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Half-collared Kingfisher

Alcedo semitorquata Swainson, WJ 1823

The half-collared kingfisher is a kingfisher in the subfamily Alcedininae that is found in southern and eastern Africa. It feeds almost exclusively on fish and frequents streams, rivers and larger bodies of water. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Alcedo
Scientific:
  Alcedo semitorquata


Original description

Citation:
  Swainson, WJ 1823

Reference:
   Zool. Illustr. 3 pl.151,text

Protonym:
  Alcedo semitorquata

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29189127


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F9F5CAB0C9C9EAD6

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F9F5CAB0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F9F5CAB0


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554550

Geographic range:

  • Alcedo semitorquata semitorquata: S Mozambique and South Africa
  • Alcedo semitorquata heuglini: Ethiopia
  • Alcedo semitorquata tephria: Angola to Tanzania and Mozambique
English:
Half-collared Kingfisher
Catalan:
Blauet de mig collar
Czech:
ledňáček límcový
Danish:
Kraveisfugl
German:
Kobalteisvogel
Spanish:
Martín Pescador Cobalto
Spanish (Spain):
Martín Pescador Cobalto
Finnish:
koskikalastaja
French:
Martin-pêcheur à demi-collier
Croatian:
kobaltastoleđi vodomar
Hungarian:
kobalt jégmadár
Italian:
Martin pescatore dal semicollare
Japanese (romaji):
hashigurokawasemi
Japanese:
ハシグロカワセミ
Lithuanian:
Apykaklėtasis tulžys
Dutch:
Kobaltijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Koboltisfugl
Norwegian:
Koboltisfugl
Polish:
zimorodek turkusowy
Portuguese:
Pica-peixe-de-colar
Russian:
Кобальтовый зимородок
Slovak:
rybárik tyrkysový
Serbian:
Vodomar sa prekinutom ogrlicom
Swedish:
kragkungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Рибалочка кобальтовий
Chinese:
半领翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
半領翠鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Half-collared Kingfisher ( Alcedo semitorquata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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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-pêcheur à demi-collier ( Alcedo semitorquata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martin-pêcheur à demi-collier ( Alcedo semitorquata) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements, version 2021:
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Clements, version 2022:
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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. 2002 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 1.52:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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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 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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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
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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:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Blouvisvanger
Catalan: Blauet de mig collar
Czech: Lednácek kobaltový, ledňáček límcový
Danish: Kraveisfugl
German: Kobalteisvogel, Kobalt-Eisvogel
English: Half collared Kingfisher, Halfcollared Kingfisher, Half-collared Kingfisher
English, HBW: Half-collared Kingfisher
English (IOC): Half-collared Kingfisher
English (Kenya): Semi-collared Kingfisher
English (United States): Half-collared Kingfisher
Esperanto: Duonkoluma alciono
Spanish: Martín Pescador Cobalto, Martín Pescador de Medio Collar
Spanish (Spain): Martín Pescador Cobalto
Spanish (HBW): Half-collared Kingfisher
Estonian: koobalt-jäälind
Finnish: Koskikalastaja
French: Martin-pêcheur à demi-collier
Croatian: kobaltastoleđi vodomar
Hungarian: kobalt jégmadár
Italian: Martin pescatore dal semicollare
Japanese (romaji): hashigurokawasemi
Japanese: ハシグロカワセミ
Kwangali: Muningi
Scientific: Alcedo (Caeruleornis) semitorquata heuglini, Alcedo semitorquata, Alcedo semitorquata semitorquata
Lithuanian: Apykaklėtasis tulžys
Dutch: Kobaltijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Koboltisfugl
Norwegian: Koboltisfugl
Polish: zimorodek turkusowy
Portuguese: Pica-peixe-de-colar
Portuguese (Portugal): guarda-rios-cobalto
Russian: Кобальтовый зимородок
Slovak: rybárik tyrkysový
Slovenian: turkizni vodomec
Serbian: Vodomar sa prekinutom ogrlicom
Swedish: Kragkungsfiskare
Swahili: Mdiria Ukosi-buluu
Tswana: Mmatlhapi
Turkish: Kobalt mavisi yalıçapkını
Tsonga: Mavungana
Ukrainian: Рибалочка кобальтовий
Xhosa: Isaxwila
Chinese: 半领翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 半領翠鳥
Zulu: isiXula

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