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Indian Skimmer
Rynchops albicollis Swainson, 1838
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
  Rynchops

Scientific:
  Rynchops albicollis

Citation:
  Swainson, 1838

Reference:
  Anim.Menag. p.360

Protonym:
  Rhynchops [sic] albicollis

Avibase ID:
  88151F23B9BD5964

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/88151F23

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176964


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Rynchops albicollis: Rivers and lakes of Indian subcontinent and Mekong Delta
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Indian Skimmer
Czech:
  zoboun bělokrký
German:
  Indischer Scherenschnabel
Danish:
  Indisk Saksnæb
Spanish:
  Rayador Indio
Finnish:
  intiansaksinokka
French:
  Bec-en-ciseaux à collier
Italian:
  Becco a forbice indiano
Japanese:
  shiroerihasamiajisashi
Japanese:
  シロエリハサミアジサシ
Dutch:
  Indische Schaarbek
Norwegian:
  Indiasaksenebb
Polish:
  brzytwodziób indyjski
Portuguese:
  Talha-mar-asiático
Russian:
  Индийский водорез
Slovak:
  zobáľ bielokrký
Swedish:
  indisk saxnäbb
Chinese:
  剪嘴鸥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
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:
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
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):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
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):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Bec-en-ciseaux à collier ( Rynchops albicollis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Bec-en-ciseaux à collier ( Rynchops albicollis)
Clements 1st edition:
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Clements 4th edition:
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
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):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
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:
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Clements, version 2017:
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Clements, version 2018:
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
eBird version 1.50:
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
eBird version 1.52:
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
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:
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
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):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
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:
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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:
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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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
James Lee Peters:
    Rynchops albicollis
James Lee Peters (original):
    Rynchops albicollis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Rynchops albicollis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Indian Skimmer ( Rynchops albicollis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Rynchops albicollis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Rynchops albicollis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Bengali: দেশি গাঙচষা
Catalan: Bec de tisora asiàtic
Czech: Zoboun belokrký, zoboun bělokrký
Danish: Indisk Saksnæb
German: Halsband-Scherenschnabel, Indien Scherenschnabel, Indischer Scherenschnabel
English: Indian Skimmer
Spanish: Rayador Hindú, Rayador Indio
Spanish (Spain): Rayador Indio
Estonian: india käärnokk
Persian: آب‌شکاف
Finnish: Intiansaksinokka
French: Bec-en-ciseaux à collier
Hungarian: indiai ollóscsőrű
Italian: Becco a cesoie indiano, Becco a forbice indiano
Japanese: shiro-eri hasami aji-sashi, shiroerihasamiajisashi
Japanese: シロエリハサミアジサシ
Japanese (Kanji): 白襟鋏鯵刺
Latin: Rhynchops [sic] albicollis, Rhynchops albicollis, Rynchops albicollis
Lithuanian: Indijinis žirkliasnapis, Indinis žirkliasnapis
Latvian: Indijas smēlējzīriņš
Malay: Burung Seludang India
Dutch: Indische Schaarbek
Norwegian: Indiasaksenebb
Polish: brzytwodziób indyjski
Pinyin: bái-lǐng jiǎn-zuǐ-ōu, jiǎn-zuǐ-ōu
Portuguese: Talha-mar-asiático
Russian: Индийский водорез
Sindhi: آةٙپبٳ
Slovak: zobáľ bielokrký
Serbian: Indijski vodosek
Swedish: Indisk saxnäbb
Thai: นกกรีดน้ำ
Thai (Transliteration): nók krìit-náam
Turkish: Büyük Makasgaga, Hint Makasgagası
Vietnamese: Chim Xúc cá, Xúc cá
Chinese: 剪嘴鸥, 白领剪嘴鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 剪嘴鷗, 白領剪嘴鷗

 

         

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