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Magnificent Riflebird

Ptiloris magnificus (Vieillot, 1819)

The magnificent riflebird is a species of passerine bird in the birds-of-paradise family Paradisaeidae. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Paradisaeidae
Genus:
   Ptiloris
Scientific:
  Ptiloris magnificus


Original description

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1819)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. p.167 pl.G.39 fig.3

Protonym:
  Falcinellus magnificus

Link:
  


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  D3B4EDA8F1A25B1A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-D3B4EDA8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D3B4EDA8


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562587

Geographic range:

  • Ptiloris magnificus magnificus: Lowlands of w and w-central New Guinea
  • Ptiloris magnificus alberti: N Queensland (n Cape York Peninsula)
English:
Magnificent Riflebird
Catalan:
ocell del paradís golablau
Czech:
rajka štítnatá
Danish:
Pragt-riffelfugl
German:
Prachtparadiesvogel
Spanish:
Ave del Paraíso Goliazul
Spanish (Spain):
Ave del paraíso goliazul
Finnish:
hapsuviuhkasiipi
French:
Paradisier gorge-d'acier
Croatian:
plavoprsa rajska ptica
Hungarian:
pompás paradicsommadár
Italian:
Uccello fucile magnifico
Japanese (romaji):
oourokofuuchou
Japanese:
オオウロコフウチョウ
Lithuanian:
Puikusis ptiloris
Dutch:
Prachtgeweervogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Safirparadisfugl
Norwegian:
Safirparadisfugl
Polish:
ozdobnik wspaniały
Portuguese:
ave-do-paraíso-de-garganta-metálica
Russian:
Великолепный веерокрыл
Slovak:
rajka nádherná
Swedish:
praktsköldparadisfågel
Ukrainian:
Оздобник великий
Chinese:
丽色掩鼻风鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
麗色裙天堂鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Paradisier gorge-d'acier ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Magnificent Riflebird (Magnificent) ( Ptiloris magnificus magnificus/alberti) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Magnificent Riflebird (Magnificent) ( Ptiloris magnificus magnificus/alberti) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Magnificent Riflebird (Magnificent) ( Ptiloris magnificus magnificus/alberti) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Magnificent Riflebird (Magnificent) ( Ptiloris magnificus magnificus/alberti) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Magnificent Riflebird (Magnificent) ( Ptiloris magnificus magnificus/alberti) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Magnificent Riflebird (Magnificent) ( Ptiloris magnificus magnificus/alberti) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Lophorina magnifica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Magnificent Riflebird ( Ptiloris magnificus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ptiloris magnificus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ptiloris magnificus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ptiloris [magnificus or intercedens] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Bulgarian: Великолепна щитоносна райска птица
Catalan: ocell del paradís golablau
Czech: rajka štítnatá
Danish: Pragt-riffelfugl
German: Prachtparadiesvogel
English: Magnificent Riflebird, Magnificent Riflebird (Magnificent)
English, HBW: Magnificent Riflebird
English (IOC): Magnificent Riflebird
English (United States): Magnificent Riflebird
Spanish: Ave del paraíso goliazul, Ave Fusil Magnífica, Ave-del-paraíso Goliazul
Spanish (Spain): Ave del paraíso goliazul, Ave-del-paraíso goliazul
Spanish (HBW): Magnificent Riflebird
Estonian: safiir-paradiisilind
Finnish: Hapsuviuhkasiipi
French: Paradisier gorge-d’acier, Paradisier gorge-d'acier, Paradisier gorge-d'acier (magnificus), Paradisier gorge-d'acier (nominal)
Croatian: plavoprsa rajska ptica
Hungarian: pompás paradicsommadár
Indonesian: Burung dewata bedil molek, Toowa Cemerlang
Italian: Uccello fucile magnifico
Japanese (romaji): oourokofuuchou, oourokofuuchou (magnificus/alberti)
Japanese: オオウロコフウチョウ, オオウロコフウチョウ (magnificus/alberti)
Scientific: Falcinellus magnificus, Lophorina magnifica, Lophorina magnifica magnifica, Lophorina magnificus, Ptiloris magnificus, Ptiloris magnificus magnificus, Ptiloris magnificus magnificus/alberti
Lithuanian: Puikusis ptiloris
Dutch: Prachtgeweervogel, Prachtgeweervogel (magnificus/alberti)
Norwegian Nynorsk: Safirparadisfugl
Norwegian: Safirparadisfugl
Polish: ozdobnik wspanialy, ozdobnik wspaniały
Portuguese: ave-do-paraíso-de-garganta-metálica
Portuguese (Portugal): ave-do-paraíso-de-garganta-azul
Russian: Великолепная щитоносная райская птица, Великолепный веерокрыл, Волшебная райская птица
Slovak: Rajka nádherná
Swedish: praktsköldparadisfågel, Sköldparadisfågel
Turkish: Büyük karatüfek, Muhteşem Flintacı Cennetkuşu
Ukrainian: Оздобник великий
Chinese: 丽色掩鼻风鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 麗色裙天堂鳥

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