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Brown-hooded Kingfisher

Halcyon albiventris (Scopoli, GA 1786)

The brown-hooded kingfisher is a species of bird in the subfamily Halcyoninae, the tree kingfishers. It has a brown head and blackish and turquoise wings. It is found in Sub-Saharan Africa, living in woodland, scrubland, forest edges, and also suburban areas. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has assessed it as being of least concern. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Halcyon
Scientific:
  Halcyon albiventris


Original description

Citation:
  (Scopoli, GA 1786)

Reference:
   Delic. Florae Faunae Insubr. 2 p.90

Protonym:
  Alcedo albiventris


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  C5D3CB2AC3AB869B

Avibase ID:
  avibase-C5D3CB2A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C5D3CB2A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554592

Geographic range:

  • Halcyon albiventris albiventris: southern South Africa; some wintering north to southeastern Zimbabwe. Intergrades with vociferans in KwaZulu Natal
  • Halcyon albiventris vociferans: eastern Botswana to southern Mozambique, south to central and eastern South Africa
  • Halcyon albiventris orientalis: Coastal Somalia to n Botswana and Mozambique
  • Halcyon albiventris prentissgrayi: Congo and Democratic Republic of the Congo to southeastern Kenya, Angola, and Zambia
English:
Brown-hooded Kingfisher
Catalan:
Alció capbrú
Czech:
ledňáček kápový
Danish:
Brunskuldret Isfugl
German:
Braunkopfliest
Spanish:
Alción Cabecipardo
Spanish (Spain):
Alción Cabecipardo
Finnish:
savupääkalastaja
French:
Martin-chasseur à tête brune
Croatian:
smeđoglavi vodomar
Hungarian:
barnafejű halkapó
Icelandic:
Kofraþyrill
Italian:
Martin pescatore monaco
Japanese (romaji):
chagashirashoubin
Japanese:
チャガシラショウビン
Lithuanian:
Rudagalvis halcionas
Dutch:
Bruinkapijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Brunhovudisfugl
Norwegian:
Brunhodeisfugl
Polish:
łowiec brązowogłowy
Portuguese:
Pica-peixe-de-barrete-castanho
Russian:
Светлобрюхий зимородок
Slovak:
rybárikovec čiarkový
Serbian:
Smeđoglavi vodomar
Swedish:
brunhuvad kungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Альціон буроголовий
Chinese:
褐头翡翠
Chinese (Traditional):
褐頭翡翠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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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):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martin-chasseur à tête brune ( Halcyon albiventris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martin-chasseur à tête brune ( Halcyon albiventris) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements, version 2021:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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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 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 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 6.7 incl. 2012 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 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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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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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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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 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda 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 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 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 12.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Halcyon albiventris [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Halcyon albiventris [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Bruinkopvisvanger
Catalan: Alció capbrú
Czech: Lednácek kápovitý, ledňáček kápový
Danish: Brunskuldret Isfugl
German: Braunkopfliest
English: Brown hooded Kingfisher, Brown-backed Kingfisher, Brown-headed Kingfisher, Brownhooded Kingfisher, Brown-hooded Kingfisher
English, HBW: Brown-hooded Kingfisher
English (IOC): Brown-hooded Kingfisher
English (Kenya): Brown-hooded Kingfisher
English (United States): Brown-hooded Kingfisher
Esperanto: Brunkapuĉa arbalciono
Spanish: Alción Cabecipardo, Alción de Capucha Parda
Spanish (Spain): Alción Cabecipardo
Spanish (HBW): Brown-hooded Kingfisher
Estonian: välja-safiirlind
Finnish: Savupääkalastaja
French: Martin-chasseur à tête brune
Croatian: smeđoglavi vodomar
Hungarian: barnafejű halkapó
Icelandic: Kofraþyrill
Italian: Martin pescatore capobruno, Martin pescatore monaco
Japanese (romaji): chagashirashoubin
Japanese: チャガシラショウビン
Kwangali: Muningi
Scientific: Alcedo albiventris, Halcyon albiventris, Halcyon albiventris albiventris
Lithuanian: Rudagalvis halcionas
Dutch: Bruinkapijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Brunhovudisfugl
Norwegian: brunhodeisfugl, Kafferisfugl
Polish: lowiec brazowoglowy, łowiec brązowogłowy
Portuguese: Pica-peixe-de-barrete-castanho
Portuguese (Portugal): guarda-rios-de-cabeça-castanha
Russian: Буроголовая альциона, Светлобрюхий зимородок
Slovak: rybárikovec ciarkavý, rybárikovec čiarkový
Slovenian: poljski gozdomec
Serbian: Smeđoglavi vodomar
Siswant: Sipholoti
Swedish: Brunhuvad kungsfiskare
Swahili: Kurea Kichwa-kahawia
Turkish: Kahverengi Kafalı Yalıçapkını
Tsonga: Tshololwana
Ukrainian: Альціон буроголовий
Xhosa: Undozela
Chinese: 褐头翡翠
Chinese (Traditional): 褐頭翡翠
Zulu: iNdwazela

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