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Belford's Melidectes

Melidectes belfordi (De Vis, CW 1890)

Belford's melidectes, also known as Belford's honeyeater, is a species of bird in the family Meliphagidae. It is found in New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
   Melidectes
Scientific:
  Melidectes belfordi


Original description

Citation:
  (De Vis, CW 1890)

Reference:
   Annual Rep. Brit. New Guinea 1888-1889, Append. App.G p.60

Protonym:
  Melirrhophetes belfordi

Link:
  https://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/papers/govpub/VPARL1890No21.pdf#page=60


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  4EB37F7A5FE472E0

Avibase ID:
  avibase-4EB37F7A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4EB37F7A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 561054

Geographic range:

  • Melidectes belfordi belfordi: Central Highlands and Mts. of se New Guinea
  • Melidectes belfordi brassi: Mts. of nw New Guinea
  • Melidectes belfordi joiceyi: W New Guinea (Weyland Mts.)
  • Melidectes belfordi [kinneari or griseirostris]: S New Guinea (Nassau and Snow Mts.)
  • Melidectes belfordi schraderensis: NE New Guinea (Schrader Mts.)
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English:
Belford's Melidectes
Catalan:
menjamel de Belford
Czech:
květosavka novoguinejská
Danish:
Blåøjet Honningæder
German:
Belfordhonigfresser
Spanish:
Mielero de Belford
Spanish (Spain):
Mielero de Belford
Finnish:
sininokimesikko
French:
Méliphage de Belford
Croatian:
maslinastorepi medojed
Hungarian:
Belford-mézevő
Italian:
Succiamiele di Belford
Japanese (romaji):
aogaoyamamitsusui
Japanese:
アオガオヤマミツスイ
Lithuanian:
Belfordo melidekas
Dutch:
Belfords Honingeter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blåøyrehonningetar
Norwegian:
Blåørehonningeter
Polish:
dziwook modrolicy
Portuguese:
papa-mel-de-olho-azul
Russian:
Синелицый медосос
Slovak:
medárik dlhozobý
Swedish:
belfordhonungsfågel
Ukrainian:
Медвянець синьощокий
Chinese:
博氏寻蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
柏福氏大蜜鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Méliphage de Belford ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Méliphage de Belford ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2022:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements 4th edition:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2019:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Belford's Honeyeater ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Belford's Melidectes ( Melidectes belfordi) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melidectes belfordi [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melidectes belfordi [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Melidectes [belfordi or rufocrissalis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: menjamel de Belford
Czech: květosavka novoguinejská, Mednatka Belfordova
Danish: Blåøjet Honningæder
German: Belford Honigfresser, Belfordhonigfresser, Belford-Honigfresser
English: Arfak White-fronted Honeyeater, Belford's Honeyeater, Belford's Melidectes
English, HBW: Belford's Honeyeater
English (IOC): Belford's Melidectes
English (United States): Belford's Melidectes
Spanish: Mielero de Belford, Pájaro Miel de Belford
Spanish (Spain): Mielero de Belford
Spanish (HBW): Belford's Melidectes
Finnish: Sininokimesikko
French: Méliphage de Belford
Croatian: maslinastorepi medojed
Hungarian: Belford-mézevő
Indonesian: Burung madu Belford, Melidektes Belford
Italian: Mangiamiele di Belford, Succiamiele di Belford
Japanese (romaji): akagaoyamamitsusui, aogaoyamamitsusui
Japanese: アオガオヤマミツスイ, アカガオヤマミツスイ
Scientific: Melidectes belfordi, Melidectes belfordi belfordi, Melirrhophetes belfordi
Lithuanian: Belfordo melidekas
Dutch: Belford-honingeter, Belfords Honingeter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blåøyrehonningetar
Norwegian: Blåørehonningeter
Polish: dziwook modrolicy
Portuguese: papa-mel-de-olho-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): papa-mel-de-belford
Russian: Синелицый медосос, Синеочковый мелидек
Slovak: medárik dlhozobý
Swedish: belfordhonungsfågel, Blåögd melidectes
Tai: Nor
Turkish: Belford balkuşu
Ukrainian: Медвянець синьощокий
Chinese: 博氏寻蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 柏福氏大蜜鳥

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