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Black Guineafowl

Agelastes niger (Cassin, 1857)

The Black Guineafowl, Agelastes niger, is a member of the guineafowl bird family. It is found in humid forests of Central Africa. It has large toes to grasp the ground, but tiny feet so it can still fly. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Numididae
Genus:
  Agelastes

Scientific:
  Agelastes niger

Citation:
  (Cassin, 1857)

Reference:
  Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 8(1856) p.322

Protonym:
  Phasidus niger

Avibase ID:
  38193321D2117C10

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/38193321

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176124

Geographic range:

  • Agelastes niger: southeastern Nigeria to northern Angola and extreme northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
English:
Black Guineafowl
Czech:
perlička černá
German:
Schwarzperlhuhn
Danish:
Sort Kalkunhøne
Spanish:
Pintada Negra
Finnish:
mustahelmikana
French:
Pintade noire
Italian:
Faraona nera
Japanese:
kurohorohorochou
Japanese:
クロホロホロチョウ
Dutch:
Zwart Parelhoen
Norwegian:
Svartperlehøne
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svartperlehøne
Polish:
pantarka czarna
Portuguese:
Pintada preta
Russian:
Чёрная тёмная цесарка
Slovak:
perlička čierna
Swedish:
svart pärlhöna
Ukrainian:
Цесарка чорна
Chinese:
黑珠鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pintade noire ( Agelastes niger)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pintade noire ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 1st edition:
Black Guineafowl ( Phasidus niger)
Clements 3rd edition:
Black Guineafowl ( Phasidus niger)
Clements 4th edition:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements, version 2015:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements, version 2016:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements, version 2017:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements, version 2018:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements, version 2019:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 1.50:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 1.52:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 1.53:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 1.54:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 1.55:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 2015:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 2016:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 2017:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 2018:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 2019:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Black Guineafowl ( Phasidus niger)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Black Guineafowl ( Phasidus niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black Guineafowl ( Phasidus niger)
James Lee Peters:
Phasidus niger
James Lee Peters (original):
Phasidus niger
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Phasidus niger
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Agelastes niger
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Agelastes niger

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Pintada negra
Czech: Perlicka cerná, perlička černá
Danish: Sort Kalkunhøne
German: Schwarzperlhuhn, Schwarzwaldperlhuhn
English: Black Guineafowl
English (IOC): Black Guineafowl
Spanish: Guineo Negro, Pintada Negra
Spanish (Spain): Pintada Negra
Spanish (HBW): Black Guineafowl
Estonian: must-pärlkana
Finnish: Mustahelmikana
French: Pintade noire
Hungarian: fekete gyöngytyúk
Italian: Faraona nera
Japanese: kurohorohorochou
Japanese: クロホロホロチョウ
Scientific: Agelastes niger, Phasidus niger
Lithuanian: Juodoji patarška
Dutch: Zwart Parelhoen
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svartperlehøne
Norwegian: Svartperlehøne
Polish: pantarka czarna
Portuguese: Pintada preta, Pintada-preta
Russian: Чёрная тёмная цесарка, Черная Цесарка, Чёрная цесарка
Slovak: perlička čierna
Serbian: Crna biserka
Swedish: Svart pärlhöna
Turkish: Kara Beçtavuğu
Ukrainian: Цесарка чорна
Chinese: 黑珠鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 黑珠雞

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