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Palm-nut Vulture

Gypohierax angolensis (Gmelin, JF 1788)

The palm-nut vulture or vulturine fish eagle, is a large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It is the only member of the genus Gypohierax. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
   Gypohierax
Scientific:
  Gypohierax angolensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF 1788)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 13, vol. 1, part 1 1 pt1 p.252

Protonym:
  Falco angolensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2896852


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  14885C181A91C21A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-14885C18

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/14885C18


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175478

Geographic range:

  • Gypohierax angolensis: Oil-palm forests and savanna of tropical Africa
English:
Palm-nut Vulture
Catalan:
Voltor de palmerar
Czech:
orlosup palmový
Danish:
Palmegrib
German:
Palmgeier
Spanish:
Buitre Palmero
Spanish (Spain):
Buitre Palmero
Finnish:
palmukorppikotka
French:
Palmiste africain
Croatian:
crkavica palmašica
Hungarian:
pálmakeselyű
Icelandic:
Pálmagammur
Italian:
Avvoltoio delle palme
Japanese (romaji):
yashihagewashi
Japanese:
ヤシハゲワシ
Lithuanian:
Palminis grifas
Dutch:
Palmgier
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Palmegribb
Norwegian:
Palmegribb
Polish:
palmojad
Portuguese:
Abutre-das-palmeiras
Russian:
Пальмовый гриф
Slovak:
orlosup strakatý
Serbian:
Palmin lešinar
Swedish:
palmgam
Ukrainian:
Гриф пальмовий
Chinese:
棕榈鹫
Chinese (Traditional):
棕櫚鷲


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Palm-nut Vulture ( Gypohierax angolensis)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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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):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Palmiste africain ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Palmiste africain ( Gypohierax angolensis)
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements, version 2021:
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Clements, version 2022:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Gypohierax angolensis
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Gypohierax angolensis
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Gypohierax angolensis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Gypohierax angolensis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Witaasvoël
Bulgarian: Палмов лешояд
Catalan: Voltor de palmerar
Czech: Orlosup palmový
Danish: Palmegrib
German: Geierseeadler, Palmengeier, Palmgeier, Palmnußgeier
English: Palm nut Vulture, Palmnut Vulture, Palm-nut Vulture, Vulturine Fish Eagle, Vulturine Fish-eagle
English, HBW: Palm-nut Vulture
English (IOC): Palm-nut Vulture
English (Kenya): Palm-nut Vulture
English (United States): Palm-nut Vulture
Esperanto: Olepalma vulturo
Spanish: Buitre Palmero
Spanish (Spain): Buitre Palmero
Spanish (HBW): Palm-nut Vulture
Estonian: palmikotkas
Finnish: Palmukorppikotka
French: Palmiste africain, Palmiste d'Angola, Vautour palmiste
Hebrew: נשר הדקלים
Croatian: crkavica palmašica
Hungarian: pálmakeselyű
Icelandic: Pálmagammur
Italian: Avvoltoio delle palme
Japanese (romaji): yashihagewashi
Japanese: ヤシハゲワシ
Kabardian: бджэныбжъэ дзэлыкъуэбгъэ
Kirghiz: курмачыл тазгара
Scientific: Falco angolensis, Gypohierax angolensis
Lithuanian: Palminis grifas
Dutch: Palmgier
Norwegian Nynorsk: Palmegribb
Norwegian: Palmegribb
Polish: palmojad
Portuguese: Abutre-das-palmeiras
Portuguese (Portugal): Abutre-das-palmeiras
Russian: грифовый орлан, Пальмовый гриф
Slovak: orlosup strakatý, Orolsup strakatý
Serbian: Palmin lešinar, Palmov lešinar
Swedish: Palmgam
Swahili: Koho, Korho, Tumbusi Miwese
Turkish: Palmiye Akbabası
Tsonga: Gungwa
Tatar: пальма тазкарасы
Ukrainian: Гриф пальмовий
Uzbek: хурмо тасқараси
Chinese: 棕榈鹫
Chinese (Traditional): 棕櫚鷲

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