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Buff-spotted Flufftail

Sarothrura elegans (Smith, A, 1839)

The Buff-spotted Flufftail (Sarothrura elegans) is a species of bird in the Sarothruridae family. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Sarothruridae
Genus:
  Sarothrura

Scientific:
  Sarothrura elegans

Citation:
  (Smith, A, 1839)

Reference:
  Ill.Zool.S.Afr. pl.22,text

Protonym:
  Gallinula elegans

Avibase ID:
  E75BA92C49B2915B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E75BA92C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176367

Geographic range:

  • Sarothrura elegans elegans: Ethiopia to Somalia, e Kenya and south to South Africa
  • Sarothrura elegans reichenovi: W Africa to Uganda and Angola
English:
Buff-spotted Flufftail
Czech:
chřástal žlutoskvrnný
German:
Tropfenralle
Danish:
Okkerplettet Dunhale
Spanish:
Polluela Elegante
Finnish:
rokkorääkkiäinen
French:
Râle ponctué
Italian:
Codapiuma macchiecamoscio
Japanese:
kiboshikuina
Japanese:
キボシクイナ
Dutch:
Bruinvlekral
Norwegian:
Skogdunrikse
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Skogdunrikse
Polish:
kusokurka plamista
Portuguese:
Frango-de-agua-elegante
Russian:
Пёстрый пушистый погоныш
Slovak:
páperochvost bodkovaný
Swedish:
beigefläckig dunrall
Ukrainian:
Погонич жовтоплямистий
Chinese:
黄斑侏秧鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Râle ponctué ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Râle ponctué ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Buff-spotted Crake ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Buff-spotted Crake ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Buff-spotted Crake ( Coturnicops elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Buff-spotted Crake ( Coturnicops elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Buff-spotted Crake ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Sarothrura elegans [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Sarothrura elegans [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Sarothrura elegans [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Buff-spotted Flufftail ( Sarothrura elegans) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sarothrura elegans [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sarothrura elegans [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Gevlekte Vleikuiken
Catalan: Rasclet elegant
Czech: Chrástal žlutoskvrnný, chřástal žlutoskvrnný
Danish: Okkerplettet Dunhale
German: Schmuckzwergralle, Tropfenralle, Tropfenschmuckralle
English: Buff spotted Flufftail, Buff-spotted Crake, Buffspotted Flufftail, Buff-spotted Flufftail, Buff-spotted Pygmy Rail, Buff-spotted Pygmy-Crake
English (IOC): Buff-spotted Flufftail
English (Kenya): Buff-spotted Flufftail
Spanish: Polluela Elegante
Spanish (Spain): Polluela Elegante
Spanish (HBW): Buff-spotted Flufftail
Estonian: võsapirk
Finnish: Rokkorääkkiäinen
French: Râle à taches beiges, Râle nain élégant, Râle ponctué
Hungarian: gyöngyös bolyhosszárnyúmadár
Italian: Codapiuma macchiecamoscio, Schiribilla macchiefulve
Japanese: kiboshikuina
Japanese: キボシクィナ, キボシクイナ
Scientific: Coturnicops elegans, Gallinula elegans, Sarothrura elegans, Sarothrura elegans elegans
Lithuanian: atogrąžinė pūkauodegė švygžda, Blyškioji pūkinė vištelė
Dutch: Bruinvlekral
Norwegian Nynorsk: Skogdunrikse
Norwegian: Skogdunrikse
Polish: kusokurka plamista
Portuguese: Frango-d'água-elegante, Frango-de-agua-elegante
Russian: Пёстрый пушистый погоныш
Slovak: páperochvost bodkovaný
Swedish: beigefläckig dunrall, Beigefläckig pygmérall
Swahili: Fuluwili Madoa-njano
Ukrainian: Погонич жовтоплямистий
Chinese: 黄斑侏秧鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 黃點侏秧雞

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