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Common Scimitar-bill

Rhinopomastus cyanomelas (Vieillot, 1819)

The Common Scimitarbill (Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) is a species of bird in the Phoeniculidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Bucerotiformes
Family:
  Phoeniculidae
Genus:
  Rhinopomastus

Scientific:
  Rhinopomastus cyanomelas

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1819)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 28 p.165

Protonym:
  Falcinellus cyanomelas

Avibase ID:
  B0DD1318B279EC02

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B0DD1318

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554476

Geographic range:

  • Rhinopomastus cyanomelas cyanomelas: Angola and Namibia east to northeastern South Africa
  • Rhinopomastus cyanomelas schalowi: western Uganda east to southern Somalia, south to eastern South Africa (western KwaZulu-Natal)
English:
Common Scimitar-bill
Czech:
dudkovec křivozobý
German:
Sichelhopf
Danish:
Seglhærfugl
Spanish:
Abubilla arbórea cimitarra
Finnish:
sirppisäihkyjä
French:
Irrisor namaquois
Icelandic:
Sverðgarpur
Italian:
Becco a scimitarra comune
Japanese:
minamikamahashi
Japanese:
ミナミカマハシ
Dutch:
Zuid-Afrikaanse Boomhop
Norwegian:
Sørsabelnebb
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sørsabelnebb
Polish:
czarnodudek wiekszy
Portuguese:
Bico-de-cimitarra
Russian:
Саблеклювый лесной удод
Slovak:
dudkovec krivozobý
Swedish:
större sabelnäbb
Ukrainian:
Ірисор великий
Chinese:
弯嘴戴胜


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Irrisor namaquois ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Irrisor namaquois ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
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:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Common Scimitarbill ( Phoeniculus cyanomelas) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Rhinopomastus cyanomelas [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Rhinopomastus cyanomelas [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Rhinopomastus cyanomelas [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Common Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Rhinopomastus cyanomelas [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Rhinopomastus cyanomelas [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Rhinopomastus [cyanomelas or aterrimus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 

Other related concepts

Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Swartbekkakelaar
Catalan: Puput arbòria simitarra
Czech: dudkovec křivozobý, Dudkovec srpkovitý
Danish: Seglhærfugl
German: Sichelhopf
English: African Scimitarbill, Common Scimitar bill, Common Scimitarbill, Common Scimitar-bill, Greater Scimitarbill, Greater Scimitar-Bill, Scimitarbill, Scimitar-bill, Scimitar-billed Hoopoe, Scimitarbilled Woodhoopoe, Scimitar-billed Woodhoopoe
English (IOC): Common Scimitarbill
English (Kenya): Common Scimitarbill
Spanish: Abubilla arbórea cimitarra, Abubilla Arbórea Picuda, Abubilla-arbórea Cimitarra
Spanish (Spain): Abubilla Arbórea Cimitarra
Spanish (HBW): Common Scimitar-bill
Estonian: suur-saabelnokk
Finnish: Sirppisäihkyjä
French: Irrisor namaquois
Hungarian: sarlós kúszóbanka
Icelandic: Sverðgarpur
Italian: Becco a scimitarra comune, Upupa arboricola becco a scimitarra
Japanese: minamikamahashi
Japanese: ミナミカマハシ
Kwangali: Musokoto
Scientific: Falcinellus cyanomelas, Phoeniculus cyanomelas, Rhinopomastus cyanomelas, Rhinopomastus cyanomelas cyanomelas
Lithuanian: Lenktasnapis kopikinis kukutis
Dutch: Zuidafrikaanse Boomhop, Zuid-Afrikaanse Boomhop
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sørsabelnebb
Norwegian: Sørsabelnebb
Polish: czarnodudek wiekszy, czarnodudek większy
Portuguese: Bico-de-cimitarra
Russian: Саблеклювый лесной удод, Серпоклювый удод
Slovak: dudkovec krivozobý, Leskláč krivozobý
Serbian: Obični šumski pupavac
Swedish: Sabelnäbb, större sabelnäbb
Swahili: Domomundu Domo-jeusi, Hanjari Mweusi
Tsonga: Yokoywana
Ukrainian: Ірисор великий
Chinese: 弯嘴戴胜
Chinese (Traditional): 彎嘴林戴勝

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