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Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher [incl. leucura]

Tanysiptera nigriceps [incl. leucura] (= Tanysiptera nigriceps) Sclater, PL 1877

The black-capped paradise kingfisher or black-headed paradise kingfisher, is a bird in the tree kingfisher subfamily, Halcyoninae. It is native to several islands in the Bismarck Archipelago to the east of New Guinea. Like all paradise kingfishers, this bird has colourful plumage with a red bill and long distinctive tail streamers. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Tanysiptera
Scientific:
  Tanysiptera nigriceps


Original description

Citation:
  Sclater, PL 1877

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London Part 1 p. 105

Protonym:
  Tanysiptera nigriceps

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28510671


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  72AD13901BF0143E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-72AD1390

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/72AD1390


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 692783

Geographic range:

  • Tanysiptera sylvia leucura: Umboi I. (Bismarck Archipelago)
  • Tanysiptera nigriceps: Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain and Duke of York)
English:
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher [incl. leucura]
French:
Martin-chasseur à tête noire [incl. leucura]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher [incl. leucura] ( Tanysiptera nigriceps [incl. leucura])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher [incl. leucura] ( Tanysiptera nigriceps [incl. leucura])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher (incl. ssp. leucura) ( Tanysiptera nigriceps [incl. leucura])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher (incl. ssp. leucura) ( Tanysiptera nigriceps [incl. leucura])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher (incl. ssp. leucura) ( Tanysiptera nigriceps [incl. leucura])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher (incl. ssp. leucura) ( Tanysiptera nigriceps [incl. leucura])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher (incl. ssp. leucura) ( Tanysiptera nigriceps [incl. leucura])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher [incl. leucura] ( Tanysiptera nigriceps [incl. leucura])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher [incl. leucura] ( Tanysiptera nigriceps [incl. leucura])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher [incl. leucura] ( Tanysiptera nigriceps [incl. leucura])
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
Clements, version 2021:
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
Clements, version 2022:
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
Clements, version 2023:
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
Clements, version 2019:
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
eBird version 1.55:
Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher (Black-capped) ( Tanysiptera sylvia nigriceps/leucura) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher (Black-capped) ( Tanysiptera sylvia nigriceps/leucura) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher (Black-capped) ( Tanysiptera sylvia nigriceps/leucura) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher (Black-capped) ( Tanysiptera sylvia nigriceps/leucura) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher (Black-capped) ( Tanysiptera sylvia nigriceps/leucura) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
eBird version 2021:
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
eBird version 2022:
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
eBird version 2023:
Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.1:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher ( Tanysiptera nigriceps) [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tanysiptera nigriceps [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Tanysiptera [sylvia or nigriceps]

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: Alció del paradís capnegre
Czech: ledňáček okrovoprsý
Danish: Sortkronet Skovparadisisfugl
German: Schwarzkappenliest, Schwarzkappen-Paradiesliest, Schwarzskappen-Paradiesliest
English: Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher, Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher, Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher (incl. ssp. leucura), Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher [incl. leucura], Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher, Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher (Black-capped)
English, HBW: Black-headed Paradise-kingfisher
English (IOC): Black-capped Paradise Kingfisher
English (United States): Black-capped Paradise-Kingfisher
Spanish: Alción colilargo cabecinegro, Alción Colilargo Capirotado, Alción Colilargo Silvia (nigriceps/leucura)
Spanish (Spain): Alción colilargo capirotado, Alción Colilargo Silvia (nigriceps/leucura)
Spanish (HBW): Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher (Black-capped)
French: Martin-chasseur à tête noire, Martin-chasseur à tête noire [incl. leucura], Martin-chasseur des Bismarck, Martin-chasseur sylvain (Bismarck), Martin-chasseur sylvain [nigriceps ou leucura]
Croatian: crnokapi vodomar
Japanese (romaji): shiraorakettokawasemi (nigriceps/leucura)
Japanese: シラオラケットカワセミ (nigriceps/leucura)
Scientific: Tanysiptera nigriceps, Tanysiptera nigriceps [incl. leucura], Tanysiptera sylvia nigriceps, Tanysiptera sylvia nigriceps/leucura
Dutch: Australische Vlagstaartijsvogel (nigriceps/leucura), Zwartkopvlagstaartijsvogel
Norwegian: trådstjertisfugl (nigriceps/leucura)
Polish: sterowik czarnogłowy
Portuguese: martim-rabilongo-de-cabeça-preta
Portuguese (Portugal): guarda-rios-do-paraíso-de-cabeça-preta
Russian: Черношапочный райский зимородок
Slovak: rybárikovec čiernohlavý
Slovenian: črnoglavi edenomec
Swedish: svarthuvad paradiskungsfiskare
Turkish: Kara başlıklı cennet yalıçapkını
Ukrainian: альціон-галатея чорноголовий
Chinese: 黑冠仙翡翠
Chinese (Traditional): 黑頂天堂翡翠, 黑頂極樂翡翠

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