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Philippine Kingfisher

Ceyx melanurus (Kaup, JJ 1848)

The Philippine dwarf kingfisher is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae that is endemic to the Philippines found in the islands of Luzon, Polillo Islands, Catanduanes, Basilan, Samar, Leyte and Mindanao. Its natural habitat is tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Ceyx
Scientific:
  Ceyx melanurus


Original description

Citation:
  (Kaup, JJ 1848)

Reference:
   Verh. Naturhist. Ver. Groβherz. Hessen Heft2 p.74

Protonym:
  Alcedo melanura


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F0EEF2F829FD7B62

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F0EEF2F8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F0EEF2F8


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554568

Geographic range:

  • Ceyx melanurus melanurus: N Philippines (Luzon, Polillo, Alabat and Catanduanes)
  • Ceyx melanurus samarensis: Central Philippines (Samar and Leyte)
  • Ceyx melanurus platenae: S Philippines (Mindanao and Basilan)
English:
Philippine Kingfisher
Catalan:
Blauet pigmeu de Luzon
Czech:
ledňáček zlatý
Danish:
Filippinsk Dværgisfugl
German:
Goldzwergfischer
Spanish:
Martín Pigmeo Filipino
Spanish (Spain):
Martín pigmeo filipino
Finnish:
filippiinienpikkukalastaja
French:
Martin-pêcheur flamboyant
Croatian:
filipinski vodomar
Hungarian:
fülöp-szigeteki jégmadár
Italian:
Martin pescatore delle Filippine
Japanese (romaji):
akakawasemi
Japanese:
アカカワセミ
Lithuanian:
Filipininis miškinis tulžys
Dutch:
Filippijnse Dwergijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Rosenisfugl
Norwegian:
Rosenisfugl
Polish:
zimorodek filipiński
Portuguese:
martim-pigmeu-filipino
Russian:
Филиппинский зимородок
Slovak:
rybárik filipínsky
Serbian:
Filipinski patuljasti vodomar
Swedish:
rosenkungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Рибалочка-крихітка філіпінський
Chinese:
菲律宾三趾翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
菲律賓三趾翠鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martin-pêcheur flamboyant ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martin-pêcheur flamboyant ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Philippine Forest Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Philippine Forest Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Philippine Forest Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Philippine Forest Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Philippine Forest Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Ceyx melanurus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Ceyx melanurus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Ceyx melanurus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Philippine Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx melanurus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ceyx melanurus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ceyx melanurus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Blauet pigmeu de Luzon
Czech: Lednácek zlatý, ledňáček zlatý
Danish: Filippinsk Dværgisfugl
German: Goldfischer, Goldzwergfischer
English: Jungle Kingfisher, Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher, Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher, Philippine Forest Kingfisher, Philippine Kingfisher
English, HBW: North/South Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher
English (IOC): Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher
English (United States): Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher
Esperanto: Nigravosta alciono
Spanish: Martín Pescador Malayo, Martín pigmeo de Luzón, Martín Pigmeo Filipino
Spanish (Spain): Martín Pigmeo de Luzón, Martín pigmeo filipino
Spanish (HBW): Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher
Estonian: rubiin-jäälind
Finnish: Filippiinienmetsäkalastaja, filippiinienpikkukalastaja
French: Martin-pêcheur flamboyant
Croatian: filipinski vodomar
Hungarian: fülöp-szigeteki jégmadár
Italian: Martin pescatore delle Filippine, Martin pescatore di foresta delle Filippine, Martin pescatore nano delle Filippine
Japanese (romaji): akakawasemi
Japanese: アカカワセミ
Scientific: Alcedo melanura, Ceyx melanurus, Ceyx melanurus melanurus
Lithuanian: Filipininis miškinis tulžys
Dutch: Filipijnse Dwergijsvogel, Filippijnse Dwergijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Rosenisfugl
Norwegian: Rosenisfugl
Polish: zimorodek filipinski, zimorodek filipiński
Portuguese: martim-pigmeu-filipino
Portuguese (Portugal): guarda-rios-pigmeu-filipino
Russian: Мадагаскарский лесной зимородок, Филиппинский зимородок, Филиппинский лесной зимородок
Slovak: rybárik filipínsky
Slovenian: filipinski vodomec
Serbian: Filipinski patuljasti vodomar
Swedish: Filippinsk dvärgkungsfiskare, rosenkungsfiskare
Turkish: Luzon küçük yalıçapkını
Ukrainian: Рибалочка-крихітка філіпінський
Chinese: 菲律宾三趾翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 菲律賓三趾翠鳥

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