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Gray or Grey-headed Whistler

Pachycephala [simplex or griseiceps] (= Pachycephala simplex) Gould, J 1843

The grey whistler or brown whistler, is a species of bird in the family Pachycephalidae. It is found in northern Australia and New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical mangrove forest. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pachycephalidae
Genus:
   Pachycephala
Scientific:
  Pachycephala simplex


Original description

Citation:
  Gould, J 1843

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London (1842), Part 1, 0 no.117 p. 135

Protonym:
  Pachycephala simplex

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/96442#page/287/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  409B6E6A64F4CEAA

Avibase ID:
  avibase-409B6E6A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/409B6E6A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 561780

Geographic range:

  • Pachycephala griseiceps [griseiceps]: New Guinea: northwestern Islands, Aru Islands, Bird's Head and Bird's Neck to southern lowlands, Trans-Fly, and southern Southeastern Peninsula east to Port Moresby
  • Pachycephala griseiceps rufipennis: Kai Islands (Kai Kecil and Kai Besar)
  • Pachycephala griseiceps jobiensis: N New Guinea and Yapen I.
  • Pachycephala griseiceps miosnomensis: Meos Num I. (New Guinea)
  • Pachycephala griseiceps sudestensis: Tagula I. (Louisiade Archipelago)
  • Pachycephala griseiceps peninsulae: NE Queensland s to Rockingham Bay; Hinchinbrook I.
  • Pachycephala simplex simplex: n Northern Territory, Melville I., and Groote Eylandt
  • Pachycephala simplex brunnescens: SE New Guinea and D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago
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English:
Gray or Grey-headed Whistler
French:
Siffleur sobre ou S. à tête grise


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Gray or Grey-headed Whistler ( Pachycephala [simplex or griseiceps])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Gray or Grey-headed Whistler ( Pachycephala [simplex or griseiceps])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Gray or Grey-headed Whistler ( Pachycephala [simplex or griseiceps])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Gray or Grey-headed Whistler ( Pachycephala [simplex or griseiceps])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Gray or Grey-headed Whistler ( Pachycephala [simplex or griseiceps])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Grey Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Grey Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Grey Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Grey Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Siffleur sobre ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Gray Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Gray Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Brown Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Gray Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Grey Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Grey Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Grey Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Grey Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Grey Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Grey Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Grey Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Gray Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Grey Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Pachycephala simplex [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Pachycephala simplex [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Pachycephala simplex [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Grey Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Grey Whistler ( Pachycephala simplex) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pachycephala simplex [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: xiuladora pàl·lida
Czech: Pištec šedý, pištec severoaustralský
Danish: Brun Fløjter
German: Graudickkopf, Weißbauch-Dickkopf
English: Brown Whistler, Gray or Grey-headed Whistler, Gray Whistler, Grey Whistler
English, HBW: Brown/Grey Whistler
English (IOC): Grey Whistler
English (New Zealand): Grey/Grey-headed Whistler
English (United States): Gray Whistler
Spanish: Chiflador Girs, Silbador Simple
Spanish (Spain): Silbador Simple
Spanish (HBW): Gray Whistler
Finnish: Harmaaviheltäjä
French: Siffleur sobre, Siffleur sobre ou S. à tête grise
Croatian: sivoglava zviždavka
Hungarian: északi légyvadász
Indonesian: Kancilan Kelabu
Italian: Zufolatore grigio, Zufolatore testagrigia
Japanese (romaji): chairomozuhitaki
Japanese: チャイロモズヒタキ
Scientific: Microeca brunneicauda, Pachycephala [simplex or griseiceps], Pachycephala simplex, Pachycephala simplex simplex
Lithuanian: Rudasis švilpikas
Dutch: Grauwe Fluiter, Grijskop-fluiter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Brunplystrar
Norwegian: Brunplystrer
Polish: fletówka brazowa, fletówka brązowa, fletówka szara
Portuguese: assobiadeira-sóbria
Portuguese (Portugal): sibilante-cinzento
Russian: Бурый свистун, Серый свистун
Slovak: hlaváčik popolavý
Serbian: Sivi zviždač
Swedish: Gråvisslare
Turkish: Gri Islıkçı, Gri ıslıkçı
Ukrainian: Свистун бурий
Chinese: 灰啸鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 褐嘯鶲

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