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Brown-hooded Kingfisher

Halcyon albiventris (Scopoli, 1786)

The Brown-hooded Kingfisher (Halcyon albiventris) is a species of bird in the Halcyonidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Halcyon

Scientific:
  Halcyon albiventris

Citation:
  (Scopoli, 1786)

Reference:
  Del.Flor.Faun.Insubr. 2 p.90

Protonym:
  Alcedo albiventris

Avibase ID:
  C5D3CB2AC3AB869B

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
Czech:
ledňáček kápový
German:
Braunkopfliest
Danish:
Brunskuldret Isfugl
Spanish:
Alción Cabecipardo
Finnish:
savupääkalastaja
French:
Martin-chasseur à tête brune
Icelandic:
Kofraþyrill
Italian:
Martin pescatore monaco
Japanese:
chagashirashoubin
Japanese:
チャガシラショウビン
Dutch:
Bruinkapijsvogel
Norwegian:
Kafferisfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Brunhovudisfugl
Polish:
lowiec brazowoglowy
Portuguese:
Pica-peixe-de-barrete-castanho
Russian:
Буроголовая альциона
Slovak:
rybárikovec čiarkový
Swedish:
brunhuvad kungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Альціон буроголовий
Chinese:
褐头翡翠


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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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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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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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):
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Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd 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 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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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2018:
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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 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 9.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
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James Lee Peters (original):
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James Lee Peters (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 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Halcyon albiventris [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Halcyon albiventris [version 1]

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 (IOC): Brown-hooded Kingfisher
English (Kenya): Brown-hooded Kingfisher
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
Hungarian: barnafejű halkapó
Icelandic: Kofraþyrill
Italian: Martin pescatore capobruno, Martin pescatore monaco
Japanese: 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
Russian: Буроголовая альциона
Slovak: rybárikovec ciarkavý, rybárikovec čiarkový
Slovenian: poljski gozdomec
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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