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White-eared Night-Heron
Gorsachius magnificus (Ogilvie-Grant, 1899)
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
  Gorsachius

Scientific:
  Gorsachius magnificus

Citation:
  (Ogilvie-Grant, 1899)

Reference:
  Ibis p.586

Protonym:
  Nycticorax magnificus

Avibase ID:
  DED23735522156CD

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
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  White-eared Night-Heron
Czech:
  kvakoš pestrý
German:
  Hainanreiher
Danish:
  Hvidøret Nathejre
Spanish:
  Martinete Magnífico
Finnish:
  kiinanhämyhaikara
French:
  Bihoreau superbe
Italian:
  Nitticora guancebianche
Japanese:
  hainanmizogoi
Japanese:
  ハイナンミゾゴイ
Dutch:
  Hainankwak
Norwegian:
  Praktdverghegre
Polish:
  slepowron wspanialy
Portuguese:
  Savacu-magnífico
Russian:
  Хайнаньская кваква
Slovak:
  chavkoš vznešený
Swedish:
  praktnatthäger
Chinese:
  海南鳽


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)
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)
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 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)
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)
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   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)
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)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   White-eared Night-Heron ( Nycticorax magnificus)
Oriental Bird Club:
   White-eared Night Heron ( Gorsachius magnificus)
James Lee Peters:
    Nycticorax magnificus
James Lee Peters (original):
    Oroanassa magnifica
James Lee Peters (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 2nd edition (1996):
   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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Other synonyms

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
Spanish: Garza Nocturna Magnífica, Martinete Magnífico
Spanish (Spain): Martinete Magnífico
Estonian: bambuse-ööhaigur
Finnish: Kiinanhämyhaikara
French: Bihoreau de Chine, Bihoreau de Hainan, Bihoreau superbe
Hungarian: hainani bakcsó
Italian: di Hainan, Nitticora guancebianche, Nitticora magnifica
Japanese: hainan mizo-goi, hainanmizogoi
Japanese: ハイナンミゾゴイ
Japanese (Kanji): 海南溝五位
Latin: Gorsachius magnificus, Nycticorax magnificus, Oroanassa magnifica
Lithuanian: Karališkasis baublys
Dutch: Hainankwak
Norwegian: Praktdverghegre
Polish: slepowron wspanialy, ślepowron wspaniały
Pinyin: hǎinán yán, hǎinán yè-yán
Portuguese: Savacu-magnífico
Russian: 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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