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White-throated Kingfisher
Halcyon smyrnensis (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Halcyon

Scientific:
  Halcyon smyrnensis

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.116

Protonym:
  Alcedo smyrnensis

Avibase ID:
  B30B6781677CE7D4

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B30B6781

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554585

Geographic range:

  • Halcyon smyrnensis smyrnensis: Arabian Peninsula to Caucasus Mountains and nw India
  • Halcyon smyrnensis fusca: W India and Sri Lanka
  • Halcyon smyrnensis saturatior: Andaman Islands
  • Halcyon smyrnensis perpulchra: Myanmar to Malay Peninsula and Indochina
  • Halcyon smyrnensis fokiensis: S and e China; Hainan and Taiwan
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  White-throated Kingfisher
Czech:
  ledňáček hnědohlavý
German:
  Braunliest
Danish:
  Smyrnaisfugl
Spanish:
  Alción de Esmirna
Finnish:
  smyrnankalastaja
French:
  Martin-chasseur de Smyrne
Icelandic:
  Tyrkjaþyrill
Italian:
  Martin pescatore di Smirne
Japanese:
  aoshoubin
Japanese:
  アオショウビン
Dutch:
  Smyrnaijsvogel
Norwegian:
  Kastanjeisfugl
Polish:
  lowiec krasnodzioby
Portuguese:
  Guarda-rios-de-papo-branco
Russian:
  Красноклювая альциона
Slovak:
  rybárikovec hnedohlavý
Swedish:
  Smyrnakungsfiskare
Chinese:
  白胸翡翠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   White-breasted Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   White-breasted Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   White-breasted Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   White-breasted Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   White-breasted Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   White-breasted Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   White-throated Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   White-breasted Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   White-breasted Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   White-breasted Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   White-breasted Kingfisher ( Halcyon smyrnensis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Halcyon [smyrnensis or gularis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Arabic: القرلى أبيض الصدر
Azerbaijani: Qırmızıdimdik balıqçıl
Bulgarian: Белогръдо земеродно рибарче
Bengali: ধলাগলা মাছরাঙা
Catalan: Alció d'Esmirna
Czech: ledňáček hnědohlavý
Danish: Smyrnaisfugl
German: Braunliest
Greek: Σμυρναλκυόνη
Greek (Cypriot): Σμυρνονέρουππος
English: Smyrna Kingfisher, White-breasted Kingfisher, White-throated Kingfisher
English (IOC): White-throated Kingfisher (White-throated)
English (Philippines): Smyrna Kingfisher
Spanish: Alción de Esmirna, Alción Filipino
Spanish (Spain): Alción Filipino
Spanish (HBW): Alción filipino
Estonian: ruske-safiirlind
Persian: ماهی‌خورک سینه‌سفید
Finnish: smyrnankalastaja
French: Martin-chasseur de Smyrne
Hebrew: לבן חזה, שלדג לבן חזה
Hindi: Meenkotti
Croatian: Bjeloprsi vodomar
Hungarian: barna halkapó
Indonesian: Burung Cekakak Belukar, Cekakak Belukar
Icelandic: Tyrkjaþyrill
Italian: Martin pescatore di Smirne
Japanese: ao shōbin, aoshoubin
Japanese: アオショウビン
Japanese (Kanji): 青翡翠
Scientific: Alcedo smyrnensis, Halcyon smyrnensis, Halcyon smyrnensis smyrnensis
Lithuanian: Raudonsnapis halcionas
Latvian: baltkrūšu dzenītis
Malayalam: മീൻകൊത്തിച്ചാത്തൻ, മീന്‍കൊത്തി ചാത്തന്‍ 
Malay: Burung Pekaka Belukar, Burung Pekaka Dada Putih, Burung Pekaka Dusun
Dutch: Smyrnaijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kastanjeisfugl
Norwegian: Kastanjeisfugl
Polish: lowiec krasnodzioby
Pinyin: bái-xiōng fěicuì, bái-xiōng yú-gǒu, cāng fěicuì, cāng-fěi-niǎo, cuì-bì-niǎo, cuì-máo-niǎo, yú-gǒu, yú-hǔ
Portuguese: Guarda-rios-de-papo-branco
Portuguese (Portugal): Guarda-rios-de-papo-branco
Russian: Зимородок красноносый, Красноклювая альциона
Sindhi: ډب يٌه ٻًٍ وٓ يٍ ٴٕى ي
Slovak: rybárikovec hnedohlavý
Slovenian: izmirski gozdomec
Serbian: Belogrudi vodomar
Swedish: Smyrnakungsfiskare, smyrnakungsfiskare (smyrnensis)
Tamil: Venthondai Meenkothi
Thai: นกกระเต็นอกขาว, นกกะเต็นอกขาว, นกกินปลาอกขาว
Thai (Transliteration): nók kà-ten òk-kʰăaw, nók kin-plaa òk-kʰăaw, nók krà-ten òk-kʰăaw
Turkish: izmir Yalıçapkını, İzmir Yalıçapkını
Ukrainian: Альціон білогрудий
Vietnamese: Chim Sả đầu nâu, Sả đầu nâu
Chinese: 白胸翡翠, 白胸鱼狗, 翠毛鸟, 翠碧鸟, 苍翡鸟, 鱼狗, 鱼虎
Chinese (Traditional): 白胸翡翠, 白胸魚狗, 翠毛鳥, 翠碧鳥, 蒼翡翠, 蒼翡鳥, 魚狗, 魚虎
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 蒼翡翠
Chinese (Taiwan): 苍翡翠

 

         

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