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Black-headed Bee-eater

Merops breweri (Cassin, 1859)

The Black-headed Bee-eater (Merops breweri) is a species of bird in the Meropidae family. It is found in Angola, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Ghana, Nigeria, and South Sudan. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Meropidae
Genus:
  Merops

Scientific:
  Merops breweri

Citation:
  (Cassin, 1859)

Reference:
  Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 11 p.34

Protonym:
  Meropogon Breweri

Avibase ID:
  4A34E9CEBE1665FC

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4A34E9CE

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554651

Geographic range:

  • Merops breweri: Coastal Gabon and locally along Congo River
English:
Black-headed Bee-eater
Czech:
vlha černohlavá
German:
Schwarzkopfspint
Danish:
Sorthovedet Biæder
Spanish:
Abejaruco Cabecinegro
Finnish:
huppumehiläissyöjä
French:
Guêpier à tête noire
Icelandic:
Vespusvelgur
Italian:
Gruccione testanera
Japanese:
zugurohachikui
Japanese:
ズグロハチクイ
Dutch:
Zwartkopbijeneter
Norwegian:
Svarthodebieter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svarthovudbietar
Polish:
zolna czarnoglowa
Portuguese:
Abelharuco de cabeca preta
Russian:
Черноголовая щурка
Slovak:
včelárik kapucňový
Swedish:
svarthuvad biätare
Ukrainian:
Бджолоїдка чорноголова
Chinese:
黑头蜂虎


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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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 00:
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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):
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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):
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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:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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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 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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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:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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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 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 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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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 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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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):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black-headed Bee-eater ( Merops breweri)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Merops breweri
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Merops breweri

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Abellerol capnegre
Czech: Vlha cernohlavá, vlha černohlavá
Danish: Sorthovedet Biæder
German: Schwarzkopfspint
English: Black headed Bee eater, Black-headed Bee Eater, Black-headed Bee-eater
English (IOC): Black-headed Bee-eater
Spanish: Abejaruco Cabecinegro, Abejaruco de Cabeza Negra
Spanish (Spain): Abejaruco Cabecinegro
Spanish (HBW): Black-headed Bee-eater
Estonian: mustpea-mesilasenäpp
Finnish: Huppumehiläissyöjä
French: Guêpier à tête noire
Hungarian: feketefejű gyurgyalag
Icelandic: Vespusvelgur
Italian: Gruccione testanera
Japanese: zugurohachikui
Japanese: ズグロハチクイ
Scientific: Bombylonax breweri, Meropogon Breweri, Merops breweri
Lithuanian: Juodagalvis bitininkas
Dutch: Zwartkopbijeneter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svarthovudbietar
Norwegian: Svarthodebieter
Polish: zolna czarnoglowa, żołna czarnogłowa
Portuguese: Abelharuco de cabeca preta, Abelharuco-de-cabeça-preta
Russian: Черноголовая щурка
Slovak: včelárik kapucňový
Slovenian: črnoglavi čebelar
Serbian: Crnoglava pčelarica
Swedish: Svarthuvad biätare
Swahili: Kerem Kichwa-cheusi
Turkish: Kara Başlı Arıkuşu
Ukrainian: Бджолоїдка чорноголова
Chinese: 黑头蜂虎
Chinese (Traditional): 黑頭蜂虎

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