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Black Sicklebill

Epimachus fastosus (Hermann, J 1783)

The black sicklebill is a large member of the birds of paradise family, Paradisaeidae. This species is found throughout most of central New Guinea and the Vogelkop region to the northwest in montane forests at altitudes from 1800 to 2150 m. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Paradisaeidae
Genus:
   Epimachus
Scientific:
  Epimachus fastosus


Original description

Citation:
  (Hermann, J 1783)

Reference:
   Tabula Affin. Anim.

Protonym:
  Promerops fastuosus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39000865


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7F57334C51704C43

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7F57334C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7F57334C


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916502

Geographic range:

  • Epimachus fastosus fastosus: W New Guinea (Tamrau and Arfak mountains)
  • Epimachus fastosus atratus: New Guinea (Mts. of Wandammen Peninsula to Kratka Range)
  • Epimachus fastosus ultimus: Coastal n Papua New Guinea (Mt. Menawa and Mt. Somoro)
English:
Black Sicklebill
Catalan:
ocell del paradís fastuós
Czech:
rajka srpozobá
Danish:
Sort seglnæb
German:
Schwarzbauch-Paradieshopf
Spanish:
Ave del Paraíso Fastuosa
Spanish (Spain):
Ave del paraíso fastuosa
Finnish:
samettisirppinokka
French:
Paradisier fastueux
Croatian:
velika rajska ptica
Hungarian:
szélesfarkú paradicsombanka
Italian:
Falcibecco nero
Japanese (romaji):
onagakamahashifuuchou
Japanese:
オナガカマハシフウチョウ
Lithuanian:
Juodasis ylasnapis
Dutch:
Zwarte Sikkelsnavel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svartsigdnebb
Norwegian:
Svartsigdnebb
Polish:
długoogon większy
Portuguese:
Ave-do-paraíso-de-bico-em-foice
Russian:
Чёрный райский шилоклюв
Slovak:
rajka srpozobá
Serbian:
Crna srpokljuna rajska ptica
Swedish:
svart bågnäbbsparadisfågel
Ukrainian:
Дивоптах-шилодзьоб чорний
Chinese:
黑镰嘴风鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
黑色鐮嘴天堂鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
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):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastuosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastuosus) [version 1]
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):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastuosus) [version 1]
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):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Paradisier fastueux ( Epimachus fastuosus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Paradisier fastueux ( Epimachus fastuosus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastuosus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastuosus) [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):
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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 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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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastuosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastuosus) [version 1]
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):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
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):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 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 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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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 6.4:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastuosus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Epimachus fastuosus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Epimachus fastuosus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Epimachus fastuosus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastuosus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastuosus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastuosus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Black Sicklebill ( Epimachus fastosus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Epimachus fastuosus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Epimachus fastosus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Bulgarian: Черна сърпоклюна райска птица
Catalan: ocell del paradís fastuós
Czech: Rajka srpohlavá, rajka srpozobá
Danish: Sort seglnæb
German: Breitschwanz-Paradieshopf, Breitschwanz-Sichelhopf, Schwarzbauch-Paradieshopf
English: Black Sicklebill, Black Sickle-billed Bird-of-Paradi, Black Sickle-billed Bird-of-paradis, Black Sickle-billed Bird-of-Paradise, Greater Sicklebill
English, HBW: Black Sicklebill
English (IOC): Black Sicklebill
English (United States): Black Sicklebill
Spanish: Ave del paraíso fastuosa, Ave-del-paraíso Fastuosa, Pico Corvo Negro
Spanish (Spain): Ave del paraíso fastuosa, Ave-del-paraíso Fastuosa
Spanish (HBW): Black Sicklebill
Estonian: händ-paradiisilind
Finnish: Samettisirppinokka
French: Épimaque noir, Paradisier fastueux
Croatian: velika rajska ptica
Hungarian: szélesfarkú paradicsombanka
Indonesian: Burung dewata paruh sabit hitam, Cenderawasih hitam, Paruh-sabit kurikuri, Paruhsabit Kuri-kuri
Italian: Falcibecco nero, Uccello del Paradiso fastoso
Japanese (romaji): onagakamahashifuuchou
Japanese: オナガカマハシフウチョウ
Scientific: Epimachus fastosus, Epimachus fastosus fastosus, Epimachus fastuosus, Promerops fastosus, Promerops fastuosus, Upupa magna
Lithuanian: Juodasis ylasnapis
Dutch: Zwarte Sikkelsnavel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svartsigdnebb
Norwegian: Svartsigdnebb
Polish: długoogon większy, pyszalek ozdobny, pyszałek ozdobny
Portuguese: Ave-do-paraíso-de-bico-em-foice
Portuguese (Portugal): ave-do-paraíso-fastuosa
Russian: Красная шилоклювая райская птица, Красная шилрклювая райская птица, Чёрный райский шилоклюв
Slovak: rajka srpozobá
Serbian: Crna srpokljuna rajska ptica
Swedish: Svart bågnäbbsparadisfågel
Turkish: Kara duvuduv, Kara Orakgaga Cennetkuşu
Ukrainian: Дивоптах-шилодзьоб чорний
Chinese: 黑镰嘴风鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 黑色鐮嘴天堂鳥

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