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White-eared Night-Heron

Gorsachius magnificus (Ogilvie-Grant, 1899)

The white-eared night heron is a species of heron in the family Ardeidae. It is found in southern China and northern Vietnam. IN 2018, it has been also reported from Valmiki National Park, India. It is threatened by habitat loss and habitat fragmentation. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
   Gorsachius
Scientific:
  Gorsachius magnificus


Original description

Citation:
  (Ogilvie-Grant, 1899)

Reference:
  Ibis p.586

Protonym:
  Nycticorax magnificus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9036129


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  DED23735522156CD

Avibase ID:
  avibase-DED23735

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DED23735


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 560273


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Gorsachius magnificus: southeastern China (from southeastern Sichuan south to central Yunnan, east to southern Anhui, Zhejiang, Guangdong, and Hainan) and northern Vietnam
English:
White-eared Night-Heron
Catalan:
Martinet de nit magnífic
Czech:
kvakoš pestrý
Danish:
Hvidøret Nathejre
German:
Hainanreiher
Spanish:
Martinete Magnífico
Spanish (Spain):
Martinete Magnífico
Finnish:
kiinanhämyhaikara
French:
Bihoreau superbe
Croatian:
hainanski gak
Hungarian:
hainani bakcsó
Italian:
Nitticora guancebianche
Japanese (romaji):
hainanmizogoi
Japanese:
ハイナンミゾゴイ
Lithuanian:
Karališkasis baublys
Dutch:
Hainankwak
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Praktdverghegre
Norwegian:
Praktdverghegre
Polish:
ślepowron wspaniały
Portuguese:
Savacu-magnífico
Russian:
Белоухая кваква
Slovak:
volavka vznešená
Serbian:
Belouhi gak
Swedish:
praktnatthäger
Ukrainian:
Квак білошиїй
Chinese:
海南鳽
Chinese (Traditional):
海南虎斑鳽


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
White-eared Night-heron ( Oroanassa magnifica)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
White-eared Night-heron ( Oroanassa magnifica)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Bihoreau superbe ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Bihoreau superbe ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 1st edition:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements, version 2021:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 3rd edition:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 4th edition:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 6th edition:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements, version 2015:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements, version 2016:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements, version 2017:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements, version 2018:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Clements, version 2019:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
eBird version 1.50:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
eBird version 1.52:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
eBird version 1.53:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
eBird version 1.54:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
eBird version 1.55:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
eBird version 2015:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
eBird version 2016:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
eBird version 2017:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
eBird version 2018:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
eBird version 2019:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
eBird version 2021:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Magnificent Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Magnificent Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
White-eared Night-heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Nycticorax magnificus)
Oriental Bird Club:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Nycticorax magnificus
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Oroanassa magnifica
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Nycticorax magnificus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
White-eared Night-Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Gorsachius magnificus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Gorsachius magnificus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Azerbaijani: Haynan qarıldağı
Bulgarian: Белобуза нощна чапла
Bengali: ধরাকান চনচ঱ফক
Bengali (transliteration): dhalākāna niśibaka*
Catalan: Martinet de nit magnífic
Czech: kvakoš pestrý, Kvakoš vznešený
Danish: Hvidøret Nathejre
German: Hainan Reiher, Hainanreiher
English: Chinese night heron, Hainan Night Heron, Hainan Night-Heron, Magnificent Night Heron, Magnificent Night-Heron, White eared Night Heron, White-eared Night Heron, White-eared Night-Heron
English, HBW: White-eared Night-heron
English (IOC): White-eared Night Heron
English (United States): White-eared Night-Heron
Esperanto: Blankorela noktardeo
Spanish: Garza Nocturna Magnífica, Martinete Magnífico
Spanish (Spain): Martinete Magnífico
Spanish (HBW): White-eared Night-Heron
Estonian: bambuse-ööhaigur
Finnish: Kiinanhämyhaikara
French: Bihoreau de Chine, Bihoreau de Hainan, Bihoreau superbe
Croatian: hainanski gak
Hungarian: hainani bakcsó
Italian: di Hainan, Nitticora guancebianche, Nitticora magnifica
Japanese (romaji): hainan mizo-goi, hainanmizogoi
Japanese: ハイナンミゾゴイ
Japanese (Kanji): 海南溝五位
Kirghiz: Хайнань түнчү кытаны
Scientific: Gorsachius magnificus, Nycticorax magnificus, Oroanassa magnifica
Lithuanian: Karališkasis baublys
Dutch: Hainankwak
Norwegian Nynorsk: Praktdverghegre
Norwegian: Praktdverghegre
Polish: slepowron wspanialy, ślepowron wspaniały
Pinyin: hǎinán yán, hǎinán yè-yán
Portuguese: Savacu-magnífico
Portuguese (Portugal): garça-nocturna-magnífica
Russian: Белоухая кваква, Хайнаньская кваква
Slovak: chavkoš vznešený, volavka vznešená
Serbian: Belouhi gak
Swedish: Praktnatthäger
Turkish: Sürmeli Gece Balıkçılı
Ukrainian: Квак білошиїй
Vietnamese: Chim Vạc hoa, Vạc hoa
Chinese: 海南, 海南千干鸟, 海南夜, 海南夜鳽, 海南虎斑鳽, 海南行鸟, 海南鳽
Chinese (Traditional): 海南夜鳽, 海南虎斑鳽, 海南鳽

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