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Woodland Kingfisher
Halcyon [senegalensis or cyanoleuca] (= Halcyon senegalensis) (Linnaeus, 1766)
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Halcyon

Scientific:
  Halcyon senegalensis

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.180

Protonym:
  Alcedo senegalensis

Avibase ID:
  47E716710E30AF17

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554589

Geographic range:

  • Halcyon senegalensis senegalensis: Senegambia to Ethiopia and n Tanzania
  • Halcyon senegalensis fuscopileus: Forests of Sierra Leone to s Nigeria and Congo basin
  • Halcyon cyanoleuca: NW Tanzania to Angola, Botswana and Natal
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Woodland or Blue-and-white Kingfisher
Czech:
  ledňáček senegalský
German:
  Senegalliest
Danish:
  Skovisfugl
Spanish:
  Alción Senegalés
Finnish:
  afrikanmetsäkalastaja
French:
  Martin-chasseur du Sénégal
Icelandic:
  Woodland Kingfisher
Italian:
  Martin pescatore boschereccio
Japanese:
  senegarushoubin
Japanese:
  セネガルショウビン
Dutch:
  Senegalijsvogel
Norwegian:
  Lundisfugl
Polish:
  lowiec jasny
Portuguese:
  Guarda-rios-dos-bosques
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Woodland Kingfisher
Russian:
  Сенегальская альциона
Slovak:
  rybárikovec belasý
Swedish:
  savannkungsfiskare
Chinese:
  林地翡翠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Bosveldvisvanger
Catalan: Alció del Senegal, alció del Senegal
Czech: Lednácek senegalský, ledňáček senegalský
Danish: Skovisfugl
German: Senegalliest
English: Senegal Kingfisher, Woodland Kingfisher, Woodland or Blue-and-white Kingfisher
English (Kenya): Woodland Kingfisher
Spanish: Alción del Senegal, Alción Senegalés
Spanish (Spain): Alción Senegalés
Estonian: salu-safiirlind
Finnish: Afrikanmetsäkalastaja
French: Martin-chasseur du Sénégal, Martin-chasseur du Sénégal ou M.-c. bleu et blanc
Hungarian: türkiz halkapó
Italian: Martin pescatore boschereccio, Martin pescatore di bosco
Japanese: senegarushoubin
Japanese: セネガルショウビン
Latin: Halcyon [senegalensis or cyanoleuca], Halcyon senegalensis
Lithuanian: Senegalinis halcionas
Dutch: Senegalese Ijsvogel, Senegalijsvogel
Norwegian: Lundisfugl
Polish: lowiec jasny, łowiec jasny
Portuguese: Guarda-rios-dos-bosques, Pica-peixe-dos-bosques
Portuguese (Portugal): Guarda-rios-do-senegal
Russian: Сенегальская альциона
Slovak: Rybárik stromový, rybárikovec belasý
Swedish: Savannkungsfiskare
Swahili: Kurea Kidari-kijivu, Vuachwe Domochini
Chinese: 林地翡翠
Chinese (Traditional): 林地翡翠

 

         

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