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Amazon Kingfisher
Chloroceryle amazona (Latham, 1790)
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Chloroceryle

Scientific:
  Chloroceryle amazona

Citation:
  (Latham, 1790)

Reference:
  IndexOrn. 1 p.257

Protonym:
  Alcedo amazona

Avibase ID:
  331DC00B72FD8419

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554637

Geographic range:

  • Chloroceryle amazona: S Mexico to Colombia, Venezuela and e of Andes to Argentina
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Amazon Kingfisher
Czech:
  rybařík amazonský
German:
  Amazonasfischer
Danish:
  Amazonstødfisker
Spanish:
  Martín Pescador Amazónico
Finnish:
  isoviherkalastaja
French:
  Martin-pêcheur d'Amazonie
Icelandic:
  Amazon Kingfisher
Italian:
  Martin pescatore amazzonico
Japanese:
  oomidoriyamasemi
Japanese:
  オオミドリヤマセミ
Dutch:
  Amazoneijsvogel
Norwegian:
  Amazonisfugl
Polish:
  rybaczek amazonski
Portuguese:
  Martim-pescador-verde o ariramba-verde
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Martim-pescador-verde
Russian:
  Амазонский зелёный зимородок
Slovak:
  rybárec zelený
Swedish:
  amazonkungsfiskare
Chinese:
  亚马孙绿鱼狗


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Amazon Kingfisher ( Chloroceryle amazona) [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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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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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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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Martin-pêcheur d'Amazonie ( Chloroceryle amazona) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Martin-pêcheur d'Amazonie ( Chloroceryle amazona) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Amazon Kingfisher ( Chloroceryle amazona) [version 1]
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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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Amazon Kingfisher ( Chloroceryle amazona) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Amazon Kingfisher ( Chloroceryle amazona) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Amazon Kingfisher ( Chloroceryle amazona) [version 1]
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):
   Amazon Kingfisher ( Chloroceryle amazona) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Amazon Kingfisher ( Chloroceryle amazona) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Amazon Kingfisher ( Chloroceryle amazona) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Chloroceryle amazona [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Chloroceryle amazona [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Chloroceryle amazona [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Amazon Kingfisher ( Chloroceryle amazona) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Amazon Kingfisher ( Chloroceryle amazona) [version 1]
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):
   Amazon Kingfisher ( Chloroceryle amazona) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Chloroceryle amazona [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Chloroceryle amazona [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Alció verd amazònic, Blauet amazònic
Czech: Rybarík amazonský, rybařík amazonský
Danish: Amazonstødfisker
German: Amazonas Fischer, Amazonasfischer
English: Amazon Kingfisher, Amazonian Kingfisher, Great Green Kingfisher
Spanish: Amazónico, Martín Pescador Amazónico, Martín Pescador del Amazonas, Martín pescador mediano, Martín Pescador Pechicanelo, Martin-pescador Amazona, Martín-pescador amazona, Martín-pescador Amazónico, Martín-pescador Matraquero
Spanish (Argentine): Amazónico, Martín pescador Amazónico, Martín pescador mediano
Spanish (Colombia): Martín-pescador Matraquero
Spanish (Costa Rica): Martín pescador amazónico
Spanish (Spain): Martín Pescador Amazónico
Spanish (Honduras): Martín-pescador amazona
Spanish (Mexico): Martin-pescador Amazona, martín-pescador amazónico
Spanish (Nicaragua): Martín Pescador Pechicanelo
Spanish (Panama): Martín Pescador Amazónico
Spanish (Peru): Martín Pescador Amazónico
Spanish (Paraguay): Martín pescador mediano
Spanish (Uruguay): Martín Pescador Mediano
Spanish (Venezuela): Martín Pescador Matraquero
Estonian: laulu-kuningkalur
Finnish: Isoviherkalastaja
French: Alcyon de l'Amazone, Martin-pêcheur d’Amazonie, Martin-pêcheur d'Amazonie
Guarani: Jagua katî, Javatî
Hungarian: Amazon-jégmadár
Italian: Martin pescatore amazzonico, Martin pescatore dell'Amazzonia
Japanese: oomidoriyamasemi
Japanese: オオミドリヤマセミ
Latin: Chloroceryle amazona
Lithuanian: Amazoninis žaliasis tulžys
Dutch: Amazoneijsvogel, Amazone-ijsvogel
Norwegian: Amazonisfugl
Polish: rybaczek amazonski, rybaczek amazoński
Portuguese: ariramba, ariramba-pequeno, ariramba-verde, martim-gravata, martim-pescador, martim-pescador-verde, Martim-pescador-verde o ariramba-verde
Portuguese (Brazil): ariramba, ariramba-pequeno, ariramba-verde, martim-gravata, martim-pescador, Martim-pescador-verde, Martin Pescador Verde
Portuguese (Portugal): Guarda-rios-verde
Russian: Амазонский зелёный зимородок
Slovak: rybárec zelený
Serbian: Amazonski vodomar
Swedish: Amazonkungsfiskare
Chinese: 亚马孙绿鱼狗
Chinese (Traditional): 亞馬遜魚狗

 

         

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