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Masked Bowerbird

Sericulus aureus (Linnaeus, 1758)

The masked bowerbird is one of the most brilliantly coloured bowerbirds. The male is a medium-sized bird, up to 25 cm long, with flame orange and golden yellow plumage, elongated neck plumes and yellow-tipped black tail. It builds an "avenue-type" bower with two side walls of sticks. The female is an olive brown bird with yellow or golden below. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Ptilonorhynchidae
Genus:
   Sericulus
Scientific:
  Sericulus aureus


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.108

Protonym:
  Coracias aurea

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727013


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A10A09996082AC85

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A10A0999

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A10A0999


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562929

Geographic range:

  • Sericulus aureus: Lowlands and foothill forests of w New Guinea
English:
Masked Bowerbird
Catalan:
arquer auri
Czech:
lemčík ohnivý
Danish:
Sortmasket Løvhyttefugl
German:
Goldlaubenvogel
Spanish:
Pergolero Enmascarado
Spanish (Spain):
Pergolero enmascarado
Finnish:
naamiohuntulavastaja
French:
Jardinier du Prince d'Orange
Croatian:
crnolica vrtlarica
Hungarian:
bóbitás aranymadár
Italian:
Uccello giardiniere flammeo
Japanese (romaji):
ougonfuuchoumodoki
Japanese:
オウゴンフウチョウモドキ
Lithuanian:
Juodagurklis auksinis palapinukas
Dutch:
Zwartmaskerprieelvogel
Norwegian:
Flammegartner
Polish:
altannik złotokryzy
Portuguese:
perguleiro-áureo
Russian:
Чернолицый шалашник
Slovak:
šiatorník čiernolíci
Serbian:
Maskirana baštovanka
Swedish:
svartstrupig lövsalsfågel
Ukrainian:
Альтанник золотокрилий
Chinese:
辉亭鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
新幾內亞別墅鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
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:
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
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):
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Flame Bowerbird (Masked) ( Sericulus aureus aureus) [version 1]
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:
Flame Bowerbird (Masked) ( Sericulus aureus aureus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Flame Bowerbird (Masked) ( Sericulus aureus aureus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Flame Bowerbird (Masked) ( Sericulus aureus aureus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Flame Bowerbird (Masked) ( Sericulus aureus aureus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
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):
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
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:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
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 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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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:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
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:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Masked Bowerbird ( Sericulus aureus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sericulus aureus aureus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sericulus aureus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Sericulus [aureus or ardens] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: arquer auri
Czech: lemčík ohnivý
Danish: Sortmasket Løvhyttefugl
German: Goldlaubenvogel
English: Flame Bowerbird, Flame Bowerbird (Masked), Masked Bowerbird
English, HBW: Masked Bowerbird
English (IOC): Masked Bowerbird
English (United States): Masked Bowerbird
Spanish: Capulinero en Llamas, Pergolero Áureo, Pergolero Enmascarado, Pergolero Flamígero (aureus)
Spanish (Spain): Pergolero enmascarado, Pergolero Flamígero, Pergolero Flamígero (aureus)
Spanish (HBW): Flame Bowerbird (Masked)
Estonian: tuli-lehtlalind
Finnish: naamiohuntulavastaja, tulihuntulavastaja
French: Jardinier du Prince d’Orange, Jardinier du Prince d'Orange, Jardinier du Prince d'Orange (aureus), Jardinier du Prince d'Orange (masqué)
Croatian: crnolica vrtlarica
Hungarian: bóbitás aranymadár
Indonesian: Burung namdur emas, Namdur api, Namdur Topeng
Italian: Giardiniere di fiamma, Uccello giardiniere flammeo
Japanese (romaji): ougonfuuchoumodoki, ougonfuuchoumodoki (aureus)
Japanese: オウゴンフウチョウモドキ, オウゴンフウチョウモドキ (aureus)
Scientific: Coracias aurea, Sericulus aureus, Sericulus aureus aureus
Lithuanian: Juodagurklis auksinis palapinukas
Dutch: Oranje Prieelvogel, Oranje Prieelvogel (aureus), Zwartmaskerprieelvogel
Norwegian: Flammegartner, flammegartner (aureus)
Polish: altannik zlotokryzy, altannik złotokryzy
Portuguese: perguleiro-áureo
Portuguese (Portugal): jardineiro-mascarado
Russian: Красношапочный золотой шалашник, Чернолицый золотой шалашник, Чернолицый шалашник
Slovak: šiatorník čiernolíci
Serbian: Maskirana baštovanka, Plamena baštovanka, Plamena baštovanka (aureus)
Swedish: Svartstrupig lövsalsfågel
Turkish: Kara Yüzlü Altın Çardakkuşu, Maskeli çardakkuşu
Ukrainian: Альтанник золотокрилий
Chinese: 辉亭鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 新幾內亞別墅鳥

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