Pale-winged Trumpeter

Pale-winged Trumpeter / Psophia leucoptera

Pale-winged Trumpeter

Here the details of the Pale-winged Trumpeter named bird below:

SCI Name:  Psophia leucoptera
Protonym:  Psophia leucoptera Av.Sp.Nov.Brasil. 2 p.67 pl.84
Taxonomy:  Gruiformes / Psophiidae /
Taxonomy Code:  pawtru2
Type Locality:  Rio Negro. Error = left bank of Rio Madeira, Brazil, substituted by Hellmayr, Nov. ZooL, 17, 1910, p. 422.
Publish Year:  1825
IUCN Status:  


(Psophiidae; Ϯ Grey-winged Trumpeter P. crepitans) Gr. ψοφος psophos  noise, any inarticulate sound; "makes a strong noise with its mouth, which it answers by a different noise from its belly, as if it came from the anus" (Pennant 1773) (see Agami); "84. PSOPHIA.  Rostrum cylindrico-conicum, convexum, acutiusculum, mandibula superiore longiore.  Nares ovatæ patulæ.    crepitans. 1.  PSOPHIA.  ...  Habitat in America meridionali. Rostro mussitans respondet per anum." (Linnaeus 1758); "Psophia Linné, Syst. Nat., ed. 10, 1, 1758, p. 154. Type, by monotypy, Psophia crepitans Linné." (Peters 1934, II, 155).  Linnaeus's Psophia comprised only one species.
Var. Psophea, Psopha, Psofia, Phosphia.
Synon. Agami.

Genus Psophia Linnaeus, 1758, trumpeter.

Gr. λευκοπτερος leukopteros  white-winged  < λευκος leukos  white; -πτερος -pteros  -winged  < πτερον pteron  wing.
● ex “Crabier de Malac” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 911, and “Crabier blanc et brun” of de Buffon 1770-1786 (syn. Ardeola speciosa).
● ex “Oie des îles Malouines” of de Buffon 1770-1783, “White-winged Antarctic Goose” of Brown 1776, and “Bustard Goose” of Latham 1785 (syn. Chloephaga picta).
● ex “Focha” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 447 (Fulica).
● ex “White-winged Crossbill” of Latham 1783 (Loxia).
● ex “White-winged Sandpiper” of Latham 1785 (‡Prosobonia).
● ex “Pico triqueño” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 123 (Sporophila).
● ex “Hirondelle à ventre blanc de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 546, fig. 2 (syn. Tachycineta albiventer).
● ex “Turtur indicus fuscus. Brown Indian Dove” of Edwards 1751, and “Columba subfusca media” of Browne 1756 (syn. Zenaida asiatica).