Your login:

Password:

Stay signed in

Enter your login name or your email address and click on Send reminder to receive a reminder by email.


Welcome Guest

Kiritimati Sandpiper

Prosobonia cancellata (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

The Tuamotu Sandpiper (Prosobonia cancellata) is an endangered member of the large wader family Scolopacidae, that is endemic to the Tuamotu Islands in French Polynesia. It is sometimes placed in the monotypic genus Aechmorhynchus. A native name, apparently in the Tuamotuan language, is kivi-kivi. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Scolopacidae
Genus:
  Prosobonia

Scientific:
  Prosobonia cancellata

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.675

Protonym:
  Tringa cancellata

Avibase ID:
  F51DBA0DE927C4C1

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F51DBA0D

Taxonomic Serial Number:


EXTINCT

Geographic range:

  • Prosobonia cancellata: extinct; formerly Kiritimati (Christmas) Island, Line Islands
English:
Kiritimati Sandpiper
Czech:
vodoušek temný
German:
Südseeläufer
Danish:
Kiritimatiklire
Spanish:
Andarríos de Tuamotu
Finnish:
kiritimatinsirri
French:
Chevalier de Kiritimati
Italian:
Piro-piro delle Kiritimati
Japanese:
kurisumasushigi
Japanese:
ツモアツシギ
Dutch:
Kiritimatistrandloper
Norwegian:
Tuamotusnipe?
Polish:
brodzczyk polinezyjski
Portuguese:
Maçarico-de-tuamotu
Russian:
Киритиматский южный улит
Slovak:
kalužiak kiribatský
Swedish:
kiritimatisnäppa
Ukrainian:
Куліга полінезійська
Chinese:
土岛鹬


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Aechmorhynchus cancellatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Aechmorhynchus cancellatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Christmas Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Christmas Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Christmas Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Christmas Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Christmas Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Christmas Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Chevalier de Kiritimati ( Aechmorhynchus cancellatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Aechmorhynchus cancellatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Aechmorhynchus cancellatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Aechmorhynchus cancellatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Aechmorhynchus cancellatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Aechmorhynchus cancellatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Aechmorhynchus cancellatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Aechmorhynchus cancellatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Aechmorhynchus cancellatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Aechmorhynchus cancellatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Christmas Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Christmas Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Aechmorhynchus cancellatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Kiritimati Sandpiper ( Prosobonia cancellata) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Aechmorhynchus cancellatus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Aechmorhynchus cancellatus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Aechmorhynchus cancellatus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aechmorhynchus cancellatus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Prosobonia [cancellata or parvirostris] (sensu lato) by some authors

Your sightings

You must be logged in to view your sighting details. To register to myAvibase click here.

Related taxa

Other synonyms


Catalan: Xivita de l'illa Kiritimati
Czech: vodoušek temný
Danish: Kiritimatiklire, Tuamotuklire
German: Südseeläufer
English: Christmas Sandpiper, Kiritimati Sandpiper, Sharp-billed Sandpiper
English (IOC): Kiritimati Sandpiper
Spanish: Andarríos de Tuamotu
Spanish (Spain): Andarrios de Kiritimati
Spanish (HBW): Kiritimati Sandpiper
Estonian: polüneesia tilder, tuamotu tilder
Finnish: kiritimatinsirri
French: Chevalier de Kiritimati
Hungarian: óceáni cankó
Italian: Piro-piro delle Kiritimati, Piro-piro di Tuamotu
Japanese: kurisumasushigi, tsuamotsushigi
Japanese: クリスマスシギ, ツモアツシギ
Scientific: Aechmorhynchus cancellatus, Prosobonia cancellata, Prosobonia cancellata cancellata, Tringa cancellata
Lithuanian: Polinezinis tilvikas
Dutch: Kiritimatistrandloper, Tuamotu-strandloper
Norwegian: Tuamotusnipe?
Polish: brodzczyk polinezyjski, brodźczyk polinezyjski
Portuguese: Maçarico-de-tuamotu
Russian: Киритиматский южный улит
Slovak: kalužiak kiribatský, pobrežník kiribatský
Serbian: Sprutka sa ostrva Kiritimati
Swedish: Kirimatisnäppa, kiritimatisnäppa
Ukrainian: Куліга полінезійська
Chinese: 土岛鹬, 圣诞岛鹬
Chinese (Traditional): 吉利替馬替鷸

Avibase has been visited 280,463,193 times since 24 June 2003. © Denis Lepage | Privacy policy