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Blue-black Kingfisher

Todiramphus nigrocyaneus (Wallace, 1862)

The blue-black kingfisher is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae.A medium-sized kingfisher of mangroves and forested streams in the lowlands. It is found in New Guinea and offshore islands of Salawati, Batanta and Yapen. It is considered rare and declining with threats being logging of lowland swamp forests and declining water quality. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Todiramphus
Scientific:
  Todiramphus nigrocyaneus


Original description

Citation:
  (Wallace, 1862)

Reference:
  Proc.Zool.Soc.London p. 165 pl.19

Protonym:
  Halcyon nigrocyanea

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31577197


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  67C46F575F8673A5

Avibase ID:
  avibase-67C46F57

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/67C46F57


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 692691


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Todiramphus nigrocyaneus nigrocyaneus: Lowlands of w New Guinea, Salawati and Batanta islands
  • Todiramphus nigrocyaneus quadricolor: Yapen I. and n New Guinea (Geelvink Bay to Astrolabe Bay)
  • Todiramphus nigrocyaneus stictolaemus: southeastern New Guinea (central Trans-Fly region east to the Southeastern Peninsula)
English:
Blue-black Kingfisher
Catalan:
Alció blau i negre
Czech:
ledňáček tmavý
Danish:
Ny Guinea-isfugl
German:
Dunkelliest
Spanish:
Alción Oscuro
Spanish (Spain):
Alción Oscuro
Finnish:
teräskalastaja
French:
Martin-chasseur bleu-noir
Croatian:
novogvinejski vodomar
Italian:
Martin pescatore nerazzurro
Japanese (romaji):
aoguroshoubin
Japanese:
アオグロショウビン
Lithuanian:
Mėlynasis todiramfas
Dutch:
Blauw-zwarte IJsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Papuaisfugl
Norwegian:
Papuaisfugl
Polish:
łowczyk niebiesko-czarny
Portuguese:
martim-caçador-escuro
Russian:
Чёрно-синяя альциона
Slovak:
rybárikovec tmavý
Serbian:
Plavo-crni vodomar
Swedish:
blåsvart kungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Альціон папуанський
Chinese:
蓝黑翡翠
Chinese (Traditional):
藍黑翡翠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martin-chasseur bleu-noir ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martin-chasseur bleu-noir ( Todirhamphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Halcyon nigrocyanea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Halcyon nigrocyanea) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todirhamphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todirhamphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todirhamphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todirhamphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todirhamphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todirhamphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todirhamphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todirhamphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Halcyon nigrocyanea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Halcyon nigrocyanea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Halcyon nigrocyanea) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Halcyon nigrocyanea [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Halcyon nigrocyanea [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Halcyon nigrocyanea [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todirhamphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todirhamphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Blue-black Kingfisher ( Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Todiramphus nigrocyaneus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Todiramphus nigrocyaneus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Alció blau i negre
Czech: Lednácek tmavý, ledňáček tmavý
Danish: New Guinea-isfugl, Ny Guinea-isfugl
German: Dunkelliest
English: Black-sided Kingfisher, Blue black Kingfisher, Blue-back Kingfisher, Blue-black Kingfisher
English, HBW: Blue-black Kingfisher
English (IOC): Blue-black Kingfisher
English (United States): Blue-black Kingfisher
Esperanto: Blunigra arbalciono
Spanish: Alción de Lomo Azul, Alción Oscuro, Martín Pescador de Lomo Azul
Spanish (Spain): Alción Oscuro
Spanish (HBW): Blue-black Kingfisher
Estonian: must-safiirlind
Finnish: Teräskalastaja
French: Martin-chasseur bleu-noir
Croatian: novogvinejski vodomar
Indonesian: Cekakak Biru-hitam, Raja udang biru hitam
Italian: Martin pescatore blu-nero, Martin pescatore nerazzurro
Japanese (romaji): aoguroshoubin
Japanese: アオグロショウビン
Scientific: Halcyon nigrocyanea, Todiramphus nigrocyaneus, Todiramphus nigrocyaneus nigrocyaneus, Todirhamphus nigrocyanea, Todirhamphus nigrocyaneus
Lithuanian: Mėlynasis todiramfas
Dutch: Blauwzwarte Ijsvogel, Blauw-zwarte IJsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Papuaisfugl
Norwegian: Papuaisfugl
Polish: łowczyk niebiesko-czarny, lowiec niebiesko-czarny, łowiec niebiesko-czarny
Portuguese: martim-caçador-escuro
Portuguese (Portugal): guarda-rios-índigo
Russian: Тёмная альциона, Чёрно-синяя альциона
Slovak: rybárikovec tmavý
Slovenian: safirasti gozdomec
Serbian: Plavo-crni vodomar
Swedish: blåsvart kungsfiskare, Nya Guineakungsfiskare
Turkish: Mavi-kara yalıçapkını
Ukrainian: Альціон папуанський
Chinese: 蓝黑翡翠
Chinese (Traditional): 藍黑翡翠

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