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African Broadbill

Smithornis capensis (Smith, A, 1839)

The African Broadbill (Smithornis capensis) is a species of bird in the Eurylaimidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and moist savanna. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Calyptomenidae
Genus:
  Smithornis

Scientific:
  Smithornis capensis

Citation:
  (Smith, A, 1839)

Reference:
  Ill.Zool.S.Afr. pl.27

Protonym:
  Platyrhynchus capensis

Avibase ID:
  9EE216F9B970659F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9EE216F9

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563038

Geographic range:

  • Smithornis capensis capensis: eastern South Africa (coastal KwaZulu-Natal and northeastern Eastern Cape)
  • Smithornis capensis delacouri: Sierra Leone to Ghana
  • Smithornis capensis camarunensis: Cameroon to Gabon and C African Republic
  • Smithornis capensis medianus: C Kenya and ne Tanzania
  • Smithornis capensis suahelicus: SE Kenya, e Tanzania and ne Mozambique
  • Smithornis capensis meinertzhageni: Highlands of ne Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda and w Kenya
  • Smithornis capensis albigularis: Angola to Democratic Republic of the Congo, n Zambia, w Tanzania and n Malawi
  • Smithornis capensis conjunctus: Caprivi Strip and middle Zambezi Valley to nw Mozambique
  • Smithornis capensis cryptoleucus: southeastern Tanzania and southern Malawi to eastern Zimbabwe, Mozambique, northeastern South Africa, and Swaziland
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English:
African Broadbill
Czech:
loboš africký
German:
Schwarzscheitel-Breitrachen
Danish:
Afrobrednæb
Spanish:
Eurilaimo Africano
Finnish:
afrikanharlekiini
French:
Eurylaime du Cap
Icelandic:
Skrækbreiðnefja
Italian:
Beccolargo africano
Japanese:
afurikahirohashi
Japanese:
アフリカヒロハシ
Dutch:
Kaapse Breedbek
Norwegian:
Svartkronebrednebb
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svartkronebreinebb
Polish:
szerokodziób ubogi
Portuguese:
Bocarra-africana
Russian:
Капский ширококлюв
Slovak:
pískavec bieloboký
Swedish:
afrikansk brednäbb
Ukrainian:
Широкодзьоб чорноголовий
Chinese:
非洲阔嘴鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
African Broadbill ( Smithornis capensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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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):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
African Broadbill ( Smithornis capensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Eurylaime du Cap ( Smithornis capensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Eurylaime du Cap ( Smithornis capensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 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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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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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 1.5:
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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 2.1:
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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 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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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 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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
African Broadbill ( Smithornis capensis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Smithornis capensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Smithornis capensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Smithornis capensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
African Broadbill ( Smithornis capensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
African Broadbill ( Smithornis capensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
African Broadbill ( Smithornis capensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Smithornis capensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Smithornis capensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Breëbek, Breëbek (Afrikaanse Breëbek)
Catalan: becample de casquet
Czech: Loboš africký
Danish: Afrobrednæb
German: Kap Breitrachen, Kapbreitrachen, Kap-Breitrachen, Schwarzscheitel Breitrachen, Schwarzscheitel-Breitrachen
English: African Broadbill, Black-capped Broadbill, Delacour's Broadbill
English (IOC): African Broadbill
English (Kenya): African Broadbill
Spanish: Eurilaimo Africano, Pico Ancho Africano
Spanish (Spain): Eurilaimo Africano
Spanish (HBW): African Broadbill
Estonian: võsa-lainokk
Finnish: Afrikanharlekiini
French: Eurylaime à tête noire, Eurylaime du Cap, Smithornis à gros bec
Hungarian: kanalas ricsóka
Icelandic: Skrækbreiðnefja
Italian: Becco largo, Beccolargo africano, Eurilaimo del Capo
Japanese: afurikahirohashi
Japanese: アフリカヒロハシ
Scientific: Platyrhynchus capensis, Smithornis capensis, Smithornis capensis capensis
Lithuanian: Afrikinis plačiažiotis
Dutch: Kaapse Breedbek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svartkronebreinebb
Norwegian: Svartkronebrednebb
Polish: czapecznik ubogi, szerokodziób ubogi
Portuguese: Bocarra-africana
Russian: Капский ширококлюв, Черноголовый пестробрюхий рогоклюв
Slovak: pískavec bieloboký
Serbian: Afrička širokokljunka
Swedish: Afrikansk brednäbb
Swahili: Bandabanda, Kijogoo-shamba
Ukrainian: Широкодзьоб чорноголовий
Chinese: 非洲阔嘴鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲闊嘴鳥

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