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Bat Hawk

Macheiramphus alcinus Bonaparte, 1850

The Bat Hawk (Macheiramphus alcinus) is a raptor found in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia to New Guinea. It is named for its diet, which consists mainly of bats. It requires open space in which to hunt, but will live anywhere from dense rainforest to semi-arid veld. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Macheiramphus

Scientific:
  Macheiramphus alcinus

Citation:
  Bonaparte, 1850

Reference:
  Rev.Mag.Zool. (2) 2 p.482

Protonym:
  Macheiramphus alcinus

Avibase ID:
  DAE4C523E252BDDA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DAE4C523

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824088

Geographic range:

  • Macheiramphus alcinus alcinus: S Myanmar to Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo and Sulawesi
  • Macheiramphus alcinus papuanus: E New Guinea
  • Macheiramphus alcinus anderssoni: Africa south of the Sahara and Madagascar
English:
Bat Hawk
Czech:
luňák netopýří
German:
Fledermausaar
Danish:
Flagermusglente
Spanish:
Milano Murcielaguero
Finnish:
lepakkohaukka
French:
Alcin des chauves-souris
Icelandic:
Blökubani
Italian:
Nibbio dei pipistrelli
Japanese:
koumoridaka
Japanese:
コウモリダカ
Dutch:
Vleermuiswouw
Norwegian:
Flaggermusglente
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Flaggermusglente
Polish:
gackozer
Portuguese:
Gavião-morcegueiro
Russian:
Широкоротый коршун
Slovak:
netopierar súmračný
Swedish:
fladdermusvråk
Ukrainian:
Шуліка-широкорот
Chinese:
食蝠鸢


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Bat Hawk ( Macheiramphus alcinus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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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:
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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):
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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):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Milan des chauves-souris ( Macheiramphus alcinus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Milan des chauves-souris ( Macheiramphus alcinus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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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:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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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 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Oriental Bird Club:
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James Lee Peters:
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James Lee Peters (original):
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James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Macheiramphus alcinus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Macheiramphus alcinus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Vlermuisvalk
Catalan: Milà dels ratpenats
Czech: luňák netopýří, Netopýrár hnedý
Danish: Flagermusglente
German: Fledermausaar
English: Bat Falcon, Bat Hawk, Bat Kite, Bat Pern, Bat Pren, Bat-eating Buzzard, Bat-eating Hawk
English (IOC): Bat Hawk
English (Kenya): Bat Hawk
Spanish: Milanito Plomizo, Milano Murcielaguero, Milano Murcilaguero
Spanish (Spain): Milano Murcielaguero
Spanish (HBW): Bat Hawk
Estonian: videvikuhaugas
Finnish: Lepakkohaukka
French: Alcin des chauves-souris, Buse des chauves-souris, Faucon des chauves-souris, Milan des chauves-souris
Hebrew: עיט עטלפים
Indonesian: Alap-alap kelelawar, Burung Elang Kelelawar, Elang Kelelawar
Icelandic: Blökubani
Italian: Nibbio dei pipistrelli, Sparviro dei pipistrelli
Japanese: kōmori-daka, koumoridaka
Japanese: コウモリダカ
Japanese (Kanji): 蝙蝠鷹
Scientific: Machaerhamphus alcinus, Macheiramphus alcinus, Macheiramphus alcinus alcinus, Macheirhamphus alcinus
Lithuanian: Plačiažiotis peslys
Malagasy: Hila
Malay: Burung Helang Malam, Burung Lang Malam, Helang Malam
Dutch: Vleermuiswouw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Flaggermusglente
Norwegian: Flaggermusglente
Polish: gackozer, gackożer
Pinyin: fú yuān, shí-fú yuān
Portuguese: Gavião-morcegueiro
Portuguese (Portugal): Papa-morcegos
Russian: коршун-широкорот, Широкоротый коршун
Slovak: luniačik netopierí, netopierar súmračný
Serbian: Jastreb koji lovi slepe miševe
Swedish: Fladdermusvråk
Swahili: Mwewe Mlapopo
Thai: เหยี่ยวค้างคาว
Thai (Transliteration): yìaw kʰáaŋkʰaaw, yìaw kʰáaŋ-kʰaaw
Turkish: Yarasa Şahini
Ukrainian: Шуліка-широкорот
Chinese: 蝠鸢, 食蝠鸢
Chinese (Traditional): 蝠鳶, 食蝠鳶

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