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Black-headed Bee-eater (Merops breweri) (Cassin, 1859)
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Meropidae

Scientific:
  Merops breweri
Citation:
  (Cassin, 1859)

Protonym:
  Meropogon Breweri

Avibase ID:
  4A34E9CEBE1665FC

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554651

Geographic range:

  • Merops breweri: Coastal Gabon and locally along Congo River
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Black-headed Bee-eater
Czech:
  vlha černohlavá
German:
  Schwarzkopfspint
Danish:
  Sorthovedet Biæder
Spanish:
  Abejaruco Cabecinegro
Finnish:
  huppumehiläissyöjä
French:
  Guêpier à tête noire
Italian:
  Gruccione testanera
Japanese:
  zugurohachikui
Japanese:
  ズグロハチクイ
Dutch:
  Zwartkopbijeneter
Norwegian:
  Svarthodebieter
Polish:
  zolna czarnoglowa
Portuguese:
  Abelharuco de cabeca preta
Russian:
  Черноголовая щурка
Slovak:
  včelárik kapucňový
Swedish:
  Svarthuvad biätare
Chinese:
  黑头蜂虎


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Guêpier à tête noire ( Merops breweri)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Guêpier à tête noire ( Merops breweri)
Clements 1st edition:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 4th edition:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 6th edition:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
eBird version 1.50:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
eBird version 1.52:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
eBird version 1.53:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
eBird version 1.54:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Black-headed Bee Eater ( Merops breweri)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Black-headed Bee Eater ( Merops breweri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
James Lee Peters:
    Bombylonax breweri
James Lee Peters (original):
    Bombylonax breweri
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Bombylonax breweri
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Merops breweri

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Czech: Vlha cernohlavá, vlha černohlavá
Danish: Sorthovedet Biæder
German: Schwarzkopfspint
English: Black headed Bee eater, Black-headed Bee Eater, Black-headed Bee-eater
Spanish: Abejaruco Cabecinegro, Abejaruco de Cabeza Negra
Estonian: mustpea-mesilasenäpp
Finnish: Huppumehiläissyöjä
French: Guêpier à tête noire
Hungarian: feketefejű gyurgyalag
Italian: Gruccione testanera
Japanese: zugurohachikui
Japanese: ズグロハチクイ
Latin: Bombylonax breweri, Merops breweri
Dutch: Zwartkopbijeneter
Norwegian: Svarthodebieter
Polish: zolna czarnoglowa, żołna czarnogłowa
Portuguese: Abelharuco de cabeca preta, Abelharuco-de-cabeça-preta
Russian: Черноголовая щурка
Slovak: včelárik kapucňový
Swedish: Svarthuvad biätare
Swahili: Kerem Kichwa-cheusi
Chinese: 黑头蜂虎

 

         

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