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White-breasted Guineafowl

Agelastes meleagrides Bonaparte, 1850

The White-breasted Guineafowl, Agelastes meleagrides is a medium-sized, up to 45cm long, terrestrial bird of the guineafowl family. It has a black plumage with a small, bare red head, white breast, long black tail, greenish brown bill and greyish feet. The sexes are similar, although the female is slightly smaller than the male. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Numididae
Genus:
  Agelastes

Scientific:
  Agelastes meleagrides

Citation:
  Bonaparte, 1850

Reference:
  PZS(1849) Pt17 no.199 p.145

Protonym:
  Agelastes meleagrides

Avibase ID:
  E0EE1B896C2D6531

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E0EE1B89

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176123


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Geographic range:

  • Agelastes meleagrides: SE Sierra Leone to Ivory Coast and w Ghana
English:
White-breasted Guineafowl
Czech:
perlička červenohlavá
German:
Weißbrust-Perlhuhn
Danish:
Hvidbrystet Kalkunhøne
Spanish:
Pintada Pechiblanca
Finnish:
liberianhelmikana
French:
Pintade à poitrine blanche
Italian:
Faraona pettobianco
Japanese:
munajirohorohorochou
Japanese:
ムナジロホロホロチョウ
Dutch:
Kalkoenparelhoen
Norwegian:
Hvitbrystperlehøne
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitbrystperlehøne
Polish:
pantarka bialoszyja
Portuguese:
Pintada-de-peito-branco
Russian:
Белобрюхая тёмная цесарка
Slovak:
perlička červenohlavá
Swedish:
kalkonpärlhöna
Ukrainian:
Цесарка біловола
Chinese:
白胸珠鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
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:
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
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 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):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
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):
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pintade à poitrine blanche ( Agelastes meleagrides)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pintade à poitrine blanche ( Agelastes meleagrides)
Clements 1st edition:
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
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. 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):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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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:
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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 1.52:
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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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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
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):
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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):
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
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):
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
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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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:
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
James Lee Peters:
Agelastes meleagrides
James Lee Peters (original):
Agelastes meleagrides
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Agelastes meleagrides
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
White-breasted Guineafowl ( Agelastes meleagrides)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Agelastes meleagrides
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Agelastes meleagrides

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Pintada de pit blanc
Czech: Perlicka cervenohlavá, perlička červenohlavá
Danish: Hvidbrystet Kalkunhøne
German: Weissbrustperlhuhn, Weißbrust-Perlhuhn, Weissbrustwaldperlhuhn
English: Turkey-like Guineafowl, White breasted Guineafowl, White-breasted Guineafowl
English (IOC): White-breasted Guineafowl
Spanish: Guineo de Pecho Blanco, Pintada Pechiblanca
Spanish (Spain): Pintada Pechiblanca
Spanish (HBW): White-breasted Guineafowl
Estonian: kiilas-pärlkana
Finnish: Liberianhelmikana
French: Pintade à poitrine blanche
Hungarian: fehérmellű gyöngytyúk
Italian: Agelaste, Faraona pettobianco
Japanese: munajirohorohorochou
Japanese: ムナジロホロホロチョウ
Scientific: Agelastes meleagrides
Lithuanian: Baltakrūtė patarška
Dutch: Kalkoenparelhoen
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvitbrystperlehøne
Norwegian: Hvitbrystperlehøne
Polish: pantarka bialoszyja, pantarka białoszyja
Portuguese: Pintada-de-peito-branco
Russian: белобрюхая тёмная цесарка, Белогрудая тёмная цесарка, Белогрудая Цесарка
Slovak: perlička červenohlavá
Serbian: Belogruda biserka
Swedish: Kalkonpärlhöna
Turkish: Ak Yakalı Beçtavuğu
Ukrainian: Цесарка біловола
Chinese: 白胸珠鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 白胸珠雞

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