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Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher [excl. vitiensis]

Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris, excl. vitiensis] (= Todiramphus sanctus) (Vigors & Horsfield, 1827)

The Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus) is a medium sized woodland kingfisher that occurs in mangroves, woodlands, forests, and river valleys in Australia, New Zealand, and other parts of the western Pacific. In New Zealand the species is also known by its Māori name Kōtare. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Todiramphus

Scientific:
  Todiramphus sanctus

Citation:
  (Vigors & Horsfield, 1827)

Reference:
  Trans.Linn.Soc.London(1) 15(1826) p.206

Protonym:
  Halcyon sanctus

Avibase ID:
  CC175566248FE662

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CC175566

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 692705

Geographic range:

  • Todiramphus recurvirostris: W Samoa (Apolima, Upolu and Savai'i)
  • Todiramphus sanctus sanctus: Australia to Solomon Islands; winters to New Guinea
  • Todiramphus sanctus [vagans or norfolkiensis]: New Zealand, Norfolk, Lord Howe and Kermadec islands
  • Todiramphus sanctus canacorum: New Caledonia and Isle of Pines
  • Todiramphus sanctus macmillani: Loyalty Islands
English:
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher [excl. vitiensis]
Czech:
ledňáček posvátný
German:
Götzenliest
Danish:
Hellig Isfugl
Spanish:
Alción Sagrado
Finnish:
pyhimyskalastaja
French:
Martin-chasseur sacré ou M.-c. des Samoa [excl. vitiensis]
Italian:
Martin pescatore sacro
Japanese:
hijirishoubin
Japanese:
サモアショウビン
Dutch:
Heilige IJsvogel
Norwegian:
Maskaraisfugl
Polish:
łowczyk czczony
Russian:
Священная альциона
Slovak:
rybárikovec posvätný
Swedish:
helig kungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Альціон священний
Chinese:
白眉翡翠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher [excl. vitiensis] ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris, excl. vitiensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Sacred Kingfisher ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris, excl. vitiensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Sacred Kingfisher ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris, excl. vitiensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Sacred Kingfisher ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris, excl. vitiensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher [excl. vitiensis] ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris, excl. vitiensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher [excl. vitiensis] ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris, excl. vitiensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher [excl. vitiensis] ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris, excl. vitiensis])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martin-chasseur sacré ( Todiramphus sanctus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Sacred Kingfisher ( Todiramphus sanctus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Sacred Kingfisher ( Todiramphus sanctus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Sacred Kingfisher ( Todiramphus sanctus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Sacred Kingfisher ( Todiramphus sanctus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Sacred Kingfisher ( Todiramphus sanctus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Sacred Kingfisher ( Todiramphus sanctus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Sacred Kingfisher ( Todiramphus sanctus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Sacred Kingfisher ( Todiramphus sanctus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Sacred Kingfisher ( Todiramphus sanctus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Sacred Kingfisher ( Todiramphus sanctus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Sacred Kingfisher ( Todiramphus sanctus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Sacred Kingfisher ( Todiramphus sanctus) [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Todiramphus sanctus [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Todiramphus [chloris, sanctus or enigma]

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Catalan: Alció sagrat
Czech: ledňáček posvátný
Danish: Hellig Isfugl
German: Götzenliest
English: Sacred Kingfisher, Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher [excl. vitiensis]
Spanish: Alción Sagrado
Estonian: lõuna-safiirlind
Finnish: pyhimyskalastaja
French: Martin-chasseur sacré, Martin-chasseur sacré ou M.-c. des Samoa [excl. vitiensis]
Hungarian: szent halción
Indonesian: Cekakak Australia
Italian: Martin pescatore sacro
Japanese: hijirishoubin
Japanese: サモアショウビン
Scientific: Halcyon sancta, Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris, excl. vitiensis], Todiramphus sanctus, Todiramphus sanctus sanctus
Lithuanian: Šventasis todiramfas
Maori: kotare
Dutch: Heilige IJsvogel
Norwegian: Maskaraisfugl
Polish: łowczyk czczony
Russian: Священная альциона
Slovak: rybárikovec posvätný
Swedish: helig kungsfiskare
Ukrainian: Альціон священний
Chinese: 白眉翡翠
Chinese (Traditional): 白眉翡翠

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