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Varied Honeyeater

Gavicalis versicolor (Gould, 1843)

The Varied Honeyeater (Lichenostomus versicolor) is a species of bird in the Meliphagidae family. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
  Gavicalis

Scientific:
  Gavicalis versicolor

Citation:
  (Gould, 1843)

Reference:
  PZS(1842) Pt10 no.117 p.136

Protonym:
  Ptilotis versicolor

Avibase ID:
  3C570F2E34611F85

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3C570F2E

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560804

Geographic range:

  • Gavicalis versicolor versicolor: Coastal s New Guinea, Torres Strait islands and ne Queensland
  • Gavicalis versicolor sonoroides: NW New Guinea (Vogelkop Peninsula) and w Papuan islands
  • Gavicalis versicolor vulgaris: Coastal n New Guinea, Yapen I. and Fergusson I.
  • Gavicalis versicolor intermedius: Samarai, Doini and Killerton islands (off e New Guinea)
English:
Varied Honeyeater
Czech:
medosavka mnohobarvá
German:
Pirolhonigfresser
Danish:
Spraglet Honningæder
Spanish:
Mielero Versicolor
Finnish:
mangrovelaulumesikko
French:
Méliphage versicolore
Italian:
Succiamiele vario
Japanese:
tatefumitsusui
Japanese:
タテフミツスイ
Dutch:
Wielewaalhoningeter
Norwegian:
Kysthonningeter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kysthonningetar
Polish:
miodojad zmienny
Russian:
Иволговый медосос
Slovak:
medárik pestrý
Swedish:
spräcklig honungsfågel
Ukrainian:
Медник різнобарвний
Chinese:
杂色吸蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Méliphage versicolore ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Méliphage versicolore ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Varied Honeyeater ( Meliphaga versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Varied Honeyeater ( Meliphaga versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Varied Honeyeater ( Meliphaga versicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Varied Honeyeater ( Meliphaga versicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Varied Honeyeater ( Gavicalis versicolor) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Varied Honeyeater ( Meliphaga versicolor) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Meliphaga versicolor [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Meliphaga versicolor [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Meliphaga versicolor [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Varied Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus versicolor) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lichenostomus versicolor [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lichenostomus versicolor [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: menjamel versicolor
Czech: Medosavka mnohobarvá
Danish: Spraglet Honningæder
German: Pirolhonigfresser, Pirol-Honigfresser
English: Varied Honeyeater
English (IOC): Varied Honeyeater
Spanish: Melífago Variado, Mielero Versicolor
Spanish (Spain): Mielero Versicolor
Spanish (HBW): Varied Honeyeater
Finnish: Mangrovelaulumesikko
French: Méliphage versicolore
Hungarian: sokszínű mézevő
Indonesian: Burung madu, Isapmadu Kepodang, Isap-madu kepodang
Italian: Mangiamiele variabile, Succiamiele vario
Japanese: tatefumitsusui
Japanese: タテフミツスイ
Scientific: Gavicalis versicolor, Lichenostomus versicolor, Lichenostomus versicolor versicolor, Meliphaga versicolor, Ptilotis versicolor
Lithuanian: Geltonkrūtis medčiulpys
Dutch: Wielewaalhoningeter, Wielewaal-honingeter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kysthonningetar
Norwegian: Kysthonningeter
Polish: miodojad zmienny, złotouch zmienny
Russian: Иволговый медосос
Slovak: medárik pestrý
Serbian: Raznobojni medojed
Swedish: Spräcklig honungsfågel
Ukrainian: Медник різнобарвний
Chinese: 杂色吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 善變吸蜜鳥

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