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Crested Kingfisher

Megaceryle lugubris (Temminck, 1834)

The Crested Kingfisher (Megaceryle lugubris) is resident of the Himalayas and foothills of Northern India, Bangladesh, northern Indochina, Southeast Asia and Japan. It is a very large (41 cm) black and white kingfisher with evenly barred wings and tail. It lacks a supercilium and has a spotted breast, which is sometimes mixed with rufous. This bird is mainly found in mountain rivers and larger rivers in foothills. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Megaceryle

Scientific:
  Megaceryle lugubris

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1834)

Reference:
  Pl.Col. livr.92 pl.548

Protonym:
  Alcedo lugubris

Avibase ID:
  BE8DC16C2498D5D0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BE8DC16C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554635

Geographic range:

  • Megaceryle lugubris lugubris: Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu
  • Megaceryle lugubris guttulata: E Himalayas to China, Myanmar and Thailand; Hainan
  • Megaceryle lugubris pallida: S Kuril Islands and Hokkaido
  • Megaceryle lugubris continentalis: W Himalayas (Kashmir to central Bhutan)
English:
Crested Kingfisher
Czech:
rybařík chocholatý
German:
Trauerfischer
Danish:
Toppet Stødfisker
Spanish:
Martín Gigante Asiático
Finnish:
aasiankeisarikalastaja
French:
Martin-pêcheur tacheté
Icelandic:
Fjallþyrill
Italian:
Martin pescatore crestato
Japanese:
yamasemi
Japanese:
ヤマセミ
Dutch:
Chinese Reuzenijsvogel
Norwegian:
Kaskadeisfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kaskadeisfugl
Polish:
rybaczek zalobny
Russian:
Большой пегий зимородок
Slovak:
rybárec pásikavý
Swedish:
större gråfiskare
Ukrainian:
Рибалочка-чубань азійський
Chinese:
冠鱼狗


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Crested Kingfisher ( Megaceryle lugubris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Crested Kingfisher ( Megaceryle lugubris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martin-pêcheur tacheté ( Megaceryle lugubris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martin-pêcheur tacheté ( Megaceryle lugubris) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Crested Kingfisher ( Ceryle lugubris) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Crested Kingfisher ( Ceryle lugubris) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Greater Pied Kingfisher ( Megaceryle lugubris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Greater Pied Kingfisher ( Megaceryle lugubris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Crested Kingfisher ( Ceryle lugubris) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Crested Kingfisher ( Megaceryle lugubris) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Ceryle lugubris [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Ceryle lugubris [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Ceryle lugubris [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Crested Kingfisher ( Megaceryle lugubris) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Crested Kingfisher ( Megaceryle lugubris) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Crested Kingfisher ( Megaceryle lugubris) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Megaceryle lugubris [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Megaceryle lugubris [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Bengali: ঝুঁটিয়াল মাছরাঙা
Catalan: Alció gegant asiàtic, Alció gros crestat
Czech: rybařík chocholatý, Rybarík pestrý
Danish: Toppet Stødfisker
German: Trauerfischer, Trauer-Fischer
English: Crested Kingfisher, Crested pied kingfisher, Great Pied Kingfisher, Greater Pied Kingfisher, Himalayan Pied Kingfisher, Large Pied Kingfisher, Pied Kingfisher
English (IOC): Crested Kingfisher
Spanish: Martín Gigante Asiático, Martín Pescador Pío Grande
Spanish (Spain): Martín Gigante Asiático
Spanish (HBW): Crested Kingfisher
Estonian: kroon-kuningkalur
Finnish: Aasiankeisarikalastaja
French: Alcyon tacheté, Martin-pêcheur pie de l'Himalaya, Martin-pêcheur tacheté
Hungarian: szalagos halkapó
Icelandic: Fjallþyrill
Italian: Martin pescatore crestato, Martin pescatore dalla cresta
Japanese: kanoko-shōbin, yamasemi, yama-semi
Japanese: カノコショウビン, ヤマセミ
Japanese (Kanji): 山翡翠, 山魚狗, 鹿の子翡翠
Korean: 뿔호반새
Korean (Transliteration): ppul-hoban-sae
Scientific: Alcedo lugubris, Ceryle lugubris, Megaceryle lugubris, Megaceryle lugubris lugubris
Lithuanian: Didysis keršasis tulžys, kuoduotasis keršasis tulžys
Latvian: dižraibais dzenītis
Dutch: Chinese Reuzenijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kaskadeisfugl
Norwegian: Kaskadeisfugl
Polish: rybaczek zalobny, rybaczek żałobny
Pinyin: bān lì, dà zhuó-yú, guān yú-gǒu, huā diào-yú-láng, huā yú-gǒu, shuǐ cōng-huā
Russian: Большой пегий зимородок, Зимородок большой пегий
Slovak: rybárec pásikavý
Slovenian: čopasti pasat
Serbian: Ćubasti vodomar
Swedish: Större gråfiskare
Thai: นกกระเต็นขาวดำใหญ่, นกกะเต็นขาวดำใหญ่
Thai (Transliteration): nók kà-ten kʰăaw-dam yày, nók krà-ten kʰăaw-dam yày
Ukrainian: Рибалочка-чубань азійський
Vietnamese: Bói cá lớn, Chim Bói cá lớn, Chim Bói cá mào
Chinese: 冠魚狗, 冠鱼狗, 大啄鱼, 水葱花, 花钓鱼郎, 花鱼狗
Chinese (Traditional): 冠魚狗, 大啄魚, 斑鴗, 水葱花, 花釣魚郎, 花鱼狗

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