White-bellied Go-away-bird

White-bellied Go-away-bird / Corythaixoides leucogaster

White-bellied Go-away-bird

Here the details of the White-bellied Go-away-bird named bird below:

SCI Name:  Corythaixoides leucogaster
Protonym:  Chizaerhis leucogaster Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt10 no.108 p.9
Taxonomy:  Musophagiformes / Musophagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  wbgbir1
Type Locality:  Southern provinces of Ethiopia.
Publish Year:  1842
IUCN Status:  


(Musophagidae; Grey Go-away-bird C. concolor) Genus Corythaix Illiger, 1811, turaco; Gr. -οιδης -oidēs  resembling; the Grey Go-away-bird is a familiar bird of the southern Afrotropics, well-known for its loud, nasal cries, ‘g’WAY g’WAY’; "Corythaix concolor.   ...   Inhabits South Africa, inland of Port Natal.  It was remarked that this bird differed in several points, particularly in the form of the bill, from the typical species of the genus, and that it might hereafter require to be made the type of a new division, under the name of Corythaixoides." (A. Smith 1833); "Corythaixoides A. Smith, S. Afr. Quart. Journ. 2nd ser. p. 48, 1833.  Type by original designation, Corythaix concolor Smith." (W. Sclater, 1924, Syst. Av. Aethiop., I, p. 196).
Synon. Coliphimus, Gymnoschizorhis.

leucogaster / leucogastra / leucogastris
Gr. λευκος leukos  white; γαστηρ gastēr, γαστρος gastros  belly.
● ex “Guainumbi sp. 1” of Marcgrave 1648, “Mellisuga cayanensis ventre albo” of Brisson 1760, “Oiseau-mouche à cravate dorée de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 672, fig. 3, “Cravate-dorée” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Gold-throated Humming-bird” of Latham 1782 (Agyrtria).
● (Boddaert 1783) ex “Merle violet à ventre blanc de Juida” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 648, fig. 1, and de Buffon 1770-1785 (Cinnyricinclus).
● (J. Gmelin 1789) ex “Merle violet à ventre blanc de Juida” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 648, fig. 1, and “Whidah Thrush” of Latham 1783 (syn. Cinnyricinclus leucogaster).
● ex “Drongri à Ventre Blanc” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 171 (syn. Dicrurus leucophaeus).
● ex "Héron bleuâtre à ventre blanc de Cayenne" of d'Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 350, and "Demi-Aigrette" of de Buffon 1770-1786 (syn. Egretta tricolor).
● ex "Jacamar à Ventre Blanc" of Levaillant 1807 (Galbula).
● ex “White-bellied Eagle” of Latham 1781 (Haliaeetus).
● ex “Malkoha” of Levaillant 1807, pl. 224 (syn. Phaenicophaeus pyrrhocephalus).
● ex “Geai à ventre jaune de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 249 (syn. Pitangus sulphuratus).
● ex “Fou de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 973 (Sula).