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Crocodile-bird

Pluvianus aegyptius (Linnaeus, 1758)

The Egyptian Plover (Pluvianus aegyptius) is a wader, the only member of the genus Pluvianus. Formerly placed in the pratincole and courser family, Glareolidae, it is now regarded as the sole member of its own monotypic family Pluvianidae. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Pluvianidae
Genus:
  Pluvianus

Scientific:
  Pluvianus aegyptius

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.150

Protonym:
  Charadrius aegyptius

Avibase ID:
  1B28A4B6389473D3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1B28A4B6

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176758

Geographic range:

  • Pluvianus aegyptius: sub-Saharan Africa south to northern Democratic Republic of the Congo and extreme northern Angola
English:
Crocodile-bird
Czech:
běhulík pestrý
German:
Krokodilwächter
Danish:
Krokodillevogter
Spanish:
Pluvial
Finnish:
krokotiilinvartija
French:
Pluvian fluviatile
Icelandic:
Eyrarlápa
Italian:
Guardiano dei coccodrilli
Japanese:
nairuchidori
Japanese:
ナイルチドリ
Dutch:
Krokodilwachter
Norwegian:
Krokodillevokter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Krokodillevaktar
Polish:
pijawnik
Portuguese:
Ave-do-crocodilo
Russian:
Египетский бегунок
Slovak:
krokodíliar žltobruchý
Swedish:
krokodilväktare
Ukrainian:
Бігунець єгипетський
Chinese:
埃及燕鸻


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Crocodile-bird ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Crocodile-bird ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Crocodile-bird ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Crocodile-bird ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Crocodile-bird ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Crocodile-bird ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Crocodile-bird ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
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):
Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
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):
Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pluvian fluviatile ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pluvian fluviatile ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
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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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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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 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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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 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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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 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Pluvianus aegyptius [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Pluvianus aegyptius [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Pluvianus aegyptius [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Crocodile-bird ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Crocodile-bird ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pluvianus aegyptius [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pluvianus aegyptius [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Plvial egipci
Czech: Behulík pestrý, běhulík pestrý
Danish: Krokodillevogter
German: Krokodilwächter
English: Crocodile bird, Crocodile Plover, Crocodilebird, Crocodile-bird, Egyptian Courser, Egyptian Plover
English (IOC): Egyptian Plover
English (Kenya): Egyptian Plover
Spanish: Corredora Egipcia, Pluvial
Spanish (Spain): Pluvial
Spanish (HBW): Pluvial
Estonian: krokodillilind
Finnish: Krokotiilinvartija
French: Pluvian d'Egypte, Pluvian d'Égypte, Pluvian fluviatile
Hebrew: תנינן מצרי
Hungarian: krokodilmadár
Icelandic: Eyrarlápa
Italian: Guardiano dei coccodrilli
Japanese: nairuchidori
Japanese: ナイルチドリ
Scientific: Charadrius aegyptius, Pluvianus aegyptius, Pluvianus aegyptius angolae
Lithuanian: egiptinis bėgūnėlis, Egiptinis bigūnėlis, Egiptinis lakstūnas
Latvian: krokodilputns
Dutch: Krokodilwachter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Krokodillevaktar
Norwegian: Krokodillevokter
Polish: pijawnik
Portuguese: Ave-do-crocodilo
Portuguese (Portugal): Ave-do-crocodilo
Russian: Египетский бегунок, Крокодилов сторож
Slovak: Krokodíliar žltobruchý
Slovenian: krokodilji tekalec
Serbian: Egipatska trkalica
Swedish: Krokodilväktare
Turkish: timsah kuşu, timsahkuşu
Ukrainian: Бігунець єгипетський
Chinese: 埃及燕鸻
Chinese (Traditional): 埃及鴴

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