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Australian Darter

Anhinga novaehollandiae (Gould, 1847)

The Australasian Darter or Australian Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae) is a species of bird in the darter family, Anhingidae. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea. It weighs around 2.6 kg, spans 85–90 cm in length, and has a lifespan of up to 15 years. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Anhingidae
Genus:
  Anhinga

Scientific:
  Anhinga novaehollandiae

Citation:
  (Gould, 1847)

Reference:
  PZS Pt15 no.170 p.34

Protonym:
  Plotus novaehollandiae

Avibase ID:
  C57D9973E96F02D3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C57D9973

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174759

Geographic range:

  • Anhinga novaehollandiae: Australia to Lesser Sundas, Moluccas and New Guinea
English:
Australian Darter
Czech:
anhinga australská
German:
Austral-Schlangenhalsvogel
Danish:
Australsk Slangehalsfugl
Spanish:
Anhinga Australiana
Finnish:
australiankäärmekaula
French:
Anhinga d'Australie
Italian:
Aninga australiana
Japanese:
o-sutorariahebiu
Japanese:
オーストラリアヘビウ
Dutch:
Australische Slangenhalsvogel
Norwegian:
Australslangehals
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Australslangehals
Polish:
wezówka australijska
Russian:
Австралийская змеешейка
Slovak:
anhinga austrálska
Swedish:
australisk ormhalsfågel
Chinese:
澳洲蛇鹈


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Anhinga d'Australie ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Darter (Australasian) ( Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae)
eBird version 1.52:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Australasian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Anhinga novaehollandiae [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Australian Darter ( Anhinga novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Anhinga novaehollandiae [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Anhinga [melanogaster, rufa or novaehollandiae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Anhinga australià
Czech: Anhinga australská
Danish: Australsk Slangehalsfugl
German: Australien- Schlangenhalsvogel, Australischer Schlangenhalsvogel, Austral-Schlangenhalsvogel
English: Australasian Darter, Australian Darter, Darter (Australasian), Snakebird
English (IOC): Australasian Darter
Spanish: Anhinga Australiana, Aninga Australiana, Aninga Común
Spanish (Spain): Anhinga Australiana
Spanish (HBW): Australasian Darter
Estonian: austraalia madukael
Finnish: Australiankäärmekaula
French: Anhinga d’Australie, Anhinga d'Australie
Hungarian: ausztrál kígyónyakúmadár
Indonesian: Pecukular Australia
Italian: Aninga australiana
Japanese: oasutorariahebiu, o-sutorariahebiu
Japanese: オアストラリアヘビウ, オーストラリアヘビウ
Scientific: Anhinga melanogaster novaehollandiae, Anhinga novaehollandiae, Plotus novaehollandiae
Lithuanian: Australinis žalčiagalvis, Australinis žalčiakaklis
Dutch: Australische Slangehalsvogel, Australische Slangenhalsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Australslangehals
Norwegian: Australslangehals
Polish: wezówka australijska, wężówka australijska
Russian: Австралийская змеешейка
Slovak: Anhinga austrálska
Serbian: Australazijska zmijovrata
Swedish: Australisk ormhalsfågel
Turkish: Avustralya Yılanboyunu
Chinese: 澳洲蛇鹈
Chinese (Traditional): 澳洲蛇鵜

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