PYRRHOCORAX

(Corvidae; Ϯ Red-billed Chough P. pyrrhocorax) Specific name Upupa pyrrhocorax Linnaeus, 1758; "Pyrrhocorax.  Coracias.  Cornish Chough or Daw.  le Coracias ou Choucas rouge" (Tunstall 1771 (1880 repr.)); "Pyrrhocorax Tunstall, 1771, Orn. Brit., p. 2. Type, by monotypy, "Cornish Chough," i.e., Upupa pyrrhocorax Linnaeus." (Vaurie in Peters 1962, XV, 258).   
Synon. Coracia, Cornix, Cravus, Fregilus, Graculus, Hellmayria, Monedula.
● (artefact) ex “Sicrin” of Levaillant 1801, pl. 82.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 24 January 2019).