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Pearl Kite

Gampsonyx swainsonii Vigors, 1825

The Pearl Kite (Gampsonyx swainsonii) is a very small raptor found in open savanna habitat adjacent to deciduous woodland. It is the only member of the genus Gampsonyx. The scientific name commemorates the English naturalist William Swainson. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Gampsonyx

Scientific:
  Gampsonyx swainsonii

Citation:
  Vigors, 1825

Reference:
  Zool.J. 2 p.69

Protonym:
  Gampsonyx Swainsonii

Avibase ID:
  D36BA36153C1F129

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D36BA361

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175460

Geographic range:

  • Gampsonyx swainsonii swainsonii: Brazil south of the Amazon to e Peru, Bolivia and ne Argentina
  • Gampsonyx swainsonii leonae: Nicaragua; n South America south to the Amazon
  • Gampsonyx swainsonii magnus: Coastal w Colombia to Ecuador and n Peru
English:
Pearl Kite
Czech:
luňák drobný
German:
Perlaar
Danish:
Dværgglente
Spanish:
Elanio Enano
Finnish:
pikkuhaukka
French:
Élanion perle
Icelandic:
Glitgleða
Italian:
Nibbio perlato
Japanese:
shinjutobi
Japanese:
シンジュトビ
Dutch:
Parelwouw
Norwegian:
Perleglente
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Perleglente
Polish:
jaszczurnik
Portuguese:
Gaviaozinho
Portuguese (Brazil):
Gaviãozinho
Russian:
Жемчужный коршун-крошка
Slovak:
luniak pestrý
Swedish:
pärlglada
Ukrainian:
Шуліка-крихітка
Chinese:
娇鸢


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Arawak: Dorokwaro-bariria
Catalan: Elani perlat
Carib: Akopere
Czech: Lunácek perlový, luňák drobný
Danish: Dværgglente
German: Perlaar, Perlenweih
English: Pearl Kite, Swainson's Pearl Kite
English (IOC): Pearl Kite
Spanish: Elanio Carigualdo, Elanio Enano, Gavilancito Perlado, Milanito Blanco, Milano chico
Spanish (Argentine): Milano chico
Spanish (Colombia): Águila enana, Gavilancito Perlado
Spanish (Costa Rica): Elanio Enano
Spanish (Ecuador): Elanio Perla
Spanish (Spain): Elanio Enano
Spanish (HBW): Pearl Kite
Spanish (Nicaragua): Elanio Carigualdo
Spanish (Panama): Elanio Chico
Spanish (Peru): Elanio Perla
Spanish (Paraguay): Milano chico
Spanish (Venezuela): Cernícalo
Estonian: pisihaugas
Finnish: Pikkuhaukka
French: Élanion perle, Milan à collier, Milan perlé, Petit Milan
Guarani: Taguato'i
Hebrew: דיית הפנינה
Hungarian: törpekuhi
Icelandic: Glitgleða
Italian: Nibbio di Swainson, Nibbio perlato
Japanese: shinjutobi
Japanese: シンジュトビ
Scientific: Gampsonyx swainsonii, Gampsonyx swainsonii swainsonii
Lithuanian: Perlamutrinis peslys
Dutch: Parelwouw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Perleglente
Norwegian: Perleglente
Wayampi: Tuwi
Polish: jaszczurnik
Portuguese: cauré, cri-cri, Gaviaozinho, gaviãozinho
Portuguese (Brazil): cauré, cri-cri, gaviaozinho, Gaviãozinho
Portuguese (Portugal): Gaviãozinho
Russian: Жемчужный коршун-крошка, коршун-крошка
Slovak: luniak pestrý
Serbian: Biserna patuljasta lunja
Sranan: Aka
Swedish: Pärlglada
Turkish: Doğan Çaylağı
Ukrainian: Шуліка-крихітка
Chinese: 娇鸢
Chinese (Traditional): 珠鳶

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