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Black Heron
Egretta ardesiaca (Wagler, 1827)
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
  Egretta

Scientific:
  Egretta ardesiaca

Citation:
  (Wagler, 1827)

Reference:
  Syst.Av. Ardea [p.181] sp.20

Protonym:
  Ardea ardesiaca

Avibase ID:
  74853F898557A8BD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/74853F89

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174819

Geographic range:

  • Egretta ardesiaca: Locally in Africa south of the Sahara and Madagascar
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Black Heron
Czech:
  volavka černá
German:
  Glockenreiher
Danish:
  Skyggehejre
Spanish:
  Garceta Azabache
Finnish:
  varjostajahaikara
French:
  Aigrette ardoisée
Icelandic:
  Svarthegri
Italian:
  Airone ardesia
Japanese:
  kurokosagi
Japanese:
  クロコサギ
Dutch:
  Zwarte Reiger
Norwegian:
  Skyggehegre
Polish:
  czapla czarna
Portuguese:
  Garça-preta
Russian:
  Чёрная цапля
Slovak:
  volavka čierna
Swedish:
  svarthäger
Chinese:
  黑鹭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Black Egret ( Egretta ardesiaca)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Black Egret ( Egretta ardesiaca)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Black Egret ( Egretta ardesiaca)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Aigrette ardoisée ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Aigrette ardoisée ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 1st edition:
   Black Heron ( Melanophoyx ardesiaca)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Black Heron ( Hydranassa ardesiaca)
Clements 4th edition:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 6th edition:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements, version 2015:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements, version 2016:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements, version 2017:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Clements, version 2018:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
eBird version 1.50:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
eBird version 1.52:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
eBird version 1.53:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
eBird version 1.54:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
eBird version 1.55:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
eBird version 2015:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
eBird version 2016:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
eBird version 2017:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
eBird version 2018:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
James Lee Peters:
    Egretta ardesiaca
James Lee Peters (original):
    Melanophoyx ardesiaca
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Egretta ardesiaca
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Black Heron ( Egretta ardesiaca)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Egretta ardesiaca
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Egretta ardesiaca

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Swartreier
Catalan: Martinet negre
Czech: Volavka cerná, volavka černá
Danish: Skyggehejre
German: Glockenreiher
English: Black Egret, Black Heron
English (IOC): Black Heron
English (Kenya): Black Heron
Spanish: Garceta Azabache
Spanish (Spain): Garceta Azabache
Spanish (HBW): Garceta azabache
Estonian: nõgihaigur
Finnish: Liuskehaikara, Sysihaikara, varjostajahaikara
French: Aigrette ardoisée, Blongios ardoisé, Héron ardoisé, Héron garde-bœuf ardoise, Héron noir
Hebrew: אנפה שחורה, לבנית כהה, שחורה כליל
Hungarian: haranggém
Icelandic: Svarthegri
Italian: Airone ardesia, Airone ardesiaco, Airone nero
Japanese: kurokosagi
Japanese: クロコサギ
Kwangali: Samunkoma Gomusavagani
Latin: Ardea ardesiaca, Egretta ardesiaca, Hydranassa ardesiaca, Melanophoryx ardesiaca, Melanophoyx ardesiaca
Lithuanian: Juodasis garnys
Latvian: melnais gārnis
Malagasy: Lombokoma, Ombikomana, Rafanopoka, Salobokomana
Dutch: Zwarte Reiger
Norwegian: Skyggehegre
Polish: czapla czarna
Portuguese: Garça-preta
Portuguese (Portugal): Garça-preta
Russian: Африканская Черная Цапля, зонтичная, Зонтичная цапля, Цапля африканская черная, Чёрная цапля
Slovak: Volavka čierna
Slovenian: črna čaplja
Serbian: Velika crna čaplja
Swedish: Svarthäger
Swahili: Kulasitara
Turkish: Kara Balıkçıl
Ukrainian: Чепура чорна
Chinese: 黑鹭
Chinese (Traditional): 黑鷺
Zulu: iKuwela

 

         

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