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Boat-billed Flycatcher
Megarynchus pitangua (Linnaeus, 1766)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Tyrannidae
Genus:
  Megarynchus

Scientific:
  Megarynchus pitangua

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.136

Protonym:
  Lanius [] Pitangva [sic]

Avibase ID:
  8118C647F026C0A7

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561021

Geographic range:

  • Megarynchus pitangua pitangua: Tropical n and central South America to n Argentina; Trinidad
  • Megarynchus pitangua chrysogaster: Pacific slope of w Ecuador and nw Peru (Tumbes and n Piura)
  • Megarynchus pitangua mexicanus: E Mexico (Tamaulipas) to nw Colombia; Cébaco I. (Panama)
  • Megarynchus pitangua tardiusculus: Foothills of nw Mexico (s Sinaloa to Nayarit)
  • Megarynchus pitangua caniceps: SW Mexico (s Jalisco)
  • Megarynchus pitangua deserticola: Central Guatemala (valley of Río Negro)
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Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Boat-billed Flycatcher
Czech:
  tyran velkozobý
German:
  Starkschnabel-Maskentyrann
Danish:
  Bådnæbstyran
Spanish:
  Bienteveo Pitanguá
Finnish:
  isonokkaväijy
French:
  Tyran pitangua
Icelandic:
  Boat-billed Flycatcher
Italian:
  Pigliamosche becco a barca
Japanese:
  oohashitairanchou
Japanese:
  オオハシタイランチョウ
Dutch:
  Bootsnaveltiran
Norwegian:
  Båtnebbtyrann
Polish:
  bentewi wielkodzioby
Portuguese:
  Bentevi-de-bico-chato
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Neinei
Russian:
  Тиранн-лодкоклюв
Slovak:
  postriežkár pitangua
Swedish:
  båtnäbbstyrann
Chinese:
  船嘴霸鹟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Tyran pitangua ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Tyran pitangua ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarhynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Megarynchus pitangua [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Megarynchus pitangua [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Megarynchus pitangua [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Boat-billed Flycatcher ( Megarynchus pitangua) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Megarynchus pitangua [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Megarynchus pitangua [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: tirà reial bec de bota
Czech: Tyran velkozobý
Danish: Bådnæbstyran
German: Bauchschnabeltyrann, Bauchschnabel-Tyrann, Starkschnabel-Maskentyrann
English: Boat billed Flycatcher, Boat-billed Flycatcher, Broad-billed Kiskadee
Spanish: Benteveo Pitanguá, Bichofué Picudo, Bienteveo Pitanguá, Chilero pico ancho, Güis Picudo, Luis Pico Grueso, Luis Piquigrueso, Mosquerón Picudo, Ñei ñei, Pitanguá
Spanish (Argentine): Pitanguá
Spanish (Bolivia): Pitanguá
Spanish (Colombia): Bichofué Picudo
Spanish (Costa Rica): Mosquerón picudo
Spanish (Spain): Bienteveo Pitanguá
Spanish (Honduras): Chilero pico ancho
Spanish (Mexico): luis pico grueso, Luis Piquigrueso
Spanish (Nicaragua): Güis Picudo
Spanish (Panama): Mosquero Picudo
Spanish (Peru): Mosquero Picudo
Spanish (Paraguay): Ñei ñei
Spanish (Uruguay): Pitanguá
Spanish (Venezuela): Atrapamoscas Picón
Finnish: Isonokkaväijy
French: Tyran pitangua
Guarani: Pitangua, Pitangua guasu
Hungarian: csónakcsőrű bentévi
Italian: Pigliamosche becco a barca, Pitango beccogrosso
Japanese: oohashitairanchou
Japanese: オオハシタイランチョウ
Latin: Megarhynchus pitangua, Megarynchus pitangua
Lithuanian: Valčiasnapis
Mayan languages: ctakay
Dutch: Bootsnaveltiran
Norwegian: Båtnebbtyrann
Polish: bentewi wielkodzioby, Pitangua
Portuguese: Bem-te-vi-de-bico-de-gamela, bem-te-vi-de-bico-de-gamela , bem-te-vi-do-bico-chato, bem-te-vi-do-mato, bem-te-vi-do-mato-virgem, bem-te-vi-gamela, bem-te-vi-gameleiro, bem-te-vi-pato, Bentevi-de-bico-chato, Bentevi-do-bico-chato, Neinei, nei-nei, pintangoá, pitanguá, pitanguá-açu
Portuguese (Brazil): bem-te-vi-de-bico-de-gamela , bem-te-vi-do-bico-chato, bem-te-vi-do-mato, bem-te-vi-do-mato-virgem, bem-te-vi-gamela, bem-te-vi-gameleiro, bem-te-vi-pato, Neinei, nei-nei, pintangoá, pitanguá, pitanguá-açu
Portuguese (Portugal): Neinei
Russian: Лодкоклюв, Тиранн-лодкоклюв
Slovak: postriežkár pitangua
Swedish: Båtnäbbstyrann
Chinese: 船嘴霸鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 船嘴霸鶲

 

         

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