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Greater Rhea
Rhea americana (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Rheiformes
Family:
  Rheidae
Genus:
  Rhea

Scientific:
  Rhea americana

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.155

Protonym:
  Struthio americanus

Avibase ID:
  00986B2456382647

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/00986B24

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174379


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Rhea americana americana: central and northeastern Brazil (to Rio Grande do Norte) to southern Brazil (south to São Paulo and Paraná)
  • Rhea americana intermedia: extreme southern Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) and Uruguay
  • Rhea americana albescens: Plains of Argentina south to Río Negro
  • Rhea americana nobilis: E Paraguay (east of the Río Paraguay)
  • Rhea americana araneipes: western Brazil (southern Rondônia and Mato Grosso), eastern Bolivia, and western Paraguay (chaco region)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Greater Rhea
Czech:
  nandu pampový
German:
  Nandu
Danish:
  Nandu
Spanish:
  Ñandú Común
Finnish:
  nandu
French:
  Nandou d'Amérique
Italian:
  Nandù
Japanese:
  rea
Japanese:
  レア
Dutch:
  Nandoe
Norwegian:
  Stornandu
Polish:
  nandu szare
Portuguese:
  Ema
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Ema
Russian:
  Обыкновенный нанду
Slovak:
  nandu pampový
Swedish:
  större nandu
Chinese:
  大美洲鸵


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Nandou d'Amérique ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Nandou d'Amérique ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
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):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
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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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
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):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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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 1.6:
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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:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
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:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
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:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Rhea americana [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Rhea americana [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Rhea americana [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Greater Rhea ( Rhea americana) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Rhea americana [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Rhea americana [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Bulgarian: Обикновено нанду
Catalan: Nyandú, Nyandú comú
Czech: Nandu pampový
Danish: Nandu
German: Nandu, Pampastrauß
English: American rhea, Common Rhea, Greater Rhea, Greather rhea
Spanish: Ñandu, Ñandú, Ñandú común, Ñandú Grande, Piyo
Spanish (Argentine): Choique, Ñandú
Spanish (Bolivia): Piyo
Spanish (Chile): Greater Rhea
Spanish (Spain): Ñandú Común
Spanish (Paraguay): Ñandu
Spanish (Uruguay): Ñandú
Estonian: nandu
Finnish: Amerikannandu, nandu
French: Nandou d’Amérique, Nandou d'Amérique, Nandu américain
Irish: Ria coiteann
Guarani: Ñandu guasu
Croatian: Veliki nandu
Hungarian: nandu
Italian: Nandú, Nandù, Nandù comune, Nandù maggiore, Rea americana
Japanese: amerikadachou, amerikadachou(rea), rea
Japanese: アメリカダチョウ, アメリカダチョウ(レア), レア
Latin: Rhea americana, Rhea americana americana, Struthio americanus
Lithuanian: Amerikinis nandas, Amerikinis nandu, Paprastasis nandas
Dutch: Nandoe, Rhea
Norwegian: Nandu, Stornandu
Polish: nandu szare
Portuguese: avestruz, congo, Ema, guaripé, Nandu comum, nhandu, nhandu-guaçu, xuri
Portuguese (Brazil): avestruz, congo, Ema, guaripé, nhandu, nhandu-guaçu, xuri
Portuguese (Portugal): Nandú-grande
Russian: обыкновенный нанду, Северный нанду, Страус американский
Slovak: Nandu pampový
Slovenian: Navadni nandu
Serbian: Veliki nandu
Swedish: Nandu, större nandu
Turkish: Amerika Devekuşu, Büyük Rea
Chinese: 大美洲鸵
Chinese (Traditional): 大美洲鴕

 

         

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