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Yellow-billed Kingfisher

Syma torotoro Lesson, 1827

The Yellow-billed Kingfisher (Syma torotoro) is a medium-sized (length 20 cm, wingspan 29 cm, weight 40 g) tree kingfisher. Its colouring is distinctive; it has an orange head and neck with a black nape patch and white throat. Adult females also have a black crown patch. The upper mantle is blackish grading to olive green on the back, blue-green on rump and with a blue tail. The upperwing is dull green-blue with dark olive-black flight feathers. The underparts are pale orange-grey. The bill is orange-yellow in adults, dark grey in juveniles. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Syma

Scientific:
  Syma torotoro

Citation:
  Lesson, 1827

Reference:
  Bull.Univ.Sci.Ind. 11 sect.2(Sci.Nat.Geol.) p.443

Protonym:
  Syma torotoro

Avibase ID:
  E274D1BF3C992FFD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E274D1BF

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554624

Geographic range:

  • Syma torotoro [torotoro or meeki]: Lowlands of New Guinea, w Papuan Is., Yapen I. and Aru Is.
  • Syma torotoro flavirostris: Cape York Pen. of ne Australia (s to Weipa and Massy Creek)
  • Syma torotoro ochracea: D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago
English:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher
Czech:
ledňáček torotoro
German:
Gelbschnabelliest
Danish:
Gulnæbbet Isfugl
Spanish:
Alción Torotoro
Finnish:
keltanokkakalastaja
French:
Martin-chasseur torotoro
Italian:
Martin pescatore beccogiallo
Japanese:
kibashishoubin
Japanese:
キバシショウビン
Dutch:
Kleine Geelsnavelijsvogel
Norwegian:
Torotoroisfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Torotoroisfugl
Polish:
lowiec zóltodzioby
Russian:
Малая желтоклювая альциона
Slovak:
rybárikovec žltozobý
Swedish:
torotorokungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Тороторо малий
Chinese:
黄嘴翡翠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martin-chasseur torotoro ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martin-chasseur torotoro ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Halcyon torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Halcyon torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Lesser Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Halcyon torotoro) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Lesser Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Halcyon torotoro) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Halcyon torotoro) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Halcyon torotoro [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Halcyon torotoro [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Halcyon torotoro [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Yellow-billed Kingfisher ( Syma torotoro) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Syma torotoro [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Syma torotoro [version 1]

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Species status: full species

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Catalan: Alció torotoro
Czech: Lednácek torotoro, ledňáček torotoro
Danish: Gulnæbbet Isfugl
German: Gelbschanbelliest, Gelbschnabelliest, Torotoro
English: Lesser Yellow-billed Kingfisher, Lowland Kingfisher, Yellow billed Kingfisher, Yellow-billed Kingfisher
English (IOC): Yellow-billed Kingfisher
Spanish: Alción de Pico Amarillo Chico, Alción Torotoro
Spanish (Spain): Alción Torotoro
Spanish (HBW): Yellow-billed Kingfisher
Estonian: koldnokk-safiirlind
Finnish: Keltanokkakalastaja
French: Martin-chasseur torotoro
Hungarian: sárgacsőrű halción
Indonesian: Cekakak Torotoro, Raja udang paruh kuning kecil
Italian: Martin pescatore beccogiallo
Japanese: kibashishoubin
Japanese: キバシショウビン
Scientific: Halcyon torotoro, Syma torotoro, Syma torotoro torotoro
Lithuanian: Mažoji sima
Dutch: Kleine Geelsnavelijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Torotoroisfugl
Norwegian: Torotoroisfugl
Polish: lowiec zóltodzioby, łowiec żółtodzioby, rdzawogłów nizinny, żółtodziób nizinny
Russian: Малая желтоклювая альциона
Slovak: rybárikovec torotoro, rybárikovec žltozobý
Slovenian: mali rumenokljunec
Serbian: Žutokljuni vodomar
Swedish: Torotorokungsfiskare
Ukrainian: Тороторо малий
Chinese: 黄嘴翡翠
Chinese (Traditional): 黃嘴翡翠

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