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Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) (Hermann, 1783)
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae

Scientific:
  Dacelo novaeguineae
Citation:
  (Hermann, 1783)

Protonym:
  Alcedo novae Guineae

Avibase ID:
  94AF4A470D4C6319

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554574

Geographic range:

  • Dacelo novaeguineae novaeguineae: E and se Australia; introduced Tasmania and sw Australia
  • Dacelo novaeguineae minor: NE Australia (Cape York Peninsula south to Cooktown)
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Laughing Kookaburra
Czech:
  ledňák obrovský
German:
  Jägerliest
Danish:
  Latterfugl
Spanish:
  Cucaburra Común
Finnish:
  isonauraja
French:
  Martin-chasseur géant
Italian:
  Kookaburra sghignazzante
Japanese:
  waraikawasemi
Japanese:
  ワライカワセミ
Dutch:
  Kookaburra
Norwegian:
  Latterkokaburra
Polish:
  kukabura chichotliwa
Portuguese:
  Kokaburra
Russian:
  Смеющаяся кукабарра
Slovak:
  kukabura obrovská
Swedish:
  Kookaburra
Chinese:
  笑翠鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
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):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Martin-chasseur géant ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Martin-chasseur géant ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Clements 1st edition:
   Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Clements 4th edition:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
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):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
eBird version 1.50:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
eBird version 1.54:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
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):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
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:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
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:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
James Lee Peters:
    Dacelo novaeguineae
James Lee Peters (original):
    Dacelo novaeguineae
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Dacelo novaeguineae
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Laughing Kookaburra ( Dacelo novaeguineae)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Dacelo novaeguineae

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Czech: Lednák obrovský, ledňák obrovský
Danish: Latterfugl
German: Jägerliest, Jägerlist, Kookaburra, Lachender Hans
English: Alarm Bird, Australian laughing jackass, Breakfast Bird, Brown Kingfisher, Bushman's Clock, Giant Kingfisher, Great Brown Kingfisher, Ha Ha Duck, Ha ha Pigeon, Jack, Jackass, Jacky, Johnny, Kooka, Kookaburra, Laughing Jack, Laughing Jackass, Laughing John, Laughing Johnny, Laughing Kookaburra, Settler's Clock, Shepherd's Clock, Woop Woop Pigeon
Spanish: Cucaburra Común, Cucaburra Sonriente
Estonian: kuukabarra (naeru-safiirlind)
Finnish: Isonauraja
French: Martin-chasseur géant
Irish: cúcabarra
Hungarian: kacagójancsi
Italian: Kookaburra sghignazzante
Japanese: waraikawasemi
Japanese: ワライカワセミ
Latin: Dacelo gigas, Dacelo novaeguineae
Dutch: Kookaburra
Norwegian: Latterkokaburra
Polish: Kukabura chichotiwa, kukabura chichotliwa, Ukabura
Portuguese: Kokaburra
Russian: зимородок-великан, Смеющаяся кукабара, Смеющаяся кукабарра, Смеющийся зимородок
Slovak: kukabura obrovská, Rybárik smejivý
Swedish: Kookaburra
Chinese: 笑翠鸟

 

         

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