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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 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. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Todiramphus
Scientific:
  Todiramphus sanctus


Original description

Citation:
  (Vigors & Horsfield, 1827)

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

Protonym:
  Halcyon sanctus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/778452


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  CC175566248FE662

Avibase ID:
  avibase-CC175566

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
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English:
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher [excl. vitiensis]
French:
Martin-chasseur sacré ou M.-c. des Samoa [excl. vitiensis]


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])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher [excl. vitiensis] ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris, excl. vitiensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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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Other synonyms


Catalan: Alció sagrat
Czech: ledňáček posvátný
Danish: Hellig Isfugl
German: Götzenliest
English: Sacred Kingfisher, Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher [excl. vitiensis]
Esperanto: Sankta arbalciono
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 (romaji): hijirishoubin
Japanese: サモアショウビン
Scientific: Halcyon sancta, Halcyon sanctus, 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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