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Malachite or Sao Tome Kingfisher

Corythornis [cristatus or thomensis] (= Corythornis cristatus) (Pallas, 1764)




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Corythornis
Scientific:
  Corythornis cristatus


Original description

Citation:
  (Pallas, 1764)

Reference:
  Cat.Ois.[Vroeg]Adumbr. p.1 no.55

Protonym:
  Alcedo cristata

Link:
  


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  5768C7970AF73A1A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-5768C797

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5768C797


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554558

Geographic range:

  • Corythornis cristatus cristatus: S Angola, sw Zambia and Limpopo R. south to Cape Province
  • Corythornis cristatus longirostris: N Namibia and s Angola to nw Zimbabwe and sw Zambia
  • Corythornis cristatus [galeritus, cyanostigma or stuartkeithi]: Africa s of Sahara south to Limpopo River and Mozambique
  • Corythornis thomensis: São Tomé (Gulf of Guinea)
English:
Malachite or Sao Tome Kingfisher
French:
Martin-pêcheur huppé ou M.-p. de Sao Tomé


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Malachite or Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis [cristatus or thomensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Malachite or Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo [cristata or thomensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Malachite or Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo [cristata or thomensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Malachite or Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis [cristatus or thomensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Malachite or Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis [cristatus or thomensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Malachite or Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis [cristatus or thomensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Malachite or Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis [cristatus or thomensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Malachite or Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis [cristatus or thomensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Malachite or Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis [cristatus or thomensis])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martin-pêcheur huppé ( Alcedo cristata) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition:
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 5]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 5]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Alcedo cristata [version 4]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Corythornis [cristatus, thomensis or nais]

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Kuifkopvisvanger
Catalan: Blauet malaquita
Czech: ledňáček modropláštíkový
Danish: Madagaskarisfugl
German: Haubenzwergfischer
English: Malachite Kingfisher, Malachite or Sao Tome Kingfisher
English (Kenya): Malachite Kingfisher
Esperanto: Malakita alciono
Spanish: Martín Pescador Malaquita
Spanish (Spain): Martín Pescador Malaquita
Estonian: madagaskari tutt-jäälind
Finnish: malakiittikalastaja
French: Martin-pêcheur huppé, Martin-pêcheur huppé ou M.-p. de Sao Tomé
Hungarian: malachit jégmadár
Italian: Martin pescatore malachite
Japanese (romaji): kammurikawasemi
Japanese: カンムリカワセミ
Scientific: Alcedo [cristata or thomensis], Alcedo cristata, Alcedo cristata cristata, Corythornis [cristatus or thomensis], Corythornis cristatus, Corythornis cristatus cristatus
Lithuanian: Malachitinis tulžys
Latvian: malahīta dzenītis
Dutch: Malachietijsvogel
Norwegian: Tiaraisfugl
Polish: zimorodek malachitowy
Portuguese: Pica-peixe-de-poupa
Portuguese (Portugal): Pica-peixinho-de-poupa
Russian: Малахитовый зимородок
Slovak: Rybárik chochlatý
Slovenian: čopasti vodomec
Shona: Chinderera
Serbian: Malahitski vodomar
Siswant: Sipholoti
Sotho, Southern: Seinoli
Swedish: Malakitkungsfiskare
Swahili: Kizamiadagaa
Tswana: Mmatlhapi
Turkish: Tepeli Yalıçapkını
Tsonga: Tshololwana
Ukrainian: Рибалочка діадемовий
Xhosa: Isaxwila
Chinese: 冠翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 冠翠鳥
Zulu: iNhlunuyamanzi

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