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Hamerkop

Scopus umbretta Gmelin, JF, 1789

The Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta), also known as Hammerkop, Hammerkopf, Hammerhead, Hammerhead Stork, Umbrette, Umber Bird, Tufted Umber, or Anvilhead, is a medium-sized wading bird (56 cm long, weighing 470 g). The shape of its head with a curved bill and crest at the back is reminiscent of a hammer, hence its name. It ranges from Africa, Madagascar to Arabia, in wetlands of a wide variety, including estuaries, lakesides, fish pond, riverbanks and rocky coasts in Tanzania. The Hamerkop, which is a sedentary bird that often show local movements, is not globally threatened and is locally abundant in Africa and Madagascar. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Scopidae
Genus:
  Scopus

Scientific:
  Scopus umbretta

Citation:
  Gmelin, JF, 1789

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.618

Protonym:
  Scopus umbretta

Avibase ID:
  FC10F6ED31D29188

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FC10F6ED

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174894

Geographic range:

  • Scopus umbretta umbretta: Tropical Africa, Madagascar and sw Arabia
  • Scopus umbretta minor: Coastal w Africa (Sierra Leone to w Cameroon)
English:
Hamerkop
Czech:
kladivouš africký
German:
Hammerkopf
Danish:
Hammerhoved
Spanish:
Avemartillo
Finnish:
vasarapäähaikara
French:
Ombrette africaine
Icelandic:
Skuggafugl
Italian:
Umbretta
Japanese:
shumokudori
Japanese:
シュモクドリ
Dutch:
Hamerkop
Norwegian:
Skyggefugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Skuggefugl
Polish:
waruga
Portuguese:
Pássaro-martelo
Russian:
Молотоглавая цапля
Slovak:
takatra tmavá
Swedish:
skuggstork
Ukrainian:
Молотоголов
Chinese:
锤头鹳


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
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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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):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Ombrette africaine ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Ombrette africaine ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Hammerhead ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
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 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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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 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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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 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Hammerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Scopus umbretta [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Scopus umbretta [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Scopus umbretta [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Scopus umbretta [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Scopus umbretta [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Hamerkop
Catalan: Ocell martell
Czech: Kladivouš africký
Danish: Hammerhoved
German: Hammerkopf, Schattenvogel
English: Hamerkop, Hammer head, Hammercop, Hammerhead, Hammerhead Stork, Hammer-headed Stork, Hammerkop
English (IOC): Hamerkop
English (Kenya): Hamerkop
Spanish: Ave Martillo, Avemartillo
Spanish (Spain): Avemartillo
Spanish (HBW): Hamerkop
Estonian: vasarpea
Finnish: Varjohaikara, vasarapäähaikara
French: Ombrette, Ombrette africaine, Ombrette du Sénégal
Hungarian: gogó
Icelandic: Skuggafugl
Italian: Uccello martello, Umbretta
Japanese: shumokudori
Japanese: シュモクドリ
Kwangali: Mfune
Scientific: Scopus umbretta, Scopus umbretta umbretta
Lithuanian: Kūjagalvis, Kūjagalvis gandras
Latvian: āmurgalvis
Malagasy: akoholahinala, Takatra, Takatsy
Dutch: Hamerkop
Norwegian Nynorsk: Skuggefugl
Norwegian: Skyggefugl
Polish: waruga
Portuguese: Pássaro-martelo
Portuguese (Portugal): Pássaro-martelo
Russian: Молотоглав, Молотоглавая цапля, Молотоголовая цапля
Slovak: Takatra tmavá
Shona: vaKondo
Serbian: Čaplja batoglavka
Siswant: Tsekwane
Sotho, Southern: Mamasianoke
Swedish: Skuggstork
Swahili: Msingwe
Tswana: Mmamasiloanokê
Turkish: Çekiçgaga
Tsonga: Mandonzwana
Ukrainian: Молотоголов
Xhosa: Uqhimngqoshe
Chinese: 锤头鹳
Chinese (Traditional): 錘頭鸛
Zulu: uThekwane

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