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Blue Dacnis

Dacnis cayana (Linnaeus, 1766)

The Blue Dacnis or Turquoise Honeycreeper (Dacnis cayana) is a small passerine bird. This member of the tanager family is found from Nicaragua to Panama, on Trinidad, and in South America south to Bolivia and northern Argentina. It is widespread and often common, especially in parts of its South American range. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Thraupidae
Genus:
  Dacnis

Scientific:
  Dacnis cayana

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.336

Protonym:
  Motacilla cayana

Avibase ID:
  C72B6A62428B18A6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C72B6A62

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559677

Geographic range:

  • Dacnis cayana cayana: E Colombia to Venezuela, Guianas, n and c Brazil; Trinidad
  • Dacnis cayana ultramarina: Caribbean slope of ne Honduras to nw Colombia
  • Dacnis cayana callaina: W Costa Rica and w Panama (Chiriquí)
  • Dacnis cayana napaea: Tropical n Colombia
  • Dacnis cayana baudoana: Tropical sw Colombia (Baudó Mts.) to w Ecuador
  • Dacnis cayana caerebicolor: Central Colombia (Cauca and Magdalena valleys)
  • Dacnis cayana glaucogularis: S Colombia to e Ecuador, e Peru and w Bolivia
  • Dacnis cayana paraguayensis: E Paraguay to e and s Brazil and ne Argentina
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English:
Blue Dacnis
Czech:
pitpit modrý
German:
Blaukopfpitpit
Danish:
Blå Sukkerfugl
Spanish:
Dacnis Azul
Finnish:
kerttulitangara
French:
Dacnis bleu
Italian:
Dacne azzurra
Japanese:
hiwamitsudori
Japanese:
ヒワミツドリ
Dutch:
Blauwe Pitpit
Norwegian:
Blådaknis
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blådaknis
Polish:
cukrownik niebieski
Portuguese:
Saí-azul o saíra
Portuguese (Brazil):
Saí-azul
Russian:
Синий дакнис
Slovak:
pitpit modrý
Swedish:
blå daknis
Ukrainian:
Цукрист блакитний
Chinese:
蓝锥嘴雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Dacnis bleu ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Dacnis bleu ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [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:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Dacnis cayana [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Dacnis cayana [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Dacnis cayana [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Blue Dacnis ( Dacnis cayana) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dacnis cayana [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dacnis cayana [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Arawak: Yawareshiri
Catalan: dacnis blau
Czech: Pitpit modrý
Danish: Blå Sukkerfugl
German: Blaukopfpitpit, Blaukopf-Pitpit
English: Blue Dacnis, Turquoise Dacnis
English (IOC): Blue Dacnis
Spanish: Dacnis Azul, Mielero Azul, Mielero azulejo, Mielero Celeste, Saí azul
Spanish (Argentine): Saí azul
Spanish (Bolivia): Saí azul
Spanish (Colombia): Dacnis Azul
Spanish (Costa Rica): Mielero azulejo
Spanish (Ecuador): Dacnis Azul
Spanish (Spain): Dacnis Azul
Spanish (HBW): Blue Dacnis
Spanish (Honduras): Mielero Azul
Spanish (Nicaragua): Mielero Celeste
Spanish (Panama): Dacnis Azul
Spanish (Peru): Dacnis Azul
Spanish (Paraguay): Saí azul
Spanish (Venezuela): Mielero Turquesa
Finnish: Kerttulitangara
French: Dacnis bleu
Guarani: Sai, Sai hovy, Sai-hovy
Hungarian: közönéges pitpit
Italian: Dacne azzurra
Japanese: hiwamitsudori
Japanese: ヒワミツドリ
Scientific: Dacnis cayana, Dacnis cayana cayana, Motacilla cayana
Lithuanian: Mėlynasis daknis
Dutch: Blauwe Pitpit
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blådaknis
Norwegian: Blådaknis, Blågrønn sukkerfugl
Wayampi: Sili
Palikúr: Paasisraiwuwiyene
Polish: cukrownik niebieski
Portuguese: bico-fino, saí-azul, Saí-azul o saíra, saí-bicudo, Saíra
Portuguese (Brazil): bico-fino, sai-azul, Saí-azul, saí-bicudo, saíra
Portuguese (Portugal): Saí-azul
Russian: Синий дакнис
Slovak: pitpit modrý
Serbian: Plavi daknis
Sranan: Blawpetpet, Grunedepetpet
Swedish: Blå daknis
Ukrainian: Цукрист блакитний
Wayana: Siu-siu
Chinese: 蓝锥嘴雀
Chinese (Traditional): 藍錐嘴雀

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