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Hook-billed Kingfisher

Melidora macrorrhina (Lesson, RP 1827)

The hook-billed kingfisher is a species of kingfisher in the subfamily Halcyoninae that is resident in the lowland forested areas of New Guinea and some of the nearby islands. It is the only member of the genus Melidora. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Melidora
Scientific:
  Melidora macrorrhina


Original description

Citation:
  (Lesson, RP 1827)

Reference:
   Bull. Sci. Nat. Géol. 12 sect.2(Sci.Nat.Geol.) p.131

Protonym:
  Dacelo macrorrhinus

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/137832#page/139/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  EC72DAC4AAAC430D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-EC72DAC4

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/EC72DAC4


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554617

Geographic range:

  • Melidora macrorrhina macrorrhina: New Guinea, Misool, Salawati and Batanta islands
  • Melidora macrorrhina waigiuensis: Waigeo I. (w Papuan islands)
  • Melidora macrorrhina jobiensis: Yapen I. and n New Guinea (Geelvink to Astrolabe Bay)
English:
Hook-billed Kingfisher
Catalan:
Alció becganxut
Czech:
ledňáček hákozobý
Danish:
Krognæbbet Isfugl
German:
Hakenliest
Spanish:
Martín Cazador Ganchudo
Spanish (Spain):
Martín Cazador Ganchudo
Finnish:
koukkukalastaja
French:
Martin-chasseur d'Euphrosine
Croatian:
pjegavokapi vodomar
Hungarian:
horgascsőrű halción
Italian:
Martin pescatore uncinato
Japanese (romaji):
kagihashishoubin
Japanese:
カギハシショウビン
Lithuanian:
Lenktasnapis tulžys
Dutch:
Haaksnavelijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kroknebbisfugl
Norwegian:
Kroknebbisfugl
Polish:
łuskogłów
Portuguese:
martim-caçador-ganchudo
Russian:
Крючкоклювый зимородок
Slovak:
kukabura hákozobá
Serbian:
Vodomar kukastog kljuna
Swedish:
kroknäbbskungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Альціон-гачкодзьоб
Chinese:
钩嘴翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
鉤嘴翠鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Hook-billed Kingfisher ( Melidora macrorrhina)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martin-chasseur d'Euphrosine ( Melidora macrorrhina) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martin-chasseur d'Euphrosine ( Melidora macrorrhina) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements, version 2021:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Melidora macrorrhina [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Melidora macrorrhina [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melidora macrorrhina [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Alció becganxut
Czech: ledňáček hákozobý, Lednácek krivozobý
Danish: Krognæbbet Isfugl
German: Hakenliest
English: Hook billed Kingfisher, Hook-billed Kingfisher
English, HBW: Hook-billed Kingfisher
English (IOC): Hook-billed Kingfisher
English (United States): Hook-billed Kingfisher
Esperanto: Hokobeka arbalciono
Spanish: Martín Cazador Ganchudo, Martín Pescador de Pico Corvo
Spanish (Spain): Martín Cazador Ganchudo
Spanish (HBW): Hook-billed Kingfisher
Estonian: öö-safiirlind
Finnish: Koukkukalastaja
French: Martin-chasseur d’Euphrosine, Martin-chasseur d'Euphrosine
Croatian: pjegavokapi vodomar
Hungarian: horgascsőrű halción
Indonesian: Raja udang paruh bengkok, Raja-udang paruh-kait, Rajaudang Paruh-kait
Italian: Martin pescatore becco a uncino, Martin pescatore uncinato
Japanese (romaji): kagihashishoubin
Japanese: カギハシショウビン
Scientific: Dacelo macrorrhinus, Melidora euphrosiae, Melidora macrorrhina, Melidora macrorrhina macrorrhina
Lithuanian: Lenktasnapis tulžys
Dutch: Haaksnavelijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kroknebbisfugl
Norwegian: Kroknebbisfugl
Polish: lowiec hakodzioby, łowiec hakodzioby, łuskogłów
Portuguese: martim-caçador-ganchudo
Portuguese (Portugal): guarda-rios-bico-de-gancho
Russian: Зимородок-мелидора, Крючкоклювый зимородок
Slovak: kukabura hákozobá
Slovenian: kavljekljunec
Serbian: Vodomar kukastog kljuna
Swedish: Haknäbbskungsfiskare, kroknäbbskungsfiskare
Turkish: Kancalı yalıçapkını
Ukrainian: Альціон-гачкодзьоб
Chinese: 钩嘴翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 鉤嘴翠鳥

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