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Violet Woodhoopoe

Phoeniculus damarensis (Ogilvie-Grant, WR 1901)

The violet wood hoopoe is a species of bird in the family Phoeniculidae. It is found in Angola, Kenya, Namibia, and Tanzania. It looks similar to the black-billed wood hoopoe but with a red beak and a green throat. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Bucerotiformes
Family:
  Phoeniculidae
Genus:
   Phoeniculus
Scientific:
  Phoeniculus damarensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Ogilvie-Grant, WR 1901)

Reference:
   Bull. Brit. Orn. Club 12 p.38

Protonym:
  Irrisor damarensis

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/114181#page/296/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  76FAC9A59DFA05E4

Avibase ID:
  avibase-76FAC9A5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/76FAC9A5


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554471

Geographic range:

  • Phoeniculus damarensis damarensis: Angola and Namibia
  • Phoeniculus damarensis granti: Ethiopia and Kenya
English:
Violet Woodhoopoe
Catalan:
Puput arbòria violàcia
Czech:
dudkovec akáciový
Danish:
Violet Skovhærfugl
German:
Damarabaumhopf
Spanish:
Abubilla arbórea violeta
Spanish (Spain):
Abubilla arbórea violeta
Finnish:
violettisäihkyjä
French:
Irrisor damara
Icelandic:
Fjólukappi
Italian:
Upupa boschereccia viola
Japanese (romaji):
murasakimoriyatsugashira
Japanese:
ムラサキモリヤツガシラ
Lithuanian:
Violetinis kopikinis kukutis
Dutch:
Damara-kakelaar
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Fiolettkakelar
Norwegian:
Fiolettkakelar
Polish:
sierpodudek fioletowy
Portuguese:
Zombeteiro-de-Damarâlandia.
Portuguese (Portugal):
zombeteiro-da-damaralândia
Russian:
Фиолетовый древесный удод
Slovak:
leskláč fialový
Serbian:
Ljubičasti šumski pupavac
Swedish:
violett skratthärfågel/kenyaskratthärfågel
Ukrainian:
Слотняк фіолетовий
Chinese:
紫林戴胜
Chinese (Traditional):
紫林戴勝


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Violet Wood-hoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Violet Wood-hoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Violet Wood-hoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Violet Wood-hoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Violet Wood-hoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Violet Wood-hoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Violet or Grant's Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus [damarensis or granti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Violet or Grant's Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus [damarensis or granti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Violet or Grant's Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus [damarensis or granti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Violet or Grant's Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus [damarensis or granti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Violet or Grant's Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus [damarensis or granti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Violet or Grant's Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus [damarensis or granti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Violet or Grant's Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus [damarensis or granti])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Violet or Grant's Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus [damarensis or granti])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Irrisor damara ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2023:
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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eBird version 2023:
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Violet Wood Hoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Violet Wood Hoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Violet Wood Hoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Violet Wood Hoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Violet Wood Hoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Violet Wood Hoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Violet Wood-hoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Violet Wood-hoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Violet Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Violet Wood Hoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.03:
Violet Wood Hoopoe ( Phoeniculus damarensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Phoeniculus damarensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Phoeniculus [purpureus or damarensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Afrikaans: Perskakelaar
Catalan: Puput arbòria violàcia
Czech: dudkovec akáciový, Dudkovec stepní
Danish: Violet Skovhærfugl
German: Damarabaumhopf, Steppenbaumhopf
English: Violet Kakalaar, Violet or Grant's Woodhoopoe, Violet Wood Hoopoe, Violet Woodhoopoe, Violet Wood-Hoopoe
English, HBW: Violet Woodhoopoe
English (IOC): Violet/Grant's Wood Hoopoe
English (Kenya): Violet Wood-hoopoe
English (United States): Violet Woodhoopoe
English (South Africa): Violet Wood Hoopoe
Spanish: Abubilla Arbórea Violeta , Abubilla-arbórea Violeta
Spanish (Spain): Abubilla arbórea violeta, Abubilla Vrbórea Violeta
Spanish (HBW): Violet Woodhoopoe
Estonian: purpur-tääknokk
Finnish: Violettisäihkyjä
French: Irrisor damara, Irrisor damara ou I. de Grant
Icelandic: Fjólukappi
Italian: Upupa arboricola violetta, Upupa boschereccia viola
Japanese (romaji): murasakimoriyatsugashira
Japanese: ムラサキモリヤツガシラ
Scientific: Irrisor damarensis, Irrisor damarensis granti, Phoeniculus [damarensis or granti], Phoeniculus damarensis, Phoeniculus damarensis damarensis, Phoeniculus damarensis granti, Phoeniculus granti
Lithuanian: Violetinis kopikinis kukutis
Dutch: Damaraboomhop, Damara-kakelaar
Norwegian Nynorsk: Fiolettkakelar
Norwegian: Fiolettkakelar
Polish: sierpodudek fioletowy
Portuguese: Zombeteiro-de-Damarâlandia.
Portuguese (Portugal): zombeteiro-da-damaralândia
Russian: Фиолетовый древесный удод, Фиолетовый лесной удод
Slovak: leskláč fialový
Serbian: Ljubičasti šumski pupavac
Swedish: Violett skratthärfågel, violett skratthärfågel/kenyaskratthärfågel
Swahili: Goregore Zambarau
Turkish: Ağaç ibibiği, Ağaç İbibiği
Ukrainian: Слотняк фіолетовий
Chinese: 紫林戴胜
Chinese (Traditional): 紫林戴勝

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