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Blue-moustached Bee-eater

Merops mentalis Cabanis, 1889

The Blue-moustached Bee-eater (Merops mentalis) is a species of bird in the Meropidae family. It is found in Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Meropidae
Genus:
  Merops

Scientific:
  Merops mentalis

Citation:
  Cabanis, 1889

Reference:
  J.Orn. 37 p.78

Protonym:
  Merops mentalis

Avibase ID:
  51ADCEDC7BF324EE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/51ADCEDC

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 693076


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Merops mentalis: Mali and Sierra Leone to Cameroon (Douala)
English:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater
Catalan:
Abellerol capblau occidental
German:
Türkisbartspint
Spanish:
Abejaruco cabeciazul occidental
Spanish (Spain):
Abejaruco Cabeciazul Occidental
Finnish:
indigomehiläissyöjä
French:
Guêpier à moustaches
Croatian:
plava pčelarica
Japanese:
aohigehachikui
Japanese:
アオヒゲハチクイ
Dutch:
Blauwsnorbijeneter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Lazulibietar
Norwegian:
Lazulibieter
Polish:
żółna maskowa
Slovak:
včelárik zafírový
Serbian:
Pčelarica plavih brkova
Swedish:
mustaschbiätare
Chinese:
蓝须蜂虎
Chinese (Traditional):
藍髭蜂虎


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Blue-moustached Bee-eater ( Merops mentalis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Melittophagus mülleri mentalis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Melittophagus mülleri mentalis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Merops muelleri mentalis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Abellerol capblau occidental
German: Türkisbartspint
English: Blue-moustached Bee-eater, Upper Guinea Blue-headed Bee-eater
English (IOC): Blue-moustached Bee-eater
Spanish: Abejaruco cabeciazul occidental
Spanish (Spain): Abejaruco Cabeciazul Occidental
Spanish (HBW): Blue-moustached Bee-eater
Finnish: indigomehiläissyöjä
French: Guêpier à moustaches, Guêpier à moustaches bleues, Guêpier à tête bleue
Croatian: plava pčelarica
Japanese: aohigehachikui
Japanese: アオヒゲハチクイ
Scientific: Melittophagus muelleri mentalis, Melittophagus mülleri mentalis, Merops marionensis, Merops marionis, Merops mentalis, Merops muelleri marionis, Merops muelleri mentalis, Merops muelleri northcotti, Merops northcotti
Dutch: Blauwsnorbijeneter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Lazulibietar
Norwegian: Lazulibieter
Polish: żółna maskowa
Slovak: včelárik zafírový
Slovenian: modrobrki čebelar
Serbian: Pčelarica plavih brkova
Swedish: mustaschbiätare
Chinese: 蓝须蜂虎
Chinese (Traditional): 藍髭蜂虎

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