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Green Woodhoopoe

Phoeniculus purpureus (Miller, JF, 1784)

The Green Wood Hoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus) is a large, up to 44 cm long, near-passerine tropical bird native to Africa. It is a member of the family Phoeniculidae, the wood hoopoes, and was formerly known as the Red-billed Wood Hoopoe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Bucerotiformes
Family:
  Phoeniculidae
Genus:
  Phoeniculus

Scientific:
  Phoeniculus purpureus

Citation:
  (Miller, JF, 1784)

Reference:
  Icon.Anim. pl.52

Protonym:
  Promerops purpureus

Avibase ID:
  28CACA8FA9A07018

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/28CACA8F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554470

Geographic range:

  • Phoeniculus purpureus purpureus: South Africa (eastern Western Cape to southern and central KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Phoeniculus purpureus guineensis: Senegambia to n Ghana, Nigeria, Chad and Central African Rep.
  • Phoeniculus purpureus senegalensis: S Senegal and Gambia to s Ghana
  • Phoeniculus purpureus niloticus: Sudan to western Ethiopia and northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Phoeniculus purpureus marwitzi: E Uganda and Kenya to central and e Natal; 2 records Somalia
  • Phoeniculus purpureus angolensis: Angola to w Zambia, w Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana
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English:
Green Woodhoopoe
Czech:
dudkovec stromový
German:
Baumhopf
Danish:
Purpurskovhærfugl
Spanish:
Abubilla arbórea verde
Finnish:
vihersäihkyjä
French:
Irrisor moqueur
Icelandic:
Skógarkappi
Italian:
Upupa boschereccia verde
Japanese:
midorimoriyatsugashira
Japanese:
ミドリモリヤツガシラ
Dutch:
Groene Kakelaar
Norwegian:
Grønnkakelar
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Grønkakelar
Polish:
sierpodudek purpurowy
Portuguese:
Zombeteiro de bico vermelho
Russian:
Зелёный лесной удод
Slovak:
leskláč purpurový
Swedish:
grön skratthärfågel
Ukrainian:
Слотняк пурпуровий
Chinese:
绿林戴胜


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Green Wood-hoopoe ( Phoeniculus purpureus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Green Wood-hoopoe ( Phoeniculus purpureus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Green Wood-hoopoe ( Phoeniculus purpureus) [version 1]
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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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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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Irrisor moqueur ( Phoeniculus purpureus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Irrisor moqueur ( Phoeniculus purpureus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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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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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 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. 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 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 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 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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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 2nd edition (1996):
Green Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus purpureus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Phoeniculus purpureus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Phoeniculus purpureus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Phoeniculus [purpureus or damarensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Gewone Kakelaar , Gewone Kakelaar (Rooibekkakelaar), Rooibekkakelaar
Catalan: Puput arbòria verda
Czech: Dudkovec stromový
Danish: Purpurskovhærfugl
German: Baumhopf, Steppenbaumhopf
English: Green Wood Hoopoe, Green Woodhoopoe, Green Wood-hoopoe, Kakalaar, Kakelaar, Red-billed Hoopoe, Red-billed Wood Hoopoe, Redbilled Woodhoopoe, Red-billed Woodhoopoe, Red-billed Wood-hoopoe, Senegal Woodhoopoe
English (IOC): Green Wood Hoopoe
English (Kenya): Green Wood-hoopoe
Spanish: Abubilla Arbórea Verde, Abubilla-arbórea Verde
Spanish (Spain): Abubilla Arbórea Verde
Spanish (HBW): Green Woodhoopoe
Estonian: rohe-tääknokk (kakelaar)
Finnish: Vihersäihkyjä
French: Irrisor moqueur, Moqueur, Moqueur d'Afrique
Hungarian: piroscsőrű kúszóbanka
Icelandic: Skógarkappi
Italian: Upupa arboricola purpurea, Upupa boschereccia verde
Japanese: midorimoriyatsugashira
Japanese: ミドリモリヤツガシラ
Kwangali: Musokoto
Scientific: Phoeniculus erythrorhynchus, Phoeniculus purpureus, Phoeniculus purpureus erythrorhynchos, Phoeniculus purpureus purpureus, Promerops purpureus
Lithuanian: Žaliasis kopikinis kukutis
Dutch: Groene Boomhop, Groene Kakelaar
Norwegian Nynorsk: Grønkakelar
Norwegian: Grønnkakelar
Polish: sierpodudek purpurowy
Portuguese: Zombeteiro de bico vermelho, Zombeteiro-de-bico-vermelho
Portuguese (Portugal): Zombeteiro-de-bico-vermelho
Russian: Зелёный лесной удод, красноклювый удод, Кукушечьехвостый удод
Slovak: Leskláč červenozobý, lesklác purpurový, leskláč purpurový
Shona: Haya
Serbian: Zeleni šumski pupavac
Swedish: Grön skratthärfågel
Swahili: Goregore Kijani
Tswana: Foofoo
Tsonga: Yokoywana
Ukrainian: Слотняк пурпуровий
Xhosa: Intlekibafazi
Chinese: 绿林戴胜
Chinese (Traditional): 綠林戴勝
Zulu: iNhlekabafazi

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