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Shovel-billed Kookaburra
Dacelo rex Sharpe, 1880
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Dacelo

Scientific:
  Dacelo rex

Citation:
  Sharpe, 1880

Reference:
  Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist.(5) 6 p.231

Protonym:
  Clytoceyx rex

Avibase ID:
  CCA68E330CCA11D5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CCA68E33

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554578

Geographic range:

  • Dacelo rex: New Guinea (primarily in hills and adjacent lowlands)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Shovel-billed Kookaburra
Czech:
  ledňáček širokozobý
German:
  Froschschnabelliest
Danish:
  Kongeisfugl
Spanish:
  Martín Cazador Picopala
Finnish:
  lapiokalastaja
French:
  Martin-chasseur bec-en-cuillère
Icelandic:
  Mokþyrill
Italian:
  Kookaburra becco a pala
Japanese:
  hashibutokawasemi
Japanese:
  ハシブトカワセミ
Dutch:
  Kikkerbekijsvogel
Norwegian:
  Plogkokaburra
Polish:
  lowiec szuflodzioby
Russian:
  Лягу шкоротый зимородок
Slovak:
  kukabura lyžicozobá
Swedish:
  skovelnäbbskungsfiskare
Chinese:
  铲嘴翠鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Dacelo rex) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Dacelo rex) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Dacelo rex) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Dacelo rex) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Dacelo rex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Shovel-billed Kingfisher ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Shovel-billed Kingfisher ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Shovel-billed Kingfisher ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Shovel-billed Kingfisher ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Shovel-billed Kingfisher ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Shovel-billed Kingfisher ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Martin-chasseur bec-en-cuillère ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Martin-chasseur bec-en-cuillère ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Shovel-billed Kingfisher ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Dacelo rex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Dacelo rex) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Shovel-billed Kingfisher ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Shovel-billed Kingfisher ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Shovel-billed Kingfisher ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Shovel-billed Kingfisher ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Shovel-billed Kingfisher ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Shovel-billed Kingfisher ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Clytoceyx rex [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Clytoceyx rex [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Clytoceyx rex [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Shovel-billed Kookaburra ( Clytoceyx rex) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Clytoceyx rex [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Clytoceyx rex [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Alció bec d'esclop
Czech: ledňáček širokozobý, Lednácek šírozobý
Danish: Kongeisfugl
German: Froschschnabel, Froschschnabelliest, Froschschnabel-Liest
English: Emperor Kingfisher, Shovel billed Kookaburra, Shovel-billed Kingfisher, Shovel-billed Kookaburra
English (IOC): Shovel-billed Kookaburra
Spanish: Martín Cazador Picopala, Martín Pescador de Pico de Pala
Spanish (Spain): Martín cazador picopala
Spanish (HBW): Shovel-billed Kookaburra
Estonian: hiidnokk-safiirlind
Finnish: Lapiokalastaja
French: Martin-chasseur bec-en-cuillère
Hungarian: gilisztaevő jégmadár
Indonesian: Raja udang paruh sendok, Raja-udang paruh-sekop, Rajaudang Paruh-sekop
Icelandic: Mokþyrill
Italian: Kookaburra becco a pala, Martin pescatore becco a pala
Japanese: hashibutokawasemi
Japanese: ハシブトカワセミ
Latin: Clytoceyx rex, Clytoceyx rex rex, Dacelo rex
Lithuanian: Plačiasnapis tulžys
Dutch: Bergijsvogel, Kikkerbekijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Plogkokaburra
Norwegian: Plogkokaburra
Polish: kukabura szuflodzioba, lowiec szuflodzioby, łowiec szuflodzioby
Russian: Королевский зимородок, Лягу шкоротый зимородок, Лягушкоротый зимородок
Slovak: kukabura lyžicozobá
Slovenian: žabjekljunec
Swedish: Skovelnäbbskookaburra, skovelnäbbskungsfiskare
Ukrainian: Альціон товстодзьобий
Chinese: 铲嘴翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 鍬嘴翠鳥

 

         

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