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African Spoonbill
Platalea alba Scopoli, 1786
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Threskiornithidae
Genus:
  Platalea

Scientific:
  Platalea alba

Citation:
  Scopoli, 1786

Reference:
  Del.Flor.Faun.Insubr. 2 p.92

Protonym:
  Platalea alba

Avibase ID:
  F86BB1D3818BDB03

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174935

Geographic range:

  • Platalea alba: Africa south of the Sahara and Madagascar
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  African Spoonbill
Czech:
  kolpík africký
German:
  Afrikanischer Löffler
Danish:
  Afrikansk Skestork
Spanish:
  Espátula Africana
Finnish:
  afrikankapustahaikara
French:
  Spatule d'Afrique
Icelandic:
  Afríkuspænir
Italian:
  Spatola africana
Japanese:
  afurikaherasagi
Japanese:
  アフリカヘラサギ
Dutch:
  Afrikaanse Lepelaar
Norwegian:
  Afrikaskjestork
Polish:
  warzęcha czerwonolica
Portuguese:
  Colhereiro-africano
Portuguese (Brazil):
  African Spoonbill
Russian:
  Белая колпица
Slovak:
  lyžičiar ružovonohý
Swedish:
  afrikansk skedstork
Chinese:
  非洲琵鹭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Lepelaar
Catalan: Bec planer africà, Becplaner africà
Catalan (Balears): Bec planer africà
Czech: Kolpík africký
Danish: Afrikansk Skestork
German: Afrika-Löffler, Afrikanischer Loffler, Afrikanischer Löffler, AfrikanischerLöffle, Rosenfußlöffler, Schmalschnabel-Löffler
English: African Spoonbill
English (Kenya): African Spoonbill
Spanish: Espátula Africana
Spanish (Spain): Espátula Africana
Estonian: aafrika luitsnokk-iibis
Basque: Becplaner africà
Finnish: Afrikankapustahaikara
French: Spatule africaine, Spatule blanche d'Afrique, Spatule d’Afrique, Spatule d'Afrique
Galician: Becplaner africà , Cullereiro africano
Croatian: Afrička žličarka
Hungarian: Afrikai kanalasgém
Icelandic: Afríkuspænir
Italian: Spatola africana
Japanese: afurikaherasagi
Japanese: アフリカヘラサギ
Latin: Paltalea alba, Platalea alba
Lithuanian: Afrikinė girnovė, Afrikos girnovė, Baltoji girnovė
Latvian: Āfrikas karošknābis
Malagasy: Sotrobevava, Sotromolotro, Sotrosogny, Sotrovava, Vangadrano
Dutch: Afrikaanse Lepelaar
Norwegian: Afrikaskjestork
Polish: warzecha czerwonolica, warzęcha czerwonolica
Portuguese: Colhereiro-africano
Portuguese (Portugal): Colhereiro-africano
Russian: Африканская колпица, Белая колпица, Колпица африканская, узкоклювая колпица
Slovak: Lyžičiar ružovonohý
Slovenian: afriška žličarka
Serbian: Afrički kašičar
Sotho, Southern: Molomo-khaba
Swedish: Afrikansk skedstork
Swahili: Domomwiko wa Afrika
Turkish: Afrika Kaşıkçısı
Chinese: 非洲琵鹭
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲琵鷺
Zulu: iNkenkane

 

         

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