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White-bellied Kingfisher

Corythornis leucogaster (Fraser, 1843)

The White-bellied Kingfisher (Alcedo leucogaster) is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, and Zambia. Source: Wikipedia




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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)
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
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Jungelisfugl
Polish:
zimorodek bialobrzuchy
Portuguese:
Pica-peixinho-de-barriga-branca
Russian:
Белобрюхий зимородок
Slovak:
rybárik bielobruchý
Swedish:
vitbukig kungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Рибалочка білочеревий
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]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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]
Clements, version 2019:
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]
eBird version 2019:
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]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
White-bellied Kingfisher ( Corythornis leucogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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 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
English (IOC): White-bellied Kingfisher
Spanish: Martín Pescador de Vientre Blanco, Martín Pescador Ventriblanco
Spanish (Spain): Martín Pescador Ventriblanco
Spanish (HBW): White-bellied Kingfisher
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
Scientific: Alcedo leucogaster, Alcedo leucogaster leucogaster, Corythornis leucogaster, Halcyon leucogaster
Lithuanian: Baltapilvis tulžys
Dutch: Witbuikijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Jungelisfugl
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
Serbian: Belotrbi vodomar
Swedish: Vitbukad kungsfiskare, vitbukig kungsfiskare
Swahili: Mdiria Tumbo-jeupe
Ukrainian: Рибалочка білочеревий
Chinese: 白腹翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 白腹翠鳥

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