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Woodland Kingfisher
Halcyon senegalensis (Linnaeus, 1766)
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Halcyon

Scientific:
  Halcyon senegalensis

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.180

Protonym:
  Alcedo senegalensis

Avibase ID:
  CFD27A1FB27A6E10

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CFD27A1F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554589

Geographic range:

  • Halcyon senegalensis senegalensis: Senegambia to Ethiopia and n Tanzania
  • Halcyon senegalensis fuscopileus: Forests of Sierra Leone to s Nigeria and Congo basin
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Woodland Kingfisher
Czech:
  ledňáček senegalský
German:
  Senegalliest
Danish:
  Skovisfugl
Spanish:
  Alción del Senegal
Finnish:
  afrikanmetsäkalastaja
French:
  Martin-chasseur du Sénégal
Italian:
  Martin pescatore di bosco
Japanese:
  senegarushoubin
Japanese:
  セネガルショウビン
Dutch:
  Senegalese Ijsvogel
Norwegian:
  Lundisfugl
Polish:
  lowiec jasny
Portuguese:
  Guarda-rios-dos-bosques
Russian:
  Сенегальская альциона
Slovak:
  rybárikovec belasý
Swedish:
  Savannkungsfiskare
Chinese:
  林地翡翠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Woodland Kingfisher ( Halcyon senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Woodland Kingfisher ( Halcyon senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Woodland Kingfisher ( Halcyon senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Woodland Kingfisher ( Halcyon senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Woodland Kingfisher ( Halcyon senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Woodland Kingfisher ( Halcyon senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Woodland Kingfisher ( Halcyon senegalensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Martin-chasseur du Sénégal ( Halcyon senegalensis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Halcyon [senegalensis or cyanoleuca] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Bosveldvisvanger
Catalan: Alció del Senegal
Czech: Lednácek senegalský, ledňáček senegalský
Danish: Skovisfugl
German: Senegalliest
English: Angola Kingfisher, Angolan Woodland Kingfisher, Blue-and-white Kingfisher, Red-and-black-billed Kingfisher, Senegal Kingfisher, Woodland Kingfisher
English (Kenya): Woodland Kingfisher
Spanish: Alción del Senegal, Alción Senegalés
Spanish (Spain): Alción Senegalés
Estonian: salu-safiirlind
Finnish: Afrikanmetsäkalastaja
French: Martin-chasseur du Sénégal, Martin-pêcheur du Sénégal
Hungarian: türkiz halkapó
Italian: Martin pescatore boschereccio, Martin pescatore di bosco
Japanese: senegarushoubin
Japanese: セネガルショウビン
Latin: Alcedo senegalensis, Halcyon senegalensis, Halcyon senegalensis senegalensis
Lithuanian: Senegalinis halcionas
Dutch: Senegalese Ijsvogel, Senegalijsvogel
Norwegian: Lundisfugl
Polish: lowiec jasny, łowiec jasny, Łowiec modrogłowy
Portuguese: Guarda-rios-dos-bosques
Portuguese (Portugal): Guarda-rios-do-senegal
Russian: Сенегальская альциона
Slovak: Rybárik stromový, rybárikovec belasý
Slovenian: sinji gozdomec
Swedish: Savannkungsfiskare
Swahili: Kurea Kidari-kijivu, Vuachwe Domochini
Ukrainian: Альціон сенегальський
Chinese: 林地翡翠
Chinese (Traditional): 林地翡翠

 

         

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