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Congo Peafowl

Afropavo congensis Chapin, JP 1936

The Congo peafowl, also known as the African peafowl or mbulu by the Bakôngo, is a species of peafowl native to the Congo Basin. It is one of three peafowl species and the only member of the subfamily Pavoninae native to Africa. It is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
   Afropavo
Scientific:
  Afropavo congensis


Original description

Citation:
  Chapin, JP 1936

Reference:
   Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 29 p.2

Protonym:
  Afropavo congensis


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  E9125492E257513A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-E9125492

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E9125492


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 553890


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Afropavo congensis: local in humid forests of central Democratic Republic of the Congo
English:
Congo Peafowl
Catalan:
Paó del Congo
Czech:
páv konžský
Danish:
Congopåfugl
German:
Kongopfau
Spanish:
Pavo real del Congo
Spanish (Spain):
Pavo Real del Congo
Finnish:
kongonriikinkukko
French:
Paon du Congo
Croatian:
kratkorepi paun
Hungarian:
kongói páva
Icelandic:
Kóngópáfugl
Italian:
Pavone del Congo
Japanese (romaji):
kongokujaku
Japanese:
コンゴクジャク
Lithuanian:
Konginis povas
Dutch:
Congopauw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kongopåfugl
Norwegian:
Kongopåfugl
Polish:
paw kongijski
Portuguese:
Pavão-congolês
Russian:
Конголезский павлин
Slovak:
páv pralesný
Serbian:
Afrički paun
Swedish:
kongopåfågel
Ukrainian:
Павич африканський
Chinese:
刚果孔雀
Chinese (Traditional):
剛果孔雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Congo Peacock ( Afropavo congensis)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Congo Peacock ( Afropavo congensis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Congo Peacock ( Afropavo congensis)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Congo Peacock ( Afropavo congensis)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Congo Peacock ( Afropavo congensis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Congo Peacock ( Afropavo congensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
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):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Paon du Congo ( Afropavo congensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Paon du Congo ( Afropavo congensis)
Clements 1st edition:
African Peacock ( Afropavo congensis)
Clements, version 2021:
Congo Peacock ( Afropavo congensis)
Clements 3rd edition:
Congo Peacock ( Afropavo congensis)
Clements 4th edition:
Congo Peacock ( Afropavo congensis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Congo Peacock ( Afropavo congensis)
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 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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eBird version 2021:
Congo Peacock ( Afropavo congensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
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):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Congo Peacock ( Afropavo congensis)
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 2.5:
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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 3.5:
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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 6.1:
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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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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Congo Peacock ( Afropavo congensis)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Congo Peafowl ( Afropavo congensis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Afropavo congensis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Afropavo congensis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Bengali: কমঙ্খা ভয়ূয
Bengali (transliteration): kaṅgō maẏūra
Catalan: Paó del Congo
Czech: Páv konžský
Danish: Congopåfugl
German: Kongopfau
English: African Peacock, African Peafowl, Congo Peacock, Congo Peafowl, Peafowl
English, HBW: Congo Peafowl
English (IOC): Congo Peafowl
English (United States): Congo Peacock
Esperanto: Konga pavo
Spanish: Pavo del Congo, Pavo real del Congo, Pavo-real del Congo
Spanish (Spain): Pavo Real del Congo
Spanish (HBW): Congo Peacock
Estonian: kongo paabulind
Finnish: Afrikanriikinkukko, kongonriikinkukko
French: Paon africain, Paon de Congo, Paon du Congo
Croatian: kratkorepi paun
Hungarian: kongói páva
Icelandic: Kóngópáfugl
Italian: Pavone del Congo
Japanese (romaji): kongokujaku
Japanese: コンゴクジャク
Scientific: Afropavo congensis
Lithuanian: Konginis povas
Dutch: Congopauw, Kongopauw, Kongo-pauw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kongopåfugl
Norwegian: Kongopåfugl
Polish: paw kongijski
Portuguese: Pavão-congolês
Portuguese (Portugal): pavão-congolês
Russian: Африканский павлин, Конголезский Павлин
Slovak: páv pralesný
Serbian: Afrički paun
Swedish: Kongopåfågel
Turkish: Kongo tavuskuşu
Ukrainian: Павич африканський
Chinese: 刚果孔雀
Chinese (Traditional): 剛果孔雀

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