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Malayan Night-Heron
Gorsachius melanolophus (Raffles, 1822)
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
  Gorsachius

Scientific:
  Gorsachius melanolophus

Citation:
  (Raffles, 1822)

Reference:
  Trans.Linn.Soc.London(1) 13 p.326

Protonym:
  Ardea melanolopha

Avibase ID:
  DC10105A2C4B24A4

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174876

Geographic range:

  • Gorsachius melanolophus: Humid forests of s Asia and Malay Archipelago
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Malayan Night-Heron
Czech:
  kvakoš indomalajský
German:
  Wellenreiher
Danish:
  Malajnathejre
Spanish:
  Martinete Malayo
Finnish:
  etelänhämyhaikara
French:
  Bihoreau malais
Icelandic:
  Malayan Night-Heron
Italian:
  Nitticora di Malesia
Japanese:
  zuguromizogoi
Japanese:
  ズグロミゾゴイ
Dutch:
  Indische Kwak
Norwegian:
  Duskdverghegre
Polish:
  slepowron orientalny
Portuguese:
  Savacu-malaio
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Malayan Night-Heron
Russian:
  Тигровая кваква
Slovak:
  chavkoš čiernohrivý
Swedish:
  malajnatthäger
Chinese:
  黑冠鳽


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Bengali: মালয়ী নিশিবক
Catalan: Martinet de nit malai
Czech: Kvakoš indomalajský
Danish: Malajnathejre
German: Wellenreiher, Wellen-Reiher
English: Malay Bittern, Malay Night Heron, Malay Night-Heron, Malayan Night Heron, Malayan Night-Heron, Malaysian Night Heron, Malaysian Night-Heron, Tiger Bittern, Tiger Night-Heron
Spanish: Garza Nocturna Tigresa, Martinete Malayo
Spanish (Spain): Martinete Malayo
Estonian: ida-ööhaigur
Finnish: Etelänhämyhaikara
French: Bihoreau malais, Butor malais
Hungarian: maláj bakcsó
Indonesian: Burung Kowak Melayu, Kowak Melayu
Italian: Nitticora della Malesia, Nitticora di Malesia, Nitticora tigrata della Malesia
Japanese: zu-guro mizo-goi, Zuguromizogoi, Zuguro-mizogoi, Zuguro-mizo-goi
Japanese: ズグロミゾゴイ
Japanese (Kanji): 頭黒溝五位
Korean: 검은댕기붉은해오라기
Korean (Transliteration): geomeun-daenggi-bulgeun-haeoragi
Latin: Gorsachius melanolophus, Nycticorax melanolophus
Lithuanian: Malajinis baublys
Latvian: Malajas gārnis
Malayalam: കാട്ടുകൊക്ക്
Malay: Burung Perlong, Burung Pucung Harimau, Burung Pucung Rimau, Pucong, Pucong Rimau, Pucung Harimau
Dutch: Indische Kwak
Norwegian: Duskdverghegre
Polish: slepowron orientalny, ślepowron orientalny
Pinyin: hēi-guān hǔ-bān yán, hēi-guān má-lù, hēi-guān yán, hēi-guān yè-yán
Portuguese: Savacu-malaio
Russian: Малайская Ночная Выпь, Тигровая выпь, Тигровая кваква
Slovak: chavkoš čiernohrivý
Serbian: Malajski gak
Swedish: Malajnatthäger
Thai: นกยางลายเสือ
Thai (Transliteration): nók yaaŋ laay-sĕua
Turkish: Malaya Gece Balıkçılı
Vietnamese: Chim Cò tôm, Chim Vạc rừng, Vạc rừng
Chinese: 黑冠, 黑冠千干鸟, 黑冠夜, 黑冠夜鳽, 黑冠虎斑, 黑冠行鸟, 黑冠鳽, 黑冠麻鷺
Chinese (Traditional): 黑冠夜鳽, 黑冠虎斑鳽, 黑冠鳽
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 黑冠麻鷺
Chinese (Taiwan): 黑冠麻鹭

 

         

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