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Azure Kingfisher

Ceyx azureus (Latham, 1801)

The azure kingfisher is a small kingfisher in the river kingfisher subfamily, Alcedininae. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Ceyx
Scientific:
  Ceyx azureus


Original description

Citation:
  (Latham, 1801)

Reference:
  Suppl.ind.orn. p.xxxii

Protonym:
  Alcedo azurea

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33261406


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  AC4118FAD2F319D0

Avibase ID:
  avibase-AC4118FA

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: New Guinea (except for the northwestern lowlands), also the west Papuan islands (Misool, Batanta, and Waigeo) and the 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
Catalan:
Blauet pigmeu atzurat
Czech:
ledňáček azurový
Danish:
Azurisfugl
German:
Azurzwergfischer
Spanish:
Martín Pescador Azur
Spanish (Spain):
Martín Pescador Azur
Finnish:
papuansinikalastaja
French:
Martin-pêcheur à dos bleu
Croatian:
azurni vodomar
Hungarian:
azúr jégmadár
Italian:
Martin pescatore azzurro
Japanese (romaji):
rurimitsuyubikawasemi
Japanese:
ルリミツユビカワセミ
Lithuanian:
Australinis tulžys
Dutch:
Azuurijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Asurisfugl
Norwegian:
Asurisfugl
Polish:
zimorodek lazurowy
Portuguese:
martim-pescador-azul
Russian:
Лазурный зимородок
Slovak:
rybárik kráľovský
Serbian:
Azurnoplavi vodomar
Swedish:
azurkungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Рибалочка ультрамариновий
Chinese:
蓝翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
藍色三趾翠鳥


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]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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, version 2021:
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]
Clements, version 2019:
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:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
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 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 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:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
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:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
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:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
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:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
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]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Ceyx azureus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Ceyx azureus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Azure Kingfisher ( Alcedo azurea) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Azure Kingfisher ( Ceyx azureus) [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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Other synonyms


Catalan: Blauet atzurat, Blauet pigmeu atzurat
Czech: Lednácek azurový, ledňáček azurový
Danish: Azurisfugl
German: Azurfischer, Azurzwergfischer
English: Azure Kingfisher
English, HBW: Azure Kingfisher
English (IOC): Azure Kingfisher
English (United States): Azure Kingfisher
Esperanto: Lazura alciono
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
Croatian: azurni vodomar
Hungarian: azúr jégmadár
Indonesian: Raja udang biru, Raja-udang biru-langit, Rajaudang Biru-langit
Italian: Martin pescatore azzurro, Martin pescatore azzurro orientale
Japanese (romaji): 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, Ceyx azureus azurea, Ceyx azureus azureus
Lithuanian: Australinis tulžys
Dutch: Azuurijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Asurisfugl
Norwegian: Asurisfugl
Polish: zimorodek lazurowy
Portuguese: martim-pescador-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): guarda-rios-azurite
Russian: Лазурный зимородок, Лазурный лесной зимородок, Лазурный трёхпалый зимородок
Slovak: rybárik kráľovský
Slovenian: azurni vodomec
Serbian: Azurnoplavi vodomar
Swedish: Azurkungsfiskare
Turkish: Mor-mavi yalıçapkını
Ukrainian: Рибалочка ультрамариновий
Chinese: 蓝翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 藍色三趾翠鳥

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