Pale-legged Hornero / Furnarius leucopus

Pale-legged Hornero / Furnarius leucopus

Pale-legged Hornero

SCI Name:  Furnarius leucopus
Protonym:  Furnarius leucopus Anim.Menag. p.325 fig.67a no.133
Category:  Passeriformes / Furnariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  palhor2
Type Locality:  Guiana i.e. British Guiana.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1838
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

FURNARIUS
(Furnariidae; Ϯ Rufous Hornero F. rufus) L. furnarius  baker  < furnus  oven. The birds in this genus were formerly and generally given the name ‘ovenbird,’ with reference to the distinctive oven-shaped nest of the Rufous Hornero (cf. Spanish hornero  baker); "164. FOURNIER, Furnarius.  Merops, Linn. Gm. Lath.  Bec plus court que la tête, aussi haut que large, comprimé latéralement, peu arqué, entier, pointu. — Langue médiocre, étroite, usée à la pointe. — Ailes foibles.   Esp. Fournillier, Buff." (Vieillot 1816); "Furnarius Vieillot, Analyse, 1816, p. 47. Type, by monotypy, "Fournillier" Buffon = Merops rufus Gmelin." (Peters, 1951, VII, p. 69).
Synon. Figulus, Ipnodomus, Opetiorynchos.

leucopus
Gr. λευκοπους leukopous, λευκοποδος leukopodos  white-footed < λευκος leukos  white; πους pous, ποδος podos  foot.

SUBSPECIES

Pale-legged Hornero (Caribbean)
SCI Name: Furnarius leucopus longirostris/endoecus
FURNARIUS
(Furnariidae; Ϯ Rufous Hornero F. rufus) L. furnarius  baker  < furnus  oven. The birds in this genus were formerly and generally given the name ‘ovenbird,’ with reference to the distinctive oven-shaped nest of the Rufous Hornero (cf. Spanish hornero  baker); "164. FOURNIER, Furnarius.  Merops, Linn. Gm. Lath.  Bec plus court que la tête, aussi haut que large, comprimé latéralement, peu arqué, entier, pointu. — Langue médiocre, étroite, usée à la pointe. — Ailes foibles.   Esp. Fournillier, Buff." (Vieillot 1816); "Furnarius Vieillot, Analyse, 1816, p. 47. Type, by monotypy, "Fournillier" Buffon = Merops rufus Gmelin." (Peters, 1951, VII, p. 69).
Synon. Figulus, Ipnodomus, Opetiorynchos.

Pale-legged Hornero (Pale-legged)
SCI Name: Furnarius leucopus [leucopus Group]
FURNARIUS
(Furnariidae; Ϯ Rufous Hornero F. rufus) L. furnarius  baker  < furnus  oven. The birds in this genus were formerly and generally given the name ‘ovenbird,’ with reference to the distinctive oven-shaped nest of the Rufous Hornero (cf. Spanish hornero  baker); "164. FOURNIER, Furnarius.  Merops, Linn. Gm. Lath.  Bec plus court que la tête, aussi haut que large, comprimé latéralement, peu arqué, entier, pointu. — Langue médiocre, étroite, usée à la pointe. — Ailes foibles.   Esp. Fournillier, Buff." (Vieillot 1816); "Furnarius Vieillot, Analyse, 1816, p. 47. Type, by monotypy, "Fournillier" Buffon = Merops rufus Gmelin." (Peters, 1951, VII, p. 69).
Synon. Figulus, Ipnodomus, Opetiorynchos.

Pale-legged Hornero (Pacific)
SCI Name: Furnarius leucopus cinnamomeus
cinnamomeum / cinnamomeus
Mod. L. cinnamomeus  cinnamon-coloured, cinnamomeous  < L. cinnamomum or cinnamum  cinnamon  < Gr. κινναμωμον kinnamōmon or κινναμον kinnamon  cinnamon.
● ex “Cinnamon Fly-catcher” of Latham 1783 (Attila).
● ex “Pic jaune tacheté de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 524, “Pic mordoré” of de Buffon 1770-17783, and “Ferruginous Woodpecker” of Latham 1782, and Pennant 1785 (syn. Celeus elegans).
● ex “Cinnamon Creeper” of Latham 1782 (Certhiaxis).
● ex “Cinnamon Heron” of Latham 1785 (Ixobrychus).