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Azure Kingfisher

Ceyx azureus Latham, 1801

The Azure Kingfisher Alcedo azurea is a small kingfisher (17-19 cm), in the river kingfisher family, Alcedinidae. It is found in Northern and Eastern Australia and Tasmania, as well as the lowlands of New Guinea and neighbouring islands, and out to North Maluku and Romang. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Ceyx

Scientific:
  Ceyx azureus

Citation:
  Latham, 1801

Reference:
  Suppl.ind.orn. p.xxxii

Protonym:
  Alcedo azurea

Avibase ID:
  AC4118FAD2F319D0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AC4118FA

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554553

Geographic range:

  • Ceyx azureus azureus: Coastal e and se Australia
  • Ceyx azureus affinis: N Moluccas (Morotai, Halmahera and Bacan)
  • Ceyx azureus lessonii (lessonii): Lowlands of New Guinea, w Papuan islands and Fergusson I.
  • Ceyx azureus lessonii (wallaceanus): Aru Islands
  • Ceyx azureus ochrogaster: N New Guinea and islands in Geelvink Bay
  • Ceyx azureus yamdenae: Tanimbar Islands (s Banda Sea)
  • Ceyx azureus ruficollaris: Coastal n Australia and major offshore outlying islands
  • Ceyx azureus diemenensis: Tasmania
  • Show more...
English:
Azure Kingfisher
Czech:
ledňáček azurový
German:
Azurzwergfischer
Danish:
Azurisfugl
Spanish:
Martín Pescador Azur
Finnish:
papuansinikalastaja
French:
Martin-pêcheur à dos bleu
Italian:
Martin pescatore azzurro
Japanese:
rurimitsuyubikawasemi
Japanese:
ルリミツユビカワセミ
Dutch:
Azuurijsvogel
Norwegian:
Asurisfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Asurisfugl
Polish:
zimorodek lazurowy
Russian:
Лазурный лесной зимородок
Slovak:
rybárik kráľovský
Swedish:
azurkungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Рибалочка ультрамариновий
Chinese:
蓝翠鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martin-pêcheur à dos bleu ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martin-pêcheur à dos bleu ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
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:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azureus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azureus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [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:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azurea) [version 1]
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:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
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:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
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:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcyone azurea) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Ceyx azureus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Ceyx azureus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Ceyx azureus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Alcedo azurea [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ceyx azureus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Blauet atzurat, Blauet pigmeu atzurat
Czech: Lednácek azurový, ledňáček azurový
Danish: Azurisfugl
German: Azurfischer, Azurzwergfischer
English: Azure Kingfisher
English (IOC): Azure Kingfisher
Spanish: Martín Pescador Azur, Martín Pescador Celeste
Spanish (Spain): Martín Pescador Azur
Spanish (HBW): Azure Kingfisher
Estonian: lõuna-jäälind
Finnish: Papuansinikalastaja
French: Martin-pêcheur à dos bleu, Martin-pêcheur azuré
Hungarian: azúr jégmadár
Indonesian: Raja udang biru, Raja-udang biru-langit, Rajaudang Biru-langit
Italian: Martin pescatore azzurro, Martin pescatore azzurro orientale
Japanese: rurimitsuyubikawasemi
Japanese: ルリミツユビカワセミ
Scientific: Alcedo azurea, Alcedo azurea azurea, Alcedo azureus, Alcyone azurea, Alcyonis azurea, Ceyx azurea, Ceyx azureus
Lithuanian: Australinis tulžys
Dutch: Azuurijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Asurisfugl
Norwegian: Asurisfugl
Polish: zimorodek lazurowy
Russian: Лазурный лесной зимородок, Лазурный трёхпалый зимородок
Slovak: rybárik kráľovský
Slovenian: azurni vodomec
Serbian: Azurnoplavi vodomar
Swedish: Azurkungsfiskare
Ukrainian: Рибалочка ультрамариновий
Chinese: 蓝翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 藍色三趾翠鳥

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