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Japanese Night-Heron
Gorsachius goisagi (Temminck, 1836)
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
  Gorsachius

Scientific:
  Gorsachius goisagi

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1836)

Reference:
  Pl.Col. livr.98 pl.582,text

Protonym:
  Nycticorax goisagi

Avibase ID:
  6667DD1A215B2D96

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6667DD1A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174875


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Gorsachius goisagi: S Japan; winters se China to Ryukyu Islands and Indonesia
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Japanese Night-Heron
Czech:
  kvakoš japonský
German:
  Rotscheitelreiher
Danish:
  Japansk Nathejre
Spanish:
  Martinete Japonés
Finnish:
  japaninhämyhaikara
French:
  Bihoreau goisagi
Italian:
  Nitticora del Giappone
Japanese:
  mizogoi
Japanese:
  ミゾゴイ
Dutch:
  Japanse Kwak
Norwegian:
  Japandverghegre
Polish:
  slepowron japonski
Portuguese:
  Savacu-japonês
Russian:
  Японская кваква
Slovak:
  chavkoš japonský
Swedish:
  japansk natthäger
Chinese:
  栗头鳽


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Bihoreau goisagi ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Bihoreau goisagi ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 1st edition:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 4th edition:
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 6th edition:
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements, version 2015:
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements, version 2016:
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements, version 2017:
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Clements, version 2018:
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
eBird version 1.50:
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
eBird version 1.52:
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
eBird version 1.53:
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
eBird version 1.54:
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
eBird version 1.55:
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
eBird version 2015:
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
eBird version 2016:
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
eBird version 2017:
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
eBird version 2018:
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Japanese Night-heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Japanese Night Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
James Lee Peters:
    Nycticorax goisagi
James Lee Peters (original):
    Gorsachius goisagi
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Nycticorax goisagi
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Japanese Night-Heron ( Gorsachius goisagi)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gorsachius goisagi
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gorsachius goisagi

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Martinet de nit del Japó
Czech: Kvakoš japonský
Danish: Japansk Nathejre
German: Rotscheitelreiher, Rotscheitel-Reiher
English: Brown night heron, Japamese Night Heron, Japanese Bittern, Japanese Night Heron, Japanese Night-Heron
Spanish: Garza Nocturna Japonesa, Martinete Japonés
Spanish (Spain): Martinete Japonés
Estonian: pruun-ööhaigur
Finnish: Japaninhämyhaikara
French: Bihoreau du Japon, Bihoreau goisagi
Hungarian: japán bakcsó
Indonesian: Kowak Jepang
Italian: Gorsachio, Nitticora del Giappone, Nitticora giapponese
Japanese: mizogoi, Mizo-goi
Japanese: ミゾゴイ
Japanese (Kanji): 溝五位
Korean: 붉은해오라기
Korean (Transliteration): bulgeun-haeoragi
Latin: Gorsachius goisagi, Nycticorax goisagi
Lithuanian: Japoninis baublys
Latvian: Japānas gārnis
Dutch: Japanse Kwak
Norwegian: Japandverghegre
Polish: slepowron japonski, ślepowron japoński
Pinyin: lì yán, lì yè-yán, lì-tóu hǔ-bān yán, lì-tóu yán, má-lù
Portuguese: Savacu-japonês
Russian: Выпь японская, Японская выпь, Японская кваква
Slovak: chavkoš japonský
Serbian: Japanski gak
Swedish: Japansk natthäger
Turkish: Japon Gece Balıkçılı
Ukrainian: Квак японський
Chinese: 栗, 栗千干鸟, 栗夜, 栗夜鳽, 栗头, 栗头夜, 栗头虎斑, 栗头鳽, 栗开鳽, 栗頭虎斑鳽, 栗鳽, 麻鷺
Chinese (Traditional): 日本麻鷺〔栗頭虎斑鳽〕, 栗夜鳽, 栗頭虎斑鳽, 栗頭鳽, 栗鳽, 麻鷺
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 麻鷺
Chinese (Taiwan): 麻鹭

 

         

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