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Black Crake

Zapornia flavirostra (Swainson, 1837)

The Black Crake (Amaurornis flavirostra) is a waterbird in the rail and crake family Rallidae. It breeds in most of sub-Saharan Africa except in very arid areas. It undertakes some seasonal movements in those parts of its range which are subject to drought. No subspecies have been described. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Zapornia

Scientific:
  Zapornia flavirostra

Citation:
  (Swainson, 1837)

Reference:
  BirdsW.Afr. 2 p.244 pl.28

Protonym:
  Gallinula flavirostra

Avibase ID:
  148F0B012CB5233A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/148F0B01

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 558539

Geographic range:

  • Zapornia flavirostra: Africa south of the Sahara
English:
Black Crake
Czech:
chřástal žlutozobý
German:
Schwarzkielralle
Danish:
Sort Rørvagtel
Spanish:
Polluela Negra Africana
Finnish:
mustahuitti
French:
Marouette à bec jaune
Icelandic:
Sótrella
Italian:
Rallo nero
Japanese:
afurikakurokuina
Japanese:
アフリカクロクイナ
Dutch:
Zwart Porseleinhoen
Norwegian:
Svartrikse
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svartrikse
Polish:
kureczka czarna
Portuguese:
Franga-d'água-preta
Russian:
Африканский чёрный пастушок
Slovak:
chriašť mníšsky
Swedish:
korprall
Ukrainian:
Багновик африканський
Chinese:
黑苦恶鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostris)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Râle à bec jaune ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Râle à bec jaune ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Clements 1st edition:
Black Crake ( Limnocorax flavirostra)
Clements 3rd edition:
Black Crake ( Limnocorax flavirostra)
Clements 4th edition:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostris)
Clements 6th edition:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Clements, version 2015:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Clements, version 2016:
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Clements, version 2017:
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Clements, version 2018:
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Clements, version 2019:
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
eBird version 1.50:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
eBird version 1.52:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
eBird version 1.53:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
eBird version 1.54:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
eBird version 1.55:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
eBird version 2015:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
eBird version 2016:
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
eBird version 2017:
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
eBird version 2018:
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
eBird version 2019:
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
African Black Crake ( Porzana flavirostra)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
African Black Crake ( Porzana flavirostra)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostris)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black Crake ( Zapornia flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
James Lee Peters:
Limnocorax flavirostra
James Lee Peters (original):
Limnocorax flavirostra
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Limnocorax flavirostra
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Black Crake ( Amaurornis flavirostra)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Amaurornis flavirostra
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Amaurornis flavirostra

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Swartriethaan
Catalan: Polla negra
Czech: Chrástal žlutozobý, chřástal žlutozobý
Danish: Sort Rørvagtel
German: Mohrenralle, Mohrensumpfhuhn, Negerralle, Schwarzkielralle
English: African Black Crake, Black Crake, Black Rail, Black waterhen
English (IOC): Black Crake
English (Kenya): Black Crake
Spanish: Polluela Negra, Polluela Negra Africana
Spanish (Spain): Polluela Negra Africana
Spanish (HBW): Black Crake
Estonian: musthuik
Finnish: Mustahuitti
French: Marouette à bec jaune, Marouette noire, Marouette noire à bec jaune, Poule d'eau noire, Râle à bec jaune, Râle noir
Croatian: Crni štijoka
Hungarian: mór vízicsibe
Icelandic: Sótrella
Italian: Rallo nero, Schiribilla nera africana
Japanese: afurikakurokuina
Japanese: アフリカクロクイナ
Kwangali: Katukutuku
Scientific: Amaurornis flavirostra, Amaurornis flavirostris, Amaurornis niger, Gallinula flavirostra, Limnocorax flavirostra, Limnocorax flavirostris, Porzana flavirostra, Zapornia flavirostra
Lithuanian: Afrikinė juodvištė, juodasis amaurornis, Juodoji žaliasnapė vištelė
Latvian: melnais ormanītis
Dutch: Zwart Porseleinhoen, Zwart Poseleinhoen, Zwarte Kwartelkoning, Zwarte waterral
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svartrikse
Norwegian: Svartrikse
Polish: kureczka czarna
Portuguese: Franga-d'água-preta
Portuguese (Portugal): Frango-d'água-negro
Russian: Африканский чёрный пастушок, Африканский чёрный погоныш
Slovak: chriašť mníšsky, chriašteľ mníší
Slovenian: vranja tukalica
Shona: Nhapata
Serbian: Crni barski petlić
Swedish: Korprall
Swahili: Kiluwiri Mweusi
Turkish: Kara Suyelvesi
Tsonga: Hukunambu
Ukrainian: Багновик африканський
Chinese: 黑苦恶鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 黑苦惡鳥
Zulu: umJekejeke

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