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Little or Chestnut-headed Chachalaca

Ortalis [motmot or ruficeps] (= Ortalis motmot) (Linnaeus, 1766)




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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Cracidae
Genus:
  Ortalis

Scientific:
  Ortalis motmot

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.271

Protonym:
  Phasianus Motmot

Avibase ID:
  EE30379C3C52D61B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/EE30379C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175724

Geographic range:

  • Ortalis motmot: Guianas to s Venezuela and n Amazonian Brazil
  • Ortalis ruficeps: N-central Brazil (south of the Amazon)
English:
Little or Chestnut-headed Chachalaca
Czech:
čačalaka guyanská
German:
Motmotguan
Danish:
Lille Chachalaca
Spanish:
Chachalaca Motmot
Finnish:
amazoniankaklattaja
French:
Ortalide motmot ou Petite Ortalide
Italian:
Ciacialaca minore
Japanese:
kawarihimeshakukei
Japanese:
カワリヒメシャクケイ
Dutch:
Kleine Chachalaca
Norwegian:
Guyanahokko
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Guyanahokko
Polish:
czakalaka zmienna
Portuguese:
Araqua-de-cabeca-vermelha
Portuguese (Brazil):
Aracuã-pequeno
Russian:
Малая чачалака
Slovak:
šuan paraka
Swedish:
Motmotchachalaca
Ukrainian:
Чачалака мала
Chinese:
小冠雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Little or Chestnut-headed Chachalaca ( Ortalis [motmot or ruficeps])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Little or Chestnut-headed Chachalaca ( Ortalis [motmot or ruficeps])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Little or Chestnut-headed Chachalaca ( Ortalis [motmot or ruficeps])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Little or Chestnut-headed Chachalaca ( Ortalis [motmot or ruficeps])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Little or Chestnut-headed Chachalaca ( Ortalis [motmot or ruficeps])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Little or Chestnut-headed Chachalaca ( Ortalis [motmot or ruficeps])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Little or Chestnut-headed Chachalaca ( Ortalis [motmot or ruficeps])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Ortalide motmot ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Ortalide motmot ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition:
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
eBird version 1.55:
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
James Lee Peters:
Ortalis motmot [version 2]
James Lee Peters (original):
Ortalis motmot [version 2]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Ortalis motmot [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Little Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Variable Chachalaca ( Ortalis motmot) [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ortalis motmot [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Ortalis [motmot, ruficeps, guttata or superciliaris]

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Other synonyms


Arawak: Harhakoa, Karoba
Catalan: Txatxalaca de cresta vermella
Carib: Palaka
Czech: čačalaka guyanská, Cacalaka pestrá
Danish: Lille Chachalaca
German: Chachalaca-Guan, Guayanaguan, Guayanatschatschalaka, Motmotguan, Paraka
Emerillon: Anakwã
English: Guiana chachalaca, Little Chachalaca, Little or Chestnut-headed Chachalaca, Little or Rufous-headed Chachalaca, Speckled Chachalaca, Variable Chachalaca
English (IOC): Little/Chestnut-headed Chachalaca
Spanish: Chachalaca Moteada, Chachalaca Motmot, Guacharaca de Cabeza Roja, Guacharaca Guayanesa
Spanish (Colombia): Guacharaca Enana
Spanish (Spain): Chachalaca Momote
Spanish (HBW): Variable Chachalaca
Spanish (Venezuela): Guacharaca Guayanesa
Estonian: väike-tšatšalaka
Finnish: Amazoniankaklattaja
French: Ortalide motmot, Ortalide motmot ou Petite Ortalide, Petite Ortalide
Guianese Creole French: Parakwa
Italian: Ciacialaca minore
Japanese: kawarihimeshakukei
Japanese: カワリヒメシャクケイ
Karipúna Creole French: Pahakua
Scientific: Ortalis [motmot or ruficeps], Ortalis motmot, Ortalis motmot motmot, Phasianus Motmot
Lithuanian: Mažoji čačalaka
Dutch: Kleine Chachalaca
Norwegian Nynorsk: Guyanahokko
Norwegian: Guyanahokko
Wayampi: Alãkwã, Salakaka
Palikúr: Parakwa
Polish: Czakalaka zmiena, czakalaka zmienna
Portuguese: aracuã, aracuã-de-cabeça-vermelha, aracuã-pequeno, Araqua-de-cabeca-vermelha
Portuguese (Brazil): aracuã, aracuã-de-cabeça-vermelha, aracua-pequeno, Aracuã-pequeno
Portuguese (Portugal): Aracuã-pequeno
Russian: Малая чачалака, Чачалака Мот-Мот, Чачалака-мотмот
Slovak: Éuan paraka, šuan paraka
Serbian: Raznobojna čačalaka
Saramaccan: Paaká
Sranan: Wakago
Swedish: Motmotchachalaca, motmotchachalaca/brunhuvad chachalaca
Ukrainian: Чачалака мала
Wayana: Alakuwa
Chinese: 小冠雉
Chinese (Traditional): 小稚冠雉

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