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Black Scimitar-bill

Rhinopomastus aterrimus (Stephens, 1826)

The Black Scimitarbill (Rhinopomastus aterrimus), also known as the Black Wood Hoopoe, is a species of bird in the Phoeniculidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, and Uganda. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Bucerotiformes
Family:
  Phoeniculidae
Genus:
  Rhinopomastus

Scientific:
  Rhinopomastus aterrimus

Citation:
  (Stephens, 1826)

Reference:
  Gen.Zool.[Shaw] 14 pt1 p.257

Protonym:
  Promerops aterrimus

Avibase ID:
  9C69D0FD53619E76

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9C69D0FD

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554475

Geographic range:

  • Rhinopomastus aterrimus aterrimus: Senegambia to w Sudan
  • Rhinopomastus aterrimus emini: central Sudan to northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda
  • Rhinopomastus aterrimus notatus: Ethiopia
  • Rhinopomastus aterrimus anchietae: Democratic Republic of the Congo to western Zambia, Angola, and southeastern Gabon
English:
Black Scimitar-bill
Czech:
dudkovec černý
German:
Mohrensichelhopf
Danish:
Sort Seglhærfugl
Spanish:
Abubilla arbórea negra
Finnish:
mustasäihkyjä
French:
Irrisor noir
Icelandic:
Negragarpur
Italian:
Becco a scimitarra nero
Japanese:
kuromoriyatsugashira
Japanese:
クロモリヤツガシラ
Dutch:
Zwarte Boomhop
Norwegian:
Svartsabelnebb
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svartsabelnebb
Polish:
czarnodudek ciemnodzioby
Portuguese:
Zombeteiro-preto
Russian:
Чёрный лесной удод
Slovak:
dudkovec čierny
Swedish:
svart sabelnäbb
Ukrainian:
Ірисор чорний
Chinese:
黑弯嘴戴胜


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Irrisor noir ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Irrisor noir ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Black Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Black Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Black Wood Hoopoe ( Phoeniculus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Black Wood Hoopoe ( Phoeniculus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Black Woodhoopoe ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black Wood-Hoopoe ( Phoeniculus aterrimus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Phoeniculus aterrimus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Phoeniculus aterrimus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Phoeniculus aterrimus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Rhinopomastus aterrimus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Rhinopomastus aterrimus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Rhinopomastus [cyanomelas or aterrimus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Puput arbòria negra
Czech: Dudkovec cerný, dudkovec černý
Danish: Sort Seglhærfugl
German: Mohrensichelhopf, Sichelhopf, Zwergbaumhopf
English: Black Scimitar bill, Black Scimitarbill, Black Scimitar-bill, Black Wood Hoopoe, Black Woodhoopoe, Black Wood-Hoopoe, Lesser Woodhoopoe, Lesser Wood-Hoopoe, Scimitar-billed Wood-Hoopoe, Wood-Hoopoe
English (IOC): Black Scimitarbill
Spanish: Abubilla Arbórea Negra, Abubilla-arbórea Negra
Spanish (Spain): Abubilla Arbórea Negra
Spanish (HBW): Black Scimitar-bill
Estonian: savanni-saabelnokk
Finnish: Mustasäihkyjä
French: Irrisor noir, Petit Moqueur noir
Hungarian: fekete sarlósbanka
Icelandic: Negragarpur
Italian: Becco a scimitarra nero, Upupa arboricola nera
Japanese: kuromoriyatsugashira
Japanese: クロモリヤツガシラ
Scientific: Phoeniculus aterrimus, Promerops aterrimus, Rhinopomastus aterrimus, Rhinopomastus aterrimus aterrimus
Lithuanian: Juodasis kopikinis kukutis
Dutch: Zwarte Boomhop
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svartsabelnebb
Norwegian: Svartsabelnebb
Polish: czarnodudek ciemnodzioby
Portuguese: Zombeteiro-preto
Portuguese (Portugal): Zombeteiro-preto
Russian: Малый удод, Чёрный лесной удод
Slovak: dudkovec čierny
Serbian: Crni šumski pupavac
Swedish: Svart sabelnäbb
Ukrainian: Ірисор чорний
Chinese: 黑弯嘴戴胜
Chinese (Traditional): 黑林戴勝

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