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Blue-throated Bee-eater

Merops viridis Linnaeus, 1758

The Blue-throated Bee-eater (Merops viridis) is a species of bird in the Meropidae family. It is found in Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Meropidae
Genus:
  Merops

Scientific:
  Merops viridis

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.117

Protonym:
  Merops viridis

Avibase ID:
  457420DAF2656775

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/457420DA

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554656

Geographic range:

  • Merops viridis: S China, Thailand and Indochina to Sumatra, Borneo and Java
English:
Blue-throated Bee-eater
Czech:
vlha malajská
German:
Malaienspint
Danish:
Brunnakket Biæder
Spanish:
Abejaruco gorjiazul
Finnish:
indonesianmehiläissyöjä
French:
Guêpier à gorge bleue
Italian:
Gruccione golazzurra
Japanese:
rurinodohachikui
Japanese:
ルリノドハチクイ
Dutch:
Maleise Bijeneter
Norwegian:
Jadebieter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Jadebietar
Polish:
zolna modrogardla
Portuguese:
Abelharuco-de-garganta-azul
Russian:
Малайская щурка
Slovak:
včelárik modrohrdlý
Swedish:
Blåstrupig biätare
Ukrainian:
Бджолоїдка синьогорла
Chinese:
蓝喉蜂虎


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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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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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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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 1.54:
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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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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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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):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
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 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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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 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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James Lee Peters (original):
Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Merops viridis viridis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Catalan: Abellerol golablau
Czech: vlha malajská
Danish: Brunnakket Biæder
German: Malaienspint
English: Blue-throated Bee-eater, Blue-throated Bee-eater (nominate), Chestnut-headed Bee eater
English (IOC): Blue-throated Bee-eater (Blue-throated)
English (Philippines): Indochinese Blue-throated Bee-eater
Spanish: Abejaruco de Garganta Azul, Abejaruco gorjiazul
Spanish (Spain): Abejaruco Gorjiazul
Spanish (HBW): Blue-throated Bee-eater
Estonian: lasuurkurk-mesilasenäpp
Finnish: indonesianmehiläissyöjä
French: Guêpier à gorge bleue, Guêpier à gorge bleue (nominal), Guêpier à gorge bleue (nominale), Guêpier à gorge bleue (race nominale)
Hungarian: kéktorkú gyurgyalag
Indonesian: Burung Kirik-kirik Biru, Kirikkirik Biru, Kirik-kirik Biru
Italian: Gruccione golazzurra, Gruccione testacastana orientale
Japanese: ruri-nodo hachi-kui, rurinodohachikui
Japanese: ルリノドハチクイ
Japanese (Kanji): 琉璃喉蜂喰, 瑠璃喉蜂喰
Scientific: Merops viridis, Merops viridis viridis
Lithuanian: Mėlynkaklis bitininkas
Malayalam: നീലകണ്ഠൻ വേലിത്തത്ത
Malay: Burung Beberek Leher Biru, Burung Berek-berek Pirus, Burung Berek-berek Tadah Hujan
Dutch: Maleise Bijeneter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Jadebietar
Norwegian: Jadebieter
Polish: zolna modrogardla
Pinyin: lán-hóu fēng-hǔ, lì-tóu fēng-hǔ, shí-fēng-niǎo
Portuguese: Abelharuco-de-garganta-azul
Russian: Малайская щурка
Slovak: včelárik modrohrdlý
Slovenian: malajski čebelar
Serbian: Plavogrla pčelarica
Swedish: Blåstrupig biätare, blåstrupig biätare (viridis)
Thai: นกคับคาคอสีฟ้า, นกจาบคาคอสีฟ้า
Thai (Transliteration): nók càap-kʰaa kʰoaa-sĭi-fáa, nók kʰáp-kʰaa kʰoaa-sĭi-fáa
Ukrainian: Бджолоїдка синьогорла
Vietnamese: Chim Trảu họng xanh, Trảu họng xanh
Chinese: 栗头蜂虎, 蓝喉蜂虎, 食峰鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 栗頭蜂虎, 藍喉蜂虎, 食蜂鳥
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 藍喉蜂虎
Chinese (Taiwan): 蓝喉蜂虎

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