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Secretary-bird
Sagittarius serpentarius (Miller, JF, 1779)
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Sagittariidae
Genus:
  Sagittarius

Scientific:
  Sagittarius serpentarius

Citation:
  (Miller, JF, 1779)

Reference:
  Icon.Anim. pt5 pl.28

Protonym:
  Falco serpentarius

Avibase ID:
  DCBCCEB89FD9FC3F

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175692


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Sagittarius serpentarius: Savanna and grasslands of Africa south of the Sahara
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Secretarybird
Czech:
  hadilov písař
German:
  Sekretär
Danish:
  Sekretærfugl
Spanish:
  Secretario
Finnish:
  sihteeri
French:
  Messager sagittaire
Icelandic:
  Secretary-bird
Italian:
  Segretario
Japanese:
  hebikuiwashi
Japanese:
  ヘビクイワシ
Dutch:
  Secretarisvogel
Norwegian:
  Sekretærfugl
Polish:
  sekretarz
Portuguese:
  Secretário
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Secretary-bird
Russian:
  Секретарь
Slovak:
  hadožrút nohatý
Swedish:
  sekreterarfågel
Chinese:
  鹭鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Messager sagittaire ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Messager sagittaire ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 1st edition:
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 4th edition:
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 6th edition:
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements, version 2015:
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements, version 2016:
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Clements, version 2017:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
eBird version 1.50:
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
eBird version 1.52:
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
eBird version 1.53:
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
eBird version 1.54:
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
eBird version 1.55:
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
eBird version 2015:
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
eBird version 2016:
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
eBird version 2017:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Secretary Bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Secretary-bird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
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:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
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:
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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:
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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:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
James Lee Peters:
    Sagittarius serpentarius
James Lee Peters (original):
    Sagittarius serpentarius
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Sagittarius serpentarius
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Secretarybird ( Sagittarius serpentarius)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sagittarius serpentarius
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sagittarius serpentarius

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Sekretarisvoel, Sekretarisvoël
Bulgarian: Птица секретар
Catalan: Secretari
Czech: Hadilov písar, hadilov písař
Danish: Sekretærfugl
German: Sekretär
English: Secretary Bird, Secretarybird, Secretary-bird, Sekretary bird
English (Kenya): Secretarybird
Spanish: Secretario
Spanish (Spain): Secretario
Estonian: kurgkotkas (sekretärlind)
Finnish: Sihteeri
French: Messager sagittaire, Messager serpentaire, Secrétaire, Serpentaire
Irish: Peannaire
Hungarian: kígyászkeselyű
Italian: Segretario, Serpentario
Japanese: hebikuiwashi
Japanese: ヘビクイワシ
Kwangali: Mukongo
Latin: Sagittarius serpentarius, Sagittarius serpentarius gambiensis
Lithuanian: Sekretorius
Dutch: Secretarisvogel
Norwegian: Sekretærfugl
Sotho, Northern: Thlame
Polish: sekretarz
Portuguese: Secretário
Portuguese (Portugal): Secretário
Russian: Птица-секретарь, Секретарь
Slovak: hadožrút nohatý
Shona: Hungwe
Serbian: Ptica sekretar
Siswant: Dvoye
Sotho, Southern: Koto-li-peli
Swedish: Sekreterarfågel
Swahili: Karani Tamba
Tswana: Tlhamê
Turkish: Katip Kuşu
Tsonga: Mampfana
Xhosa: Ingxangxosi
Chinese: 蛇鷲, 鹭鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 蛇鷲
Zulu: iNtungunono

 

         

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