Welcome Guest

Common Scimitar-bill [incl. anchietae]

Rhinopomastus cyanomelas [incl. anchietae] (= Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) (Vieillot, LJP 1819)

The common scimitarbill is a species of bird in the family Phoeniculidae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




(0 votes)
Photo powered by flickr.com.


Classification
Order:
  Bucerotiformes
Family:
  Phoeniculidae
Genus:
   Rhinopomastus
Scientific:
  Rhinopomastus cyanomelas


Original description

Citation:
  (Vieillot, LJP 1819)

Reference:
   Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat. nouv. éd. 28 p.165

Protonym:
  Falcinellus cyanomelas

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19430122


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  FB09E09815E72294

Avibase ID:
  avibase-FB09E098

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FB09E098


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554476

Geographic range:

  • Rhinopomastus aterrimus anchietae: Democratic Republic of the Congo to western Zambia, Angola, and southeastern Gabon
  • Rhinopomastus cyanomelas cyanomelas: Angola and Namibia east to northeastern South Africa
  • Rhinopomastus cyanomelas schalowi: western Uganda east to southern Somalia, south to eastern South Africa (western KwaZulu-Natal)
English:
Common Scimitar-bill [incl. anchietae]
French:
Irrisor namaquois [incl. anchietae]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Common Scimitar-bill [incl. anchietae] ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas [incl. anchietae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Common Scimitar-bill (incl. anchietae) ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas [incl. anchietae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Common Scimitar-bill (incl. anchietae) ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas [incl. anchietae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Common Scimitar-bill (incl. anchietae) ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas [incl. anchietae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Common Scimitar-bill [incl. anchietae] ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas [incl. anchietae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Common Scimitar-bill [incl. anchietae] ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas [incl. anchietae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Common Scimitar-bill [incl. anchietae] ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas [incl. anchietae])
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Common Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Rhinopomastus [cyanomelas or aterrimus]

Your sightings

You must be logged in to view your sighting details. To register to myAvibase click here.

Related taxa

Highlight taxa in a checklist (shown in red)

Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Afrikaans: Swartbekkakelaar
Catalan: Puput arbòria simitarra
Czech: dudkovec křivozobý
Danish: Seglhærfugl
German: Sichelhopf
English: Common Scimitarbill, Common Scimitar-bill (incl. anchietae), Common Scimitar-bill [incl. anchietae]
Spanish: Abubilla arbórea cimitarra
Estonian: suur-saabelnokk
Finnish: sirppisäihkyjä
French: Irrisor namaquois, Irrisor namaquois (incl. anchietae), Irrisor namaquois [incl. anchietae]
Hungarian: sarlós kúszóbanka
Italian: Becco a scimitarra comune
Japanese (romaji): minamikamahashi
Japanese: ミナミカマハシ
Kwangali: Musokoto
Scientific: Falcinellus cyanomelas, Rhinopomastus cyanomelas, Rhinopomastus cyanomelas [incl. anchietae], Rhinopomastus cyanomelas cyanomelas
Lithuanian: Lenktasnapis kopikinis kukutis
Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaanse Boomhop
Norwegian: Sørsabelnebb
Polish: czarnodudek wiekszy
Portuguese: Bico-de-cimitarra
Russian: Саблеклювый лесной удод
Slovak: dudkovec krivozobý
Swedish: större sabelnäbb
Swahili: Domomundu Domo-jeusi
Tsonga: Yokoywana
Ukrainian: Ірисор великий
Chinese: 弯嘴戴胜
Chinese (Traditional): 彎嘴林戴勝

Avibase has been visited 348,530,188 times since 24 June 2003. © Denis Lepage | Privacy policy