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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. 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)
Saozneg - RU:
Hamerkop
Katalaneg:
Ocell martell
Tchekeg:
kladivouš africký
daneg:
Hammerhoved
Alamaneg:
Hammerkopf
Spagnoleg:
Avemartillo
Spanish (Spain):
Avemartillo
Finneg:
vasarapäähaikara
Galleg:
Ombrette africaine
Kroateg:
batoglavka
Hungareg:
gogó
Islandeg:
Skuggafugl
Italianeg:
Umbretta
Japaneg:
shumokudori
japaneg:
シュモクドリ
lituaneg:
Kūjagalvis
Nederlandeg:
Hamerkop
Norvegeg:
Skuggefugl
Norvegeg:
Skyggefugl
Poloneg:
waruga
Portugaleg:
Pássaro-martelo
Rusianeg:
Молотоглав
Sloveg:
takatra tmavá
Serbeg:
Čaplja batoglavka
Svedeg:
skuggstork
Ukrainiek:
Молотоголов
Sinaeg:
锤头鹳
Chinese (Traditional):
錘頭鸛


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:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
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):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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, version 2021:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
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):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
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:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
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:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Hammerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Hammerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Hammerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Hammerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Hammerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Hammerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Hammerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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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 2.1:
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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 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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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 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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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 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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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:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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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Afrikaans: Hamerkop
Bulgareg: Чукоглава чапла
Katalaneg: Ocell martell
Tchekeg: Kladivouš africký
daneg: Hammerhoved
Alamaneg: Hammerkopf, Schattenvogel
Saozneg - RU: Hamerkop, Hammer head, Hammercop, Hammerhead, Hammerhead Stork, Hammer-headed Stork, Hammerkop
English, HBW: Hamerkop
English (IOC): Hamerkop
English (Kenya): Hamerkop
English (United States): Hamerkop
Spagnoleg: Ave Martillo, Avemartillo
Spanish (Spain): Avemartillo
Spanish (HBW): Hamerkop
Estoneg: vasarpea
Finneg: Varjohaikara, vasarapäähaikara
Galleg: Ombrette, Ombrette africaine, Ombrette du Sénégal
Kroateg: batoglavka
Hungareg: gogó
Islandeg: Skuggafugl
Italianeg: Uccello martello, Umbretta
Japaneg: shumokudori
japaneg: シュモクドリ
Kwangali: Mfune
scientific: Scopus umbretta, Scopus umbretta umbretta
lituaneg: Kūjagalvis, Kūjagalvis gandras
latveg: āmurgalvis
Malagasy: akoholahinala, Takatra, Takatsy
Nederlandeg: Hamerkop
Norvegeg: Skuggefugl
Norvegeg: Skyggefugl
Poloneg: waruga
Portugaleg: Pássaro-martelo
Portuguese (Portugal): Pássaro-martelo
Rusianeg: Молотоглав, Молотоглавая цапля, Молотоголовая цапля
Sloveg: Takatra tmavá
Shona: vaKondo
Serbeg: Čaplja batoglavka
Siswati: Tsekwane
Sesotho: Mamasianoke
Svedeg: Skuggstork
swahilieg: Msingwe
Setswana: Mmamasiloanokê
Turkeg: Çekiçgaga, Çekiçkafa
Tsonga: Mandonzwana
Ukrainiek: Молотоголов
C'hosaeg: Uqhimngqoshe
Sinaeg: 锤头鹳
Chinese (Traditional): 錘頭鸛
Zouloueg: uThekwane

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