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Yellow-billed Stork

Mycteria ibis (Linnaeus, 1766)

The Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis) is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. It occurs in Africa south of the Sahara and in Madagascar. Its a medium-sized stork. Length: 97 cm; average body weight for males: 2.3 kg; for females: 1.9 kg. Plumage mainly pinkish-white with black wings and tail; bill yellow, blunt, and decurved at tip. Immature birds are greyish brown with dull greyish brown bill, dull orange face and brownish legs. The similar Painted Stork (Mycteria leucocephala) is an Asian bird. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ciconiidae
Genus:
  Mycteria

Scientific:
  Mycteria ibis

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.241

Protonym:
  Tantalus Ibis

Avibase ID:
  4F92C8924C9382AA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4F92C892

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561280

Geographic range:

  • Mycteria ibis: Africa south of the Sahara and Madagascar
English:
Yellow-billed Stork
Czech:
nesyt africký
German:
Nimmersatt
Danish:
Afrikansk Skovstork
Spanish:
Tántalo Africano
Finnish:
afrikaniibishaikara
French:
Tantale ibis
Icelandic:
Skógstorkur
Italian:
Tantalo africano
Japanese:
afurikatokikou
Japanese:
アフリカトキコウ
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Nimmerzat
Norwegian:
Gulnebbstork
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gulnebbstork
Polish:
dlawigad afrykanski
Portuguese:
Cegonha-de-bico-amarelo
Russian:
Африканский клювач
Slovak:
myktéria africká
Swedish:
afrikansk ibisstork
Ukrainian:
Лелека-тантал африканський
Chinese:
黄嘴鹮鹳


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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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 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):
Tantale ibis ( Mycteria ibis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Tantale ibis ( Mycteria ibis)
Clements 1st edition:
Yellow-billed Stork ( Ibis ibis)
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, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2019:
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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 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 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Yellow-billed Stork ( Mycteria ibis)
James Lee Peters:
Mycteria ibis
James Lee Peters (original):
Ibis ibis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Mycteria ibis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Yellow-billed Stork ( Mycteria ibis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Yellow-billed Stork ( Mycteria ibis)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Mycteria ibis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Mycteria ibis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Nimmersat, Nimmersat (Geelbekooievaar)
Bulgarian: Жълтоклюн щъркел
Catalan: Tàntal africà
Catalan (Balears): Tàntal africà
Czech: Nesyt africký
Danish: Afrikansk Skovstork
German: Nimmersatt
English: Wood Ibis, Yellowbilled Stork, Yellow-billed Stork, Yellow-billed Wood Stork, Yelow-billed Stork
English (IOC): Yellow-billed Stork
English (Kenya): Yellow-billed Stork
Spanish: Tántalo Africano
Spanish (Spain): Tántalo Africano
Spanish (HBW): Tántalo africano
Estonian: roosa-toonekurg
Basque: Tàntal africà
Finnish: Afrikaniibishaikara
French: Ibis tantale, Tantale africain, Tantale ibis
Irish: Storc coille
Galician: Tàntal africà
Hebrew: חסידה ורודה, חסידן ורוד
Croatian: Žutokljuna roda
Hungarian: rózsás tantalusz
Icelandic: Skógstorkur
Italian: Cicogna beccogiallo, Tantalo africano, Tantalo becco giallo, Tantalo beccogiallo
Japanese: afurikatokikou
Japanese: アフリカトキコウ
Kwangali: Nepando
Scientific: Ibis ibis, Mycteria ibis, Tantalus Ibis
Lithuanian: afrikinis gandrėnas, Geltonsnapis gandras, Geltonsnapis žabiras
Latvian: dzeltenknābja stārķis
Malagasy: Mefo, Voronomby
Dutch: Afrikaanse Nimmerzat
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gulnebbstork
Norwegian: Gulnebbstork
Polish: dlawigad afrykanski, dławigad afrykański
Portuguese: Cegonha-de-bico-amarelo, Tântalo-africano
Portuguese (Portugal): Tântalo-africano
Russian: Аист Клювач желтоклювый, Африканский клювач, Клювач желтоклювый
Slovak: Bocian nenásytný, myktéria africká
Slovenian: afriški nesit
Serbian: Žutokljuna roda
Sotho, Southern: Mokotatsie
Swedish: Afrikansk ibisstork
Swahili: Korongo Domo-njano
Turkish: Sarı Gagalı Leylek, Sarıgagalı Leylek, Sarı-gagalı Leylek, sary gagaly leylek
Ukrainian: Лелека-тантал африканський
Chinese: 黄嘴鹮鹳
Chinese (Traditional): 黃嘴鸛

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