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Black Skimmer (niger)

Rynchops niger niger Linnaeus, C 1758




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Classification
Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
   Rynchops
Scientific:
  Rynchops niger niger


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, C 1758

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.138

Protonym:
  Rynchops nigra

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/156/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  B2E4E5252DB4CBC7

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B2E4E525

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B2E4E525


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 176963

Geographic range:

  • Rynchops niger niger: Coastal US and Mexico; winters to Panama
English:
Black Skimmer (niger)
French:
Bec-en-ciseaux noir (niger)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black Skimmer (niger) ( Rynchops niger niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Black Skimmer (niger) ( Rynchops niger niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black Skimmer (Northern) ( Rynchops niger niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black Skimmer (Northern) ( Rynchops niger niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black Skimmer (Northern) ( Rynchops niger niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black Skimmer (Northern) ( Rynchops niger niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black Skimmer (Northern) ( Rynchops niger niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black Skimmer (Northern) ( Rynchops niger niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black Skimmer (Northern) ( Rynchops niger niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black Skimmer (Northern) ( Rynchops niger niger)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements, version 2023:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Black Skimmer (Northern) ( Rynchops niger niger) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Black Skimmer (Northern) ( Rynchops niger niger) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Black Skimmer (Northern) ( Rynchops niger niger) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Black Skimmer (Northern) ( Rynchops niger niger) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Black Skimmer (Northern) ( Rynchops niger niger) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Black Skimmer (niger) ( Rynchops niger niger) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Black Skimmer (niger) ( Rynchops niger niger) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Black Skimmer (niger) ( Rynchops niger niger) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Black Skimmer (niger) ( Rynchops niger niger) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Black Skimmer (niger) ( Rynchops niger niger) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Black Skimmer (niger) ( Rynchops niger niger) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Black Skimmer (niger) ( Rynchops niger niger) [version 1]
eBird version 2023:
Black Skimmer (niger) ( Rynchops niger niger) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.1:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 14.1:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Rynchops nigra nigra [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.03:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.04:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Rynchops niger niger [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: nominal subspecies

This taxon is a subspecies of Rynchops niger [cinerascens or intercedens]

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Other synonyms

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Afrikaans: Amerikaanse Waterploeër (niger)
Bulgarian: Черен водорез (ssp. niger)
Czech: zoboun americký (ssp. niger)
Danish: Amerikansk Saksnæb (ssp. niger)
German: Amerikascherenschnabel (niger)
English: Black Skimmer, Black Skimmer (niger), Black Skimmer (Northern)
English, HBW: Black Skimmer (niger)
English (IOC): Black Skimmer (niger)
English (United States): Black Skimmer (niger)
Spanish: Rayador Americano (niger)
Spanish (Argentine): Rayador (niger)
Spanish (Chile): Rayador (niger)
Spanish (Costa Rica): Rayador Negro (niger)
Spanish (Cuba): Gaviota pico tijera (niger)
Spanish (Ecuador): Rayador Negro (Americano) (niger)
Spanish (Spain): Rayador Americano (niger)
Spanish (HBW): Black Skimmer (niger)
Spanish (Mexico): Rayador Americano (niger)
Spanish (Panama): Rayador Negro (niger)
Spanish (Peru): Rayador Negro (niger)
Spanish (Paraguay): Rayador (niger)
Spanish (Uruguay): Rayador (Subesp. niger)
Finnish: amerikansaksinokka (niger)
French: Bec-en-ciseaux noir, Bec-en-ciseaux noir (forme nominale), Bec-en-ciseaux noir (niger), Bec-en-ciseaux noir (nominal), Bec-en-ciseaux noir (nominale), Bec-en-ciseaux noir (race nominale)
Icelandic: Kolskari (niger)
Japanese (romaji): kurohasamiajisashi (niger)
Japanese: クロハサミアジサシ (niger), クロハサミアジサシ(niger)
Scientific: Rhynchops niger niger, Rynchops niger niger, Rynchops nigra, Rynchops nigra nigra
Dutch: Amerikaanse Schaarbek (niger)
Norwegian: amerikasaksenebb (niger)
Polish: brzytwodziób amerykański (niger)
Portuguese (Brazil): talha-mar (niger)
Portuguese (Portugal): Talha-mar-americano (niger)
Russian: Чёрный водорез (niger)
Slovak: zobáľ čiernochrbtý, zobáľ čiernochrbtý (skup.)
Serbian: Crni vodosek (niger)
Swedish: amerikansk saxnäbb (niger)
Turkish: Kara makasgaga (niger)

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