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Great-billed Heron

Ardea sumatrana Raffles, 1822

The Great-billed Heron, Ardea sumatrana is a wading bird of the heron family, Ardeidae, resident from southeast Asia to Papua New Guinea and Australia. Its habitats are largely coastal such as islands, coral reefs, mangroves, large rivers. However, occasionally, it can be found inland in shallow ponds. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
  Ardea

Scientific:
  Ardea sumatrana

Citation:
  Raffles, 1822

Reference:
  Trans.Linn.Soc.London(1) 13 p.325

Protonym:
  Ardea Sumatrana

Avibase ID:
  9B073071AD100BD6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9B073071

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 558745

Geographic range:

  • Ardea sumatrana (sumatrana): Coasts of SE Asia, Indonesia, Philippines and New Guinea
  • Ardea sumatrana (mathewsae): Coasts of tropical n Australia
English:
Great-billed Heron
Czech:
volavka šedohnědá
German:
Rußreiher
Danish:
Malajhejre
Spanish:
Garza de Sumatra
Finnish:
paksunokkahaikara
French:
Héron typhon
Icelandic:
Sóthegri
Italian:
Airone beccogrosso
Japanese:
sumatorasagi
Japanese:
スマトラサギ
Dutch:
Sumatraanse Reiger
Norwegian:
Sotvingehegre
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sotvenghegre
Polish:
czapla szarobrzucha
Portuguese:
Garça-de-bico-grande
Russian:
Малайская серая цапля
Slovak:
volavka veľkozobá
Swedish:
stornäbbad häger
Ukrainian:
Чапля суматранська
Chinese:
大嘴鹭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Great-billed Heron ( Ardea sumatrana) [version 1]
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):
Great-billed Heron ( Ardea sumatrana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Great-billed Heron ( Ardea sumatrana) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Great-billed Heron ( Ardea sumatrana) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Héron typhon ( Ardea sumatrana) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Héron typhon ( Ardea sumatrana) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Great-billed Heron ( Ardea sumatrana) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
Great-billed Heron ( Ardea sumatrana) [version 1]
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:
Dusky-grey Heron ( Ardea sumatrana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Dusky-grey Heron ( Ardea sumatrana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Great-billed Heron ( Ardea sumatrana) [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):
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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 1.7:
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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 2.11:
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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:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Great-billed Heron ( Ardea sumatrana) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Great-billed Heron ( Ardea sumatrana) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Ardea sumatrana [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Ardea sumatrana [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Ardea sumatrana [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Great-billed Heron ( Ardea sumatrana) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Great-billed Heron ( Ardea sumatrana) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Great-billed Heron ( Ardea sumatrana) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ardea sumatrana [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ardea sumatrana [version 1]

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Species status: full species

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Catalan: Agró de Sumatra
Czech: volavka šedohnědá, Volavka snedá
Danish: Malajhejre
German: Malaienreiher, Rußreiher
English: Duskey-gray heron, Duskey-grey heron, Dusky-gray Heron, Dusky-grey Heron, Giant Heron, Great billed Heron, Great-billed Heron, Sumatran Heron
English (IOC): Great-billed Heron
Spanish: Garza de Sumatra
Spanish (Spain): Garza de Sumatra
Spanish (HBW): Great-billed Heron
Estonian: mangroovihaigur
Finnish: Paksunokkahaikara
French: Héron de Sumatra, Héron typhon
Hungarian: nagycsőrű gém
Indonesian: Buneapada, Burung Cangak Laut, Cangak laut, Cangkak laut
Icelandic: Sóthegri
Italian: Airone beccogrosso, Airone di Sumatra
Japanese: sumatorasagi, sumatora-sagi
Japanese: スマトラサギ
Japanese (Kanji): スマトラ鷺
Scientific: Ardea sumatrana
Lithuanian: Malajinis garnys
Malay: Bangau Bakau, Burung (Se-)Ranggung, Burung Bangau Besar, Burung Lembu, Burung Pisau Raut, Burung Pucung Lembu, Burung Ruak-ruak, Burung Seriap, Pucong Sumatra, Pucung Lembu
Dutch: Grauwe Reiger, Sumatraanse Reiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sotvenghegre
Norwegian: Sotvingehegre
Polish: czapla szarobrzucha
Pinyin: dà-zuǐ lù, wū-huī lù
Portuguese: Garça-de-bico-grande
Portuguese (Portugal): Garça-de-sumatra
Russian: Большеклювая Цапля, Малайская серая цапля, Цапля большеклювая
Slovak: volavka veľkozobá
Serbian: Sumatranska čaplja
Swedish: stornäbbad häger, Sumatrahäger
Thai: นกกระสาใหญ่
Thai (Transliteration): nók krà-săa yày
Turkish: Kurşuni Balıkçıl
Ukrainian: Чапля суматранська
Vietnamese: Chim Diệc Sumatra, Chim Diệc Xumatra, Diệc sumatra
Chinese: 乌灰鹭, 大嘴鹭
Chinese (Traditional): 大嘴鷺, 大嘴鷺〔巨嘴鷺,烏灰鷺〕, 烏灰鷺

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