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Palm-nut Vulture
Gypohierax angolensis (Gmelin, JF, 1788)
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Gypohierax

Scientific:
  Gypohierax angolensis

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.252

Protonym:
  Falco angolensis

Avibase ID:
  14885C181A91C21A

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175478

Geographic range:

  • Gypohierax angolensis: Oil-palm forests and savanna of tropical Africa
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Palm-nut Vulture
Czech:
  orlosup palmový
German:
  Palmgeier
Danish:
  Palmegrib
Spanish:
  Buitre Palmero
Finnish:
  palmukorppikotka
French:
  Palmiste africain
Icelandic:
  Palm-nut Vulture
Italian:
  Avvoltoio delle palme
Japanese:
  yashihagewashi
Japanese:
  ヤシハゲワシ
Dutch:
  Palmgier
Norwegian:
  Palmegribb
Polish:
  palmojad
Portuguese:
  Abutre-das-palmeiras
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Palm-nut Vulture
Russian:
  Пальмовый гриф
Slovak:
  orlosup strakatý
Swedish:
  palmgam
Chinese:
  棕榈鹫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Palmiste africain ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Palmiste africain ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Clements 1st edition:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Palm Nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Clements 4th edition:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
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 (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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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
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):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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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:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
James Lee Peters:
    Gypohierax angolensis
James Lee Peters (original):
    Gypohierax angolensis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Gypohierax angolensis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gypohierax angolensis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gypohierax angolensis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Witaasvoël
Bulgarian: Палмов лешояд
Catalan: Voltor de palmerar
Czech: Orlosup palmový
Danish: Palmegrib
German: Geierseeadler, Palmengeier, Palmgeier, Palmnußgeier
English: Palm nut Vulture, Palmnut Vulture, Palm-nut Vulture, Vulturine Fish Eagle, Vulturine Fish-eagle
English (Kenya): Palm-nut Vulture
Spanish: Buitre Palmero
Spanish (Spain): Buitre Palmero
Estonian: palmikotkas
Finnish: Palmukorppikotka
French: Palmiste africain, Palmiste d'Angola, Vautour palmiste
Hebrew: נשר הדקלים
Hungarian: pálmakeselyű
Italian: Avvoltoio delle palme
Japanese: yashihagewashi
Japanese: ヤシハゲワシ
Latin: Gypohierax angolensis
Lithuanian: Palminis grifas
Dutch: Palmgier
Norwegian: Palmegribb
Polish: palmojad
Portuguese: Abutre-das-palmeiras
Portuguese (Portugal): Abutre-das-palmeiras
Russian: грифовый орлан, Пальмовый гриф
Slovak: orlosup strakatý, Orolsup strakatý
Serbian: Palmov lešinar
Swedish: Palmgam
Swahili: Koho, Korho, Tumbusi Miwese
Turkish: Palmiye Akbabası
Tsonga: Gungwa
Chinese: 棕榈鹫
Chinese (Traditional): 棕櫚鷲

 

         

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