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Sao Tome Kingfisher

Corythornis thomensis Salvadori, 1902

The São Tomé Kingfisher (Alcedo cristata thomensis) is a bird in the Alcedinidae family. It is endemic to São Tomé and Príncipe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Corythornis

Scientific:
  Corythornis thomensis

Citation:
  Salvadori, 1902

Reference:
  Ibis p.568 pl.13

Protonym:
  Corythornis thomensis

Avibase ID:
  95031C6970E2B382

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/95031C69

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 692975

Geographic range:

  • Corythornis thomensis: São Tomé (Gulf of Guinea)
English:
Sao Tome Kingfisher
Catalan:
Blauet de l'illa São Tomé
Danish:
São Tomé-isfugl
German:
Sao-Tomé-Zwergfischer
Spanish:
Martín pescador de Santo Tomé
French:
Martin-pêcheur de Sao Tomé
Italian:
Martin pescatore di Sao Tomè
Japanese (romaji):
santomekanmurikawasemi
Ukrainian:
Рибалочка сан-томейський


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
São Tomé Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
São Tomé Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
São Tomé Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
São Tomé Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
São Tomé Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
São Tomé Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martin-pêcheur de Sao Tomé ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 2]
Clements 6th edition:
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Malachite Kingfisher (Sao Tome) ( Corythornis cristatus thomensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Malachite Kingfisher (Sao Tome) ( Corythornis cristatus thomensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Malachite Kingfisher (Sao Tome) ( Corythornis cristatus thomensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Malachite Kingfisher (Sao Tome) ( Corythornis cristatus thomensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Malachite Kingfisher (Sao Tome) ( Corythornis cristatus thomensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Malachite Kingfisher (Sao Tome) ( Corythornis cristatus thomensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Malachite Kingfisher (Sao Tome) ( Corythornis cristatus thomensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Malachite Kingfisher (Sao Tome) ( Corythornis cristatus thomensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Malachite Kingfisher (Sao Tome) ( Corythornis cristatus thomensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Malachite Kingfisher (Sao Tome) ( Corythornis cristatus thomensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 5]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 5]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Sao Thomé Kingfisher ( Corythornis thomensis) [version 2]
James Lee Peters (original):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 6]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 6]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Sao Tome Kingfisher ( Alcedo thomensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Corythornis cristatus thomensis [version 3]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Alcedo cristata thomensis [version 4]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Corythornis thomensis [version 3]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Corythornis [cristatus or thomensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Kuifkopvisvanger (Sao Tome)
Catalan: Blauet de l'illa São Tomé
Czech: ledňáček modropláštíkový (ssp. thomensis), ledňáček svatotomášský
Danish: São Tomé-isfugl
German: Haubenzwergfischer (thomensis), Sao-Tomé-Zwergfischer
English: Malachite Kingfisher (Sao Tome), S‹o Thom‚ Kingfisher, Sao Thome Kingfisher, Sao Thomé Kingfisher, Sao Tome Kingfisher, Sao Tomé Kingfisher, São Tomé Kingfisher, Sao Tome Malachite Kingfisher
English, HBW: Sao Tome Kingfisher
English (IOC): Malachite Kingfisher (Sao Tome)
English (United States): Malachite Kingfisher (Sao Tome)
Esperanto: Santomea alciono
Spanish: Martín Pescador de Santo Tomé, Martín Pescador Malaquita (thomensis)
Spanish (Spain): Martín Pescador Malaquita (thomensis)
Spanish (HBW): Malachite Kingfisher (Sao Tome)
Estonian: são tomé jäälind
French: Martin-pêcheur de Sao Tomé, Martin-pêcheur huppé (Sao Tomé), Martin-pêcheur huppé (thomensis)
Icelandic: Húfuþyrill (thomensis)
Italian: Martin pescatore di Sao Tomè
Japanese (romaji): kanmurikawasemi, kanmurikawasemi (thomensis), santomekanmurikawasemi
Japanese: カンムリカワセミ, カンムリカワセミ (thomensis), カンムリカワセミ(thomensis), サントメカンムリカワセミ
Scientific: Alcedo cristata thomensis, Alcedo thomensis, Corythornis cristata thomensis, Corythornis cristatus thomensis, Corythornis leucogaster thomensis, Corythornis thomensis
Dutch: Malachietijsvogel (thomensis), Sao Tome-IJsvogel, Sao Toméijsvogel, São-Tomé-ijsvogel
Norwegian: tiaraisfugl (thomensis)
Polish: zimorodek malachitowy (thomensis), zimorodek zatokowy
Portuguese (Portugal): guarda-rios-de-poupa (thomensis)
Russian: Малахитовый зимородок (thomensis)
Slovak: rybárik svätotomášsky, rybárik zálivový, rybárik zálivový (skup.)
Serbian: Malahitski vodomar (thomensis)
Swedish: malakitkungsfiskare (thomensis), São Tomékungsfiskare
Turkish: Tepeli Yalıçapkını (thomensis)
Ukrainian: Рибалочка сан-томейський

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