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Capped Heron

Pilherodius pileatus (Boddaert, 1783)

The Capped Heron (Pilherodius pileatus) is a species of heron in the Ardeidae family. It is in the monotypic genus Pilherodius. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are rivers, swamps, and freshwater lakes. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
  Pilherodius

Scientific:
  Pilherodius pileatus

Citation:
  (Boddaert, 1783)

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.54

Protonym:
  Ardea pileata

Avibase ID:
  9A0A9C743DC7F62B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9A0A9C74

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174869

Geographic range:

  • Pilherodius pileatus: Lowlands of e Panama to the Guianas, Brazil and n Paraguay
English:
Capped Heron
Czech:
volavka černohlavá
German:
Kappenreiher
Danish:
Kalothejre
Spanish:
Garza Capirotada
Finnish:
kalottihaikara
French:
Héron coiffé
Icelandic:
Kúfhegri
Italian:
Airone pileato
Japanese:
shirogoisagi
Japanese:
シロゴイサギ
Dutch:
Kapreiger
Norwegian:
Kalotthegre
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kalotthegre
Polish:
czapla modrolica
Portuguese:
Garca-real
Portuguese (Brazil):
Garça-real
Russian:
Южноамериканская кваква
Slovak:
volavka čiapočkatá
Swedish:
svartkronad häger
Ukrainian:
Чапля неотропічна
Chinese:
蓝嘴黑顶鹭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Héron coiffé ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Héron coiffé ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 1st edition:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 3rd edition:
Capped Heron ( Nycticorax pileatus)
Clements 4th edition:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 6th edition:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements, version 2015:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements, version 2016:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements, version 2017:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Clements, version 2018:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
eBird version 1.50:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
eBird version 1.52:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
eBird version 1.53:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
eBird version 1.54:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
eBird version 1.55:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
eBird version 2015:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
eBird version 2016:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
eBird version 2017:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
eBird version 2018:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
James Lee Peters:
Pilherodius pileatus
James Lee Peters (original):
Pilherodius pileatus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Pilherodius pileatus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Capped Heron ( Pilherodius pileatus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pilherodius pileatus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pilherodius pileatus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Martinet becblau
Carib: Waraka
Czech: Volavka cernohlavá, volavka černohlavá
Danish: Kalothejre
German: Fischreiher, Graureiher, Kappenreiher
English: Capped Heron, Gray Heron, Grey Heron
English (IOC): Capped Heron
Spanish: Garcita real, Garza Capirotada, Garza Crestada, Garza real
Spanish (Argentine): Garcita Real
Spanish (Bolivia): Garcita real
Spanish (Colombia): Garza Crestada
Spanish (Ecuador): Garza Pileada
Spanish (Spain): Garza Capirotada
Spanish (HBW): Capped Heron
Spanish (Panama): Garcita Real
Spanish (Peru): Garza Pileada
Spanish (Paraguay): Garza real
Spanish (Venezuela): Garciola Real
Estonian: tanuhaigur
Finnish: Kalottihaikara
French: Bihoreau blanc, Héron casqué, Héron coiffé
Guarani: Hoko sa'yju, Hoko-sa'yju
Hungarian: kucsmás gém
Icelandic: Kúfhegri
Italian: Airone dal cappuccio, Airone pileato
Japanese: shirogoisagi
Japanese: シロゴイサギ
Karipúna Creole French: Uanatá, Uanatu
Scientific: Ardea pileata, Nycticorax pileatus, Nyctocorax pileatus, Pilherodius pileatus
Lithuanian: Pietų Amerikos naktikovis
Dutch: Kapreiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kalotthegre
Norwegian: Kalotthegre
Wayampi: Tayaupulu, Wakala
Polish: czapla modrolica
Portuguese: garça-de-cabeça-preta, garça-morena, Garca-real, garça-real, garcinha
Portuguese (Brazil): Garça Real, garça-de-cabeça-preta, garça-morena, garca-real, Garça-real, garcinha
Portuguese (Portugal): Garça-de-barrete
Russian: Южноамериканская Кваква
Slovak: Volavka čiapočkatá
Sranan: Sabaku
Swedish: Svartkronad häger
Turkish: Başlıklı Ak Balıkçıl
Ukrainian: Чапля неотропічна
Chinese: 蓝嘴黑顶鹭
Chinese (Traditional): 嘯鷺, 藍嘴黑頂鷺

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