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Yellow-crowned Night-heron
Nyctanassa violacea (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Pelecaniformes »  family Ardeidae - herons and bitterns »  genus Nyctanassa

Scientific synonyms

Nycticorax violaceus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other names

= Yellow-crowned Night Heron

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Nyctanassa violacea bancrofti Huey, 1927
subspecies Nyctanassa violacea calignis Wetmore, 1946
subspecies Nyctanassa violacea cayennensis (Gmelin, 1789)
subspecies Nyctanassa violacea gravirostris van Rossem, 1943
subspecies Nyctanassa violacea pauper (P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1870)
subspecies Nyctanassa violacea violacea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Nyctanassa violacea]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 5.1 [3741]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Nyctanassa violacea (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBa...], American Ornithologists' Union [as Nyctanassa violacea]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Nyctanassa violacea (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [22697203]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Nyctanassa violacea (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Nycticorax violaceus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [http://www.aerc.eu/tac.html] [as Nycticorax violaceus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementsche...], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Nyctanassa violacea]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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