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Hoatzin

Opisthocomus hoazin (Statius Muller, 1776)

The Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin), also known as the Hoactzin, Stinkbird, or Canje Pheasant, is a species of tropical bird found in swamps, riverine forest and mangrove of the Amazon and the Orinoco delta in South America. It is notable for having chicks that possess claws on two of their wing digits. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Opisthocomiformes
Family:
  Opisthocomidae
Genus:
  Opisthocomus

Scientific:
  Opisthocomus hoazin

Citation:
  (Statius Muller, 1776)

Reference:
  Natursyst.Suppl. p.125

Protonym:
  Phasianus Hoazin

Avibase ID:
  7E83A1B3DC1F8644

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7E83A1B3

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176146

Geographic range:

  • Opisthocomus hoazin: Amazon and Orinoco basin lowlands and the Guianas
English:
Hoatzin
Czech:
hoacin chocholatý
German:
Hoatzin
Danish:
Hoatzin
Spanish:
hoazín
Finnish:
hoatsin
French:
Hoazin huppé
Icelandic:
Sígaunafugl
Italian:
Hoazin
Japanese:
tsumebakei
Japanese:
ツメバケイ
Dutch:
Hoatzin
Norwegian:
Hoatzin
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Hoatzin
Polish:
hoacyn
Portuguese:
Cigana
Portuguese (Brazil):
Cigana
Russian:
Гоацин
Slovak:
hoacin chochlatý
Swedish:
hoatzin
Ukrainian:
Гоацин
Chinese:
麝雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Hoatzin ( Opisthocomus hoazin)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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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):
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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):
Hoatzin ( Opisthocomus hoazin)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Hoazin huppé ( Opisthocomus hoazin)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Hoazin huppé ( Opisthocomus hoazin)
Clements 1st edition:
Hoatzin ( Opisthocomus hoazin)
Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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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):
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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):
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Clements, version 2015:
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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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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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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):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Hoatzin ( Opisthocomus hoazin)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Hoatzin ( Opisthocomus hoazin)
James Lee Peters:
Opisthocomus hoazin
James Lee Peters (original):
Opisthocomus hoazin
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Opisthocomus hoazin
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Hoatzin ( Opisthocomus hoazin)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Hoatzin ( Opisthocomus hoazin)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
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South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
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South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
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South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
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South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
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South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
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South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
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South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
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South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Hoatzin ( Opisthocomus hoazin)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Opisthocomus hoazin
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Opisthocomus hoazin

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Arawak: Marodi-firobêro
Catalan: Hoatzín
Carib: Sesira, Tokolo
Czech: Hoacin chocholatý
Danish: Hoatzin
German: Hoatzin, Schopfhuhn
Emerillon: Dzadza
English: Andean Coot, Hoatzin
English (IOC): Hoatzin
Spanish: Chenchena, Hoazin, hoazín
Spanish (Colombia): Chenchena, Pava hedionda
Spanish (Ecuador): Hoatzín
Spanish (Spain): Hoazín
Spanish (HBW): Hoatzin
Spanish (Peru): Hoazín
Spanish (Venezuela): Chenchena, Guacharaca de Agua
Estonian: hoatsiin
Finnish: haisukäki, haisulintu, hoatsin, hoatsin (haisukäki), Töyhtökana
French: Hoazin, Hoazin huppé, Sasa
Guianese Creole French: Sasa
Hungarian: hoacin
Icelandic: Sígaunafugl
Italian: Hoatzin, Hoazin
Japanese: tsumebakei
Japanese: ツメバケイ
Karipúna Creole French: Sassa
Scientific: Opisthocomus hoazin, Opithocomus hoazin, Phasianus Hoazin
Lithuanian: Hoacinas
Dutch: Hoatzin
Norwegian Nynorsk: Hoatzin
Norwegian: Hoatzin
Wayampi: Sasa
Palikúr: Hëulú
Polish: hoacyn
Portuguese: aturiá, catingueira, catingueiro, Cigana, hoazin, jacu-cigana
Portuguese (Brazil): aturiá, catingueira, catingueiro, Cigana, hoazin, jacu-cigana
Portuguese (Portugal): Cigana
Russian: Гоацин
Slovak: Hoacin chochlatý
Serbian: Hoacin
Sranan: Hoatzin
Swedish: hoatzin, Zigenarfågel
Turkish: Hoatzin
Ukrainian: Гоацин
Wayana: Akawakëimë
Chinese: 麝雉
Chinese (Traditional): 麝雉

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