish:
Viuda Senegalesa
Finnish:
kyläleski
French:
Combassou du Sénégal
Italian:
Vedova dei villaggi
Japanese:
shikonchou
Japanese:
シコンチョウ
Dutch:
Staalvink
Norwegian:
Landsbyenke
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Landsbyenkje
Polish:
wdówka atlasowa
Portuguese:
Bico-de-prata-do-Senegal
Russian:
Красноногая вдовушка
Slovak:
vdovka zamatová
Swedish:
byänka
Ukrainian:
Вдовичка червононога
Chinese:
靛蓝维达雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Combassou du Sénégal ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Combassou du Sénégal ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Green Indigo-Bird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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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:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Green Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Vidua chalybeata [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Village Indigobird ( Vidua chalybeata) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Vidua chalybeata
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Vidua chalybeata [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Vidua [chalybeata, funerea, camerunensis, nigeriae, codringtoni or wilsoni] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Staalblouvinkie
Catalan: vídua del Senegal, Vídua reial
Czech: atlásek malý, Vdovka malá
Danish: Atlaskfinke
German: Rotfuß-Atlaswitwe, Rotfußwitwe, Rotschnabel-Atlaswitwe
English: Green Indigobird, Green Indigo-Bird, Indigobird, Purple Indigobird, Senegal Indigo Finch, South African indigobird, Steel-blue Indigobird, Steelblue Widowfinch, Steel-blue Widowfinch, Steel-blue Widow-finch, Village Combassou, Village Indigobird
English (IOC): Village Indigobird
English (Kenya): Village Indigobird
Spanish: Viuda de la Villa, Viuda Senegalesa
Spanish (Spain): Viuda Senegalesa
Spanish (HBW): Village Indigobird
Finnish: Kyläleski
French: Combassou du Sénégal, Loxigelle à pattes rouges
Hungarian: piroslábú atlaszvida
Italian: Uccello indaco dei villaggi, Vedova dei villaggi
Japanese: shikonchou
Japanese: シコンチョウ
Scientific: Fringilla chalybeata, Hypochera chalybeata, Vidua aeana, Vidua chalybeata, Vidua chalybeata chalybeata
Lithuanian: Raudonkojė našlytė
Dutch: Staalvink
Norwegian Nynorsk: Landsbyenkje
Norwegian: Atlasfink, Landsbyenke
Polish: wdówka atlasowa, wdówka atłasowa
Portuguese: Bico-de-prata-do-Senegal, Viúva-azul
Russian: атласная вдовушка, Деревенская вдовушка, Красноногая вдовушка
Slovak: Vdovka červenonohá, vdovka zamatová
Serbian: Crvenonoga atlas udovica
Swedish: Atlasfink, byänka
Swahili: Nili-kaya
Ukrainian: Вдовичка червононога
Chinese: 靛蓝维达雀, 靛蓝维达鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 靛藍維達雀

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