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Ceylon Spurfowl

Galloperdix bicalcarata (Forster, JR, 1781)

The Sri Lanka Spurfowl, Galloperdix bicalcarata, is a member of the pheasant family which is endemic to the dense rainforests of Sri Lanka. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Galloperdix

Scientific:
  Galloperdix bicalcarata

Citation:
  (Forster, JR, 1781)

Reference:
  IndischeZool. p.25 pl.14

Protonym:
  Perdix bicalcarata

Avibase ID:
  1C615F4296BCCE5C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1C615F42

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176053

Geographic range:

  • Galloperdix bicalcarata: Humid forests of s Sri Lanka
English:
Ceylon Spurfowl
Czech:
kur dvouostruhý
German:
Ceylonspornhuhn
Danish:
Sri Lanka-sporehøne
Spanish:
Faisancillo de Ceilán
Finnish:
srilankanpyyfasaani
French:
Galloperdrix de Ceylan
Italian:
Gallopernice di Sri Lanka
Japanese:
seironkezumeshako
Japanese:
セイロンケズメシャコ
Dutch:
Ceylondwergfazant
Norwegian:
Dråpesporehøne
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dråpesporehøne
Polish:
kuropatwiak cejlonski
Portuguese:
Perdiz-cingalesa
Russian:
Белогорлая шпорцевая куропатка
Slovak:
bažantík perlavý
Swedish:
ceylonsporrhöna
Ukrainian:
Куріпка-шпороніг цейлонська
Chinese:
斯里兰卡鸡鹑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Perdiu d'esperons de Sri Lanka
Czech: Kur dvouostruhý
Danish: Sri Lanka-sporehøne
German: Ceylonspornhuhn, Weißkehl-Spornhuhn
English: Ceylon Spurfowl, Ceylon Superfowl, Sri Lanka Spurfowl
English (IOC): Sri Lanka Spurfowl
Spanish: Faisancillo de Ceilán
Spanish (Spain): Faisancillo de Ceilán
Spanish (HBW): Sri Lanka Spurfowl
Estonian: tseiloni kannuskana
Finnish: Ceyloninpyyfasaani, srilankanpyyfasaani
French: Faisan nain de Ceylan, Galloperdrix de Ceylan, Galloperdrix du Sri Lanka
Italian: Gallopernice dal doppio sperone, Gallopernice di Sri Lanka
Japanese: seironkedumeshako, seironkezumeshako
Japanese: セイロンケズメシャコ, セイロンケヅメシャコ
Scientific: Galloperdix bicalcarata, Perdix bicalcarata
Lithuanian: Šrilankinė pentinuotoji kurapka
Dutch: Ceylondwergfazant
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dråpesporehøne
Norwegian: Dråpesporehøne
Polish: Kuropatwa cejlońska, kuropatwiak cejlonski, kuropatwiak cejloński
Portuguese: Perdiz-cingalesa
Russian: Белогорлая шпорцевая куропатка, Цейлонская шпорцевая куропатка
Slovak: bažantík perlavý
Swedish: Ceylonsporrhöna
Ukrainian: Куріпка-шпороніг цейлонська
Chinese: 斯里兰卡鸡鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 斯里蘭卡雞鶉

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