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Malachite, Sao Tome or Principe Kingfisher
Corythornis [cristatus, thomensis or nais] (= Corythornis cristatus) Pallas, 1764
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Corythornis

Scientific:
  Corythornis cristatus

Citation:
  Pallas, 1764

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

Protonym:
  Alcedo cristata

Avibase ID:
  7149F93DEDDD66EE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7149F93D

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)
  • Corythornis nais: Príncipe (Gulf of Guinea)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Malachite, Sao Tome or Principe Kingfisher
Czech:
  ledňáček modropláštíkový
German:
  Haubenzwergfischer
Danish:
  Malakitisfugl
Spanish:
  Martín pescador malaquita
Finnish:
  malakiittikalastaja
French:
  Martin-pêcheur huppé, M.-p. de Sao Tomé ou M.-p. de Principé
Icelandic:
  Húfuþyrill
Italian:
  Martin pescatore malachite
Japanese:
  kanmurikawasemi
Japanese:
  カンムリカワセミ
Dutch:
  Malachietijsvogel
Norwegian:
  Tiaraisfugl
Polish:
  zimorodek malachitowy
Portuguese:
  Pica-peixe-de-poupa
Russian:
  Малахитовый зимородок
Slovak:
  Rybárik chochlatý
Swedish:
  malakitkungsfiskare
Chinese:
  冠翠鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Malachite, Sao Tome or Principe Kingfisher ( Corythornis [cristatus, thomensis or nais])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Malachite, Sao Tome or Principe Kingfisher ( Alcedo [cristata, thomensis or nais])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Malachite, Sao Tome or Principe Kingfisher ( Alcedo [cristata, thomensis or nais])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Malachite, Sao Tome or Principe Kingfisher ( Corythornis [cristatus, thomensis or nais])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Malachite, Sao Tome or Principe Kingfisher ( Corythornis [cristatus, thomensis or nais])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Malachite, Sao Tome or Principe Kingfisher ( Corythornis [cristatus, thomensis or nais])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Malachite, Sao Tome or Principe Kingfisher ( Corythornis [cristatus, thomensis or nais])
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Alcedo cristata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   African Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   African Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Malachite Kingfisher ( Corythornis cristatus) [version 3]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Kuifkopvisvanger
Catalan: Blauet malaquita
Czech: Lednácek malachitový, ledňáček modropláštíkový
Danish: Malakitisfugl
German: Haubenzwergfischer
English: African Malachite Kingfisher, Malachite Kingfisher, Malachite, Sao Tome or Principe Kingfisher
English (IOC): Malachite Kingfisher
English (Kenya): Malachite Kingfisher
Spanish: Martín Pescador Malaquita, Martín Pescador Verde
Spanish (Spain): Martín Pescador Malaquita
Spanish (HBW): Malachite Kingfisher
Estonian: tutt-jäälind
Finnish: Malakiittikalastaja
French: Martin-pêcheur huppé, Martin-pêcheur huppé, M.-p. de Sao Tomé ou M.-p. de Principé
Hungarian: malachit jégmadár
Icelandic: Húfuþyrill
Italian: Martin pescatore malachite
Japanese: kammurikawasemi, kanmurikawasemi
Japanese: カンムリカワセミ
Latin: Alcedo [cristata, thomensis or nais], Alcedo cristata, Alcedo cristata cristata, Corythornis [cristatus, thomensis or nais], Corythornis cristatus
Lithuanian: Malachitinis tulžys
Latvian: malahīta dzenītis
Dutch: Kleine Gekuifde Ijsvogel, 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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