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Crocodile-bird
Pluvianus aegyptius (Linnaeus, 1758)
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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
Source: Clements checklist

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
Polish:
  pijawnik
Portuguese:
  Ave-do-crocodilo
Russian:
  Египетский бегунок
Slovak:
  krokodíliar žltobruchý
Swedish:
  krokodilväktare
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:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
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]
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:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
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:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
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:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Egyptian Plover ( Pluvianus aegyptius) [version 1]
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 (Kenya): Egyptian Plover
Spanish: Corredora Egipcia, Pluvial
Spanish (Spain): 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
Latin: Charadrius aegyptius, Pluvianus aegyptius, Pluvianus aegyptius angolae
Lithuanian: egiptinis bėgūnėlis, Egiptinis bigūnėlis, Egiptinis lakstūnas
Latvian: krokodilputns
Dutch: Krokodilwachter
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
Chinese: 埃及燕鸻
Chinese (Traditional): 埃及鴴

 

         

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