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White-bellied Kingfisher
Corythornis leucogaster (Fraser, 1843)
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Corythornis

Scientific:
  Corythornis leucogaster

Citation:
  (Fraser, 1843)

Reference:
  PZS Pt11 no.120 p.4

Protonym:
  Halcyon leucogaster

Avibase ID:
  4F94B89C71A13F13

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4F94B89C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554562

Geographic range:

  • Corythornis leucogaster leucogaster: Nigeria to s Cameroon, Gabon and nw Angola; Bioko
  • Corythornis leucogaster bowdleri: Tropical Guinea to Mali and Ghana
  • Corythornis leucogaster leopoldi: Congo basin (e Congo to s Uganda and nw Zambia)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  White-bellied Kingfisher
Czech:
  ledňáček bělobřichý
German:
  Weißbauch-Zwergfischer
Danish:
  Hvidbuget Isfugl
Spanish:
  Martín Pescador Ventriblanco
Finnish:
  valkovatsakalastaja
French:
  Martin-pêcheur à ventre blanc
Italian:
  Martin pescatore panciabianca
Japanese:
  shiroharakawasemi
Japanese:
  シロハラカワセミ
Dutch:
  Witbuikijsvogel
Norwegian:
  Jungelisfugl
Polish:
  zimorodek bialobrzuchy
Portuguese:
  Pica-peixinho-de-barriga-branca
Russian:
  Белобрюхий зимородок
Slovak:
  rybárik bielobruchý
Swedish:
  vitbukig kungsfiskare
Chinese:
  白腹翠鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Martin-pêcheur à ventre blanc ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
James Lee Peters:
    Alcedo leucogaster [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Alcedo leucogaster [version 6]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Alcedo leucogaster [version 6]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   White-bellied Kingfisher ( Alcedo leucogaster) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Corythornis leucogaster [version 3]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Corythornis [cristatus, leucogaster or vintsioides] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Catalan: Blauet de ventre blanc
Czech: Lednácek belobrichý, ledňáček bělobřichý
Danish: Hvidbuget Isfugl
German: Prinzenzwerg, Weißbauch-Zwergfischer
English: Sao Tome Kingfisher, White bellied Kingfisher, White-bellied Kingfisher, White-breasted Kingfisher
Spanish: Martín Pescador de Vientre Blanco, Martín Pescador Ventriblanco
Spanish (Spain): Martín Pescador Ventriblanco
Estonian: varju-jäälind
Finnish: Valkovatsakalastaja
French: Corythornis leucogaster, Martin-pêcheur à ventre blanc, Petit Martin-pêcheur à ventre blanc
Italian: Martin pescatore panciabianca, Martin pescatore ventrebianco
Japanese: shiroharakawasemi
Japanese: シロハラカワセミ
Latin: Alcedo leucogaster, Alcedo leucogaster leucogaster, Corythornis leucogaster, Halcyon leucogaster
Lithuanian: Baltapilvis tulžys
Dutch: Witbuikijsvogel
Norwegian: Jungelisfugl
Polish: zimorodek bialobrzuchy, zimorodek białobrzuchy
Portuguese: Pica-peixinho-de-barriga-branca
Portuguese (Portugal): Pica-peixinho-de-barriga-branca
Russian: Белобрюхий зимородок
Slovak: rybárik bielobruchý
Slovenian: džungelski vodomec
Swedish: Vitbukad kungsfiskare, vitbukig kungsfiskare
Swahili: Mdiria Tumbo-jeupe
Chinese: 白腹翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 白腹翠鳥

 

         

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