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Pelargopsis capensis  (Linnaeus, 1766)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 554581

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Stork-billed Kingfisher [English]
    Alción picocigüeña [Spanish]
    Martin-chasseur gurial [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCoraciiformes  – Motmots, Bee-eaters, Todies, Kingfishers, Rollers, martins-pêcheurs  
                            FamilyAlcedinidae  – Kingfishers  
                                  GenusPelargopsis Gloger, 1841  
                                     SpeciesPelargopsis capensis (Linnaeus, 1766) – Stork-billed Kingfisher, Alción picocigüeña, Martin-chasseur gurial  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Pelargopsis capensis burmanica Sharpe, 1870  
                                        Subspecies Pelargopsis capensis capensis (Linnaeus, 1766)  
                                        Subspecies Pelargopsis capensis cyanopteryx (Oberholser, 1909)  
                                        Subspecies Pelargopsis capensis floresiana Sharpe, 1870  
                                        Subspecies Pelargopsis capensis gigantea Walden, 1874  
                                        Subspecies Pelargopsis capensis gouldi Sharpe, 1870  
                                        Subspecies Pelargopsis capensis innominata (van Oort, 1910)  
                                        Subspecies Pelargopsis capensis intermedia Hume, 1874  
                                        Subspecies Pelargopsis capensis javana (Boddaert, 1783)  
                                        Subspecies Pelargopsis capensis malaccensis Sharpe, 1870  
                                        Subspecies Pelargopsis capensis osmastoni (E. C. S. Baker, 1934)  
                                        Subspecies Pelargopsis capensis simalurensis Richmond, 1903  
                                        Subspecies Pelargopsis capensis sodalis Richmond, 1903  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Pelargopsis capensis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: eBird/Clements Checklist (2021), database (version 2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from   
  Reference for: Pelargopsis capensis   
  Source: HBW and BirdLife Int. v.5 (2020), database (version 5)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: HBW and BirdLife International (2020) Handbook of the Birds of the World and BirdLife International digital checklist of the birds of the world. Version 5. Available at:   
  Reference for: Pelargopsis capensis   
  Source: IOC World Bird List (version 12.1), website (version 12.1)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Gill, F., D. Donsker, and P. Rasmussen, eds. 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.1. Available at [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Pelargopsis capensis, Stork-billed Kingfisher [English], Martin-chasseur gurial [French], Alción picocigüeña [Spanish]   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2005.11.05, website (version 05-Nov-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Zoonomen Nomenclatural data maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Pelargopsis capensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, E. C., and J. V. Remsen Jr., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 4th Edition, Vol. 1 Non-passerines   
  Page(s): l + 461   
  Publisher: Aves Press   
  Publication Place: Eastbourne, UK   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780956861108   
  Reference for: Pelargopsis capensis, Stork-billed Kingfisher [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Pelargopsis capensis, Stork-billed Kingfisher [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  






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