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Northern Carmine Bee-eater
Merops nubicus Gmelin, JF, 1788
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Meropidae
Genus:
  Merops

Scientific:
  Merops nubicus

Citation:
  Gmelin, JF, 1788

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.464

Protonym:
  Merops nubicus

Avibase ID:
  2125426A394A461F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2125426A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554664

Geographic range:

  • Merops nubicus: Savanna and grasslands of sub-Saharan Africa
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Northern Carmine Bee-eater
Czech:
  vlha núbijská
German:
  Karminspint
Danish:
  Bee-eater Karminbiæder
Spanish:
  Abejaruco carmesí norteño
Finnish:
  punamehiläissyöjä
French:
  Guêpier écarlate
Italian:
  Gruccione carminio settentrionale
Japanese:
  kitabenihachikui
Japanese:
  キタベニハチクイ
Dutch:
  Noordelijke Karmijnrode Bijeneter
Norwegian:
  Karminbieter
Polish:
  żołna szkarłatna
Portuguese:
  Abelharuco-núbio
Russian:
  Нубийская щурка
Slovak:
  včelárik červený
Swedish:
  nordlig karminbiätare
Chinese:
  红蜂虎


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Guêpier écarlate ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Merops nubicus nubicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Merops nubicus nubicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Merops nubicus nubicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Merops nubicus nubicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Merops nubicus nubicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Merops nubicus nubicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Merops nubicus nubicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Merops nubicus nubicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Merops nubicus nubicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Merops nubicus nubicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Merops nubicus nubicus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Merops nubicus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Merops nubicus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Merops nubicus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Northern Carmine Bee-eater ( Merops nubicus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Merops nubicus nubicus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Merops nubicus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Merops [nubicus or nubicoides] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Rooiborsbyvreter
Catalan: Abellerol escarlata, Abellerol escarlata septentrional
Czech: Vlha nubická, vlha núbijská
Danish: Bee-eater Karminbiæder, Karminbiæder
German: Karminspint, Nordische Karminspint, Scharlachspint
English: Carmine Bee Eater, Carmine Bee-eater, Little Bee-eater, Northern Carmine Bee eater, Northern Carmine Bee-eater, Nubian Bee-eater, Nubian Carmine Bee-eater
English (Kenya): Northern Carmine Bee-eater
Spanish: Abejaruco Carmesí, Abejaruco carmesí norteño, Abejaruco Carmín
Spanish (Spain): Abejaruco Carmesí Norteño
Estonian: karmiin-mesilasenäpp
Finnish: Punamehiläissyöjä
French: Guêpier écarlate, Guêpier superbe
Hungarian: kármin gyurgyalag
Italian: Gruccione carminio, Gruccione carminio settentrionale
Japanese: benihachikui, kitabenihachikui
Japanese: キタベニハチクイ, ベニハチクイ
Latin: Merops nubicus, Merops nubicus nubicus
Lithuanian: Raudonasis bitininkas
Dutch: Karmijnrode Bijeneter, Noordelijke Karmijnrode Bijeneter
Norwegian: Karminbieter
Polish: zolna szkarlatna, żołna szkarłatna
Portuguese: Abelharuco-núbio
Portuguese (Portugal): Abelharuco-rosado
Russian: Красная щурка, нубийская щурка
Slovak: Včelárik červený
Slovenian: rdeči čebelar
Serbian: Severna karminska pčelarica
Swedish: Nordlig Karminbiätare
Swahili: Kondekonde, Kondekonde Kaskazi
Turkish: Yakut Rengi Arıkuşu
Chinese: 红蜂虎
Chinese (Traditional): 北方洋紅蜂虎

 

         

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