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Green Woodhoopoe
Phoeniculus purpureus (Miller, JF, 1784)
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Order:
  Bucerotiformes
Family:
  Phoeniculidae
Genus:
  Phoeniculus

Scientific:
  Phoeniculus purpureus

Citation:
  (Miller, JF, 1784)

Reference:
  Icon.Anim. pl.52

Protonym:
  Promerops purpureus

Avibase ID:
  28CACA8FA9A07018

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554470

Geographic range:

  • Phoeniculus purpureus purpureus: South Africa (eastern Western Cape to southern and central KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Phoeniculus purpureus guineensis: Senegambia to n Ghana, Nigeria, Chad and Central African Rep.
  • Phoeniculus purpureus senegalensis: S Senegal and Gambia to s Ghana
  • Phoeniculus purpureus niloticus: Sudan to western Ethiopia and northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Phoeniculus purpureus marwitzi: E Uganda and Kenya to central and e Natal; 2 records Somalia
  • Phoeniculus purpureus angolensis: Angola to w Zambia, w Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana
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Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Green Woodhoopoe
Czech:
  dudkovec stromový
German:
  Baumhopf
Danish:
  Purpurskovhærfugl
Spanish:
  Abubilla arbórea verde
Finnish:
  vihersäihkyjä
French:
  Irrisor moqueur
Icelandic:
  Green Woodhoopoe
Italian:
  Upupa boschereccia verde
Japanese:
  midorimoriyatsugashira
Japanese:
  ミドリモリヤツガシラ
Dutch:
  Groene Kakelaar
Norwegian:
  Grønnkakelar
Polish:
  sierpodudek purpurowy
Portuguese:
  Zombeteiro de bico vermelho
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Green Woodhoopoe
Russian:
  Зелёный лесной удод
Slovak:
  leskláč purpurový
Swedish:
  grön skratthärfågel
Chinese:
  绿林戴胜


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Phoeniculus [purpureus or damarensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Gewone Kakelaar , Rooibekkakelaar
Catalan: Puput arbòria verda
Czech: Dudkovec stromový
Danish: Purpurskovhærfugl
German: Baumhopf, Steppenbaumhopf
English: Green Wood Hoopoe, Green Woodhoopoe, Green Wood-hoopoe, Kakalaar, Kakelaar, Red-billed Hoopoe, Red-billed Wood Hoopoe, Redbilled Woodhoopoe, Red-billed Woodhoopoe, Red-billed Wood-hoopoe, Senegal Woodhoopoe
English (Kenya): Green Wood-hoopoe
Spanish: Abubilla Arbórea Verde, Abubilla-arbórea Verde
Spanish (Spain): Abubilla Arbórea Verde
Estonian: rohe-tääknokk (kakelaar)
Finnish: Vihersäihkyjä
French: Irrisor moqueur, Moqueur, Moqueur d'Afrique
Hungarian: piroscsőrű kúszóbanka
Italian: Upupa arboricola purpurea, Upupa boschereccia verde
Japanese: midorimoriyatsugashira
Japanese: ミドリモリヤツガシラ
Kwangali: Musokoto
Latin: Phoeniculus erythrorhynchus, Phoeniculus purpureus, Phoeniculus purpureus erythrorhynchos, Phoeniculus purpureus purpureus
Lithuanian: Žaliasis kopikinis kukutis
Dutch: Groene Boomhop, Groene Kakelaar
Norwegian: Grønnkakelar
Polish: sierpodudek purpurowy
Portuguese: Zombeteiro de bico vermelho, Zombeteiro-de-bico-vermelho
Portuguese (Portugal): Zombeteiro-de-bico-vermelho
Russian: Зелёный лесной удод, красноклювый удод, Кукушечьехвостый удод
Slovak: Leskláč červenozobý, lesklác purpurový, leskláč purpurový
Shona: Haya
Serbian: Zeleni šumski pupavac
Swedish: Grön skratthärfågel
Swahili: Goregore Kijani
Tswana: Foofoo
Tsonga: Yokoywana
Xhosa: Intlekibafazi
Chinese: 绿林戴胜
Chinese (Traditional): 綠林戴勝
Zulu: iNhlekabafazi

 

         

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