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Palau Kingfisher

Todiramphus pelewensis (Wiglesworth, 1891)

The rusty-capped kingfisher or Palau kingfisher is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae. It is endemic to Palau. The natural habitat of this species is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It was formerly considered to be a subspecies of the Micronesian kingfisher. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Todiramphus
Scientific:
  Todiramphus pelewensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Wiglesworth, 1891)

Reference:
  Abh.Ber.Mus.Dresden p.15

Protonym:
  Halcyon pelewensis

Link:
  


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  2C302D27B0B721A3

Avibase ID:
  avibase-2C302D27

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2C302D27


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 692912


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Todiramphus pelewensis: Palau Islands (w Caroline Islands)
English:
Palau Kingfisher
Catalan:
Alció de l'illa Palau
German:
Palauliest
Spanish:
Alción de Palau
Spanish (Spain):
Alción de Palau
French:
Martin-chasseur des Palau
Croatian:
palauski vodomar
Japanese (romaji):
paraoshoubin
Japanese:
パラオショウビン
Dutch:
Todiramphus pelewensis
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Palauisfugl
Norwegian:
palauisfugl
Polish:
łowczyk rdzawogłowy
Portuguese:
martim-caçador-de-palau
Russian:
Палауская альциона
Slovak:
rybárikovec palauský
Serbian:
Vodomar sa ostrva Palau
Swedish:
mikronesisk kungsfiskare (pelewensis)
Ukrainian:
альціон рудоголовий
Chinese:
锈顶翡翠
Chinese (Traditional):
帛琉翡翠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Micronesian Kingfisher (Palau) ( Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Micronesian Kingfisher (Palau) ( Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Micronesian Kingfisher (Palau) ( Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2021:
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Todirhamphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Todirhamphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Todirhamphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Todirhamphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Todirhamphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Todirhamphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Todirhamphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2019:
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
eBird version 1.52:
Micronesian Kingfisher (Palau) ( Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Micronesian Kingfisher (Palau) ( Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Micronesian Kingfisher (Palau) ( Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Micronesian Kingfisher (Palau) ( Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
eBird version 2021:
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Halcyon cinnamomina pelewensis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Palau Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Halcyon cinnamomina pelewensis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Halcyon cinnamomina pelewensis [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Rusty-capped Kingfisher ( Todiramphus pelewensis) [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Todiramphus [cinnamominus, pelewensis or reichenbachii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Alció de l'illa Palau
German: Palauliest, Palau-Zimtkopfliest
English: Micronesian Kingfisher (Palau), Palau Kingfisher, Rusty-capped Kingfisher
English, HBW: Palau Kingfisher
English (IOC): Rusty-capped Kingfisher
English (United States): Palau Kingfisher
Spanish: Alción de Palau
Spanish (Spain): Alción de Palau
Spanish (HBW): Palau Kingfisher
French: Martin-chasseur cannelle (Palau), Martin-chasseur des Palau
Croatian: palauski vodomar
Japanese (romaji): paraoshoubin
Japanese: パラオショウビン
Scientific: Halcyon cinnamomina pelewensis, Halcyon cinnamonina pelewensis, Halcyon pelewensis, Todiramphus cinnamominus pelewensis, Todiramphus pelewensis, Todirhamphus cinnamominus pelewensis
Dutch: Palauijsvogel, Todiramphus pelewensis
Norwegian Nynorsk: Palauisfugl
Norwegian: palauisfugl
Polish: łowczyk rdzawogłowy
Portuguese: martim-caçador-de-palau
Portuguese (Portugal): guarda-rios-de-palau
Russian: Палауская альциона
Slovak: rybárikovec palauský
Slovenian: zlatoglavi gozdomec
Serbian: Vodomar sa ostrva Palau
Swedish: mikronesisk kungsfiskare (pelewensis), palaukungsfiskare
Turkish: Palau yalıçapkını
Ukrainian: альціон рудоголовий
Chinese: 锈顶翡翠
Chinese (Traditional): 帛琉翡翠

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