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Shining Blue Kingfisher
Alcedo quadribrachys Bonaparte, 1850
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Alcedo

Scientific:
  Alcedo quadribrachys

Citation:
  Bonaparte, 1850

Reference:
  Consp.Gen.Av. 1 p.158

Protonym:
  Alcedo quadribrachys

Avibase ID:
  A376DE6559C99215

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A376DE65

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554551

Geographic range:

  • Alcedo quadribrachys quadribrachys: Senegambia to w-central Nigeria
  • Alcedo quadribrachys guentheri: southwestern Nigeria to extreme southern South Sudan, extreme western Kenya, and northwestern Zambia
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Shining Blue Kingfisher
Czech:
  ledňáček třpytivý
German:
  Schillereisvogel
Danish:
  Blårygget Isfugl
Spanish:
  Martín Pescador Brillante
Finnish:
  hohtosinikalastaja
French:
  Martin-pêcheur azuré
Italian:
  Martin pescatore blu
Japanese:
  rurihashigurokawasemi
Japanese:
  ルリハシグロカワセミ
Dutch:
  Glansijsvogel
Norwegian:
  Indigoisfugl
Polish:
  zimorodek lsniacy
Portuguese:
  Pica-peixe-azul
Russian:
  Бирюзовый зимородок
Slovak:
  rybárik lesklý
Swedish:
  blåryggig kungsfiskare
Chinese:
  闪蓝翠鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Martin-pêcheur azuré ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Martin-pêcheur azuré ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
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):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
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):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
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 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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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [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:
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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 2.4:
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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:
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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:
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Alcedo quadribrachys [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Alcedo quadribrachys [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Alcedo quadribrachys [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Shining Blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Shining-blue Kingfisher ( Alcedo quadribrachys) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Alcedo quadribrachys [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Alcedo quadribrachys [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Blauet lluent
Czech: Lednácek menivý, ledňáček třpytivý
Danish: Blårygget Isfugl
German: Schillereisvogel, Schiller-Eisvogel
English: Shining Blue Kingfisher, Shining Kingfisher, Shining-blue Kingfisher
English (IOC): Shining-blue Kingfisher
English (Kenya): Shining-blue Kingfisher
Spanish: Martín Pescador Azul, Martín Pescador Brillante
Spanish (Spain): Martín Pescador Brillante
Spanish (HBW): Shining-blue Kingfisher
Estonian: ametüst-jäälind
Finnish: Hohtosinikalastaja
French: Martin-pêcheur azuré, Martin-pêcheur brillant
Hungarian: Schiller-jégmadár
Italian: Martin pescatore azzurro splendente, Martin pescatore blu
Japanese: rurihashigurokawasemi
Japanese: ルリハシグロカワセミ
Latin: Alcedo quadribachys, Alcedo quadribrachys, Alcedo quadribrachys quadribrachys
Lithuanian: Žydrasis tulžys
Dutch: Glansijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Indigoisfugl
Norwegian: Indigoisfugl
Polish: zimorodek lsniacy, zimorodek lśniący
Portuguese: Pica-peixe-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): Pica-peixe-azul
Russian: Бирюзовый зимородок
Slovak: rybárik lesklý
Slovenian: bleščeči vodomec
Serbian: Jarkoplavi vodomar
Swedish: Blåryggad kungsfiskare, blåryggig kungsfiskare
Swahili: Mdiria Buluu
Ukrainian: Рибалочка бірюзовий
Chinese: 闪蓝翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 閃藍翠鳥

 

         

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