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Brown Sicklebill

Epimachus meyeri Finsch & Meyer, 1885

The Brown Sickbill, Epimachus meyeri is a large, up to 96 cm long, dark blue and green bird-of-paradise with highly iridescent plumages, a sickle-shaped bill, pale blue iris and brown underparts. The male is adorned with ornamental plumes on the sides of its rear and a huge sabre-shaped central tail feathers that are highly prized by natives. The female is a reddish brown bird with buff barred black below. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Paradisaeidae
Genus:
  Epimachus

Scientific:
  Epimachus meyeri

Citation:
  Finsch & Meyer, 1885

Reference:
  Zeitsch.ges.Orn. p.380

Protonym:
  Epimachus Meyeri

Avibase ID:
  6117EEE5ED4ACF1A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6117EEE5

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559932

Geographic range:

  • Epimachus meyeri meyeri: Mountains of extreme se New Guinea
  • Epimachus meyeri bloodi: Central Highlands of New Guinea
  • Epimachus meyeri albicans: Weyland Mountains to Hindenburg and Victor Emanuel Mts.
English:
Brown Sicklebill
Catalan:
ocell del paradís de Meyer
Czech:
rajka modrooká
Danish:
Brun seglnæb
German:
Schmalschwanz-Paradieshopf
Spanish:
Ave-del-paraíso de Meyer
Spanish (Spain):
Ave-del-paraíso de Meyer
Finnish:
ruskosirppinokka
French:
Paradisier de Meyer
Croatian:
sabljokljuna rajska ptica
Hungarian:
keskenyfarkú paradicsombanka
Italian:
Falcibecco bruno
Japanese (romaji):
chairokamahashifuuchou
Japanese:
チャイロカマハシフウチョウ
Lithuanian:
Rudapilvis ylasnapis
Dutch:
Bruine Sikkelsnavel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Brunsigdnebb
Norwegian:
Brunsigdnebb
Polish:
pyszalek wspanialy
Russian:
Бурая шилоклювая райская птица
Slovak:
rajka hnedá
Serbian:
Smeđa srporepa rajska ptica
Swedish:
brun bågnäbbsparadisfågel
Ukrainian:
Дивоптах-шилодзьоб бурий
Chinese:
褐镰嘴风鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
褐色鐮嘴天堂鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Brown Sicklebill ( Epimachus meyeri) [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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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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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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Paradisier de Meyer ( Epimachus meyeri) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Paradisier de Meyer ( Epimachus meyeri) [version 1]
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. 2005 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 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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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 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 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 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 11.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
Epimachus meyeri [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Epimachus meyeri [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Epimachus meyeri [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Brown Sicklebill ( Epimachus meyeri) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Brown Sicklebill ( Epimachus meyeri) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Brown Sicklebill ( Epimachus meyeri) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Brown Sicklebill ( Epimachus meyeri) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Epimachus meyeri [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Epimachus meyeri [version 1]

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Species status: full species

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Catalan: ocell del paradís de Meyer
Czech: Rajka Meyerova, rajka modrooká
Danish: Brun seglnæb
German: Braunbauch-Paradieshopf, Schmalschwanz-Paradieshopf, Schmalschwanz-Sichelhopf
English: Brown Sicklebill, Brown Sickle-billed Bird-of-Paradi, Brown Sickle-billed Bird-of-paradis, Brown Sickle-billed Bird-of-Paradise, Long-tailed Sicklebill, Meyer's Sicklebill, Meyer's Sickle-billed Bird-of-parad
English (IOC): Brown Sicklebill
Spanish: Ave del paraíso de Meyer, Ave-del-paraíso de Meyer, Pico Corvo Castaño
Spanish (Spain): Ave-del-paraíso de Meyer
Spanish (HBW): Brown Sicklebill
Estonian: mõõksaba-paradiisilind
Finnish: Ruskosirppinokka
French: Épimaque brun, Paradisier de Meyer
Croatian: sabljokljuna rajska ptica
Hungarian: keskenyfarkú paradicsombanka
Indonesian: Burung dewata paruh sabit coklat, Paruhsabit Coklat, Paruh-sabit coklat
Italian: Falcibecco bruno, Uccello del Paradiso di Meyer
Japanese (romaji): chairokamahashifuuchou
Japanese: チャイロカマハシフウチョウ
Scientific: Epimachus meyeri, Epimachus meyeri meyeri
Lithuanian: Rudapilvis ylasnapis
Dutch: Bruine Sikkelsnavel, Meyers Sikkelsnavel, Meyer-sikkelsnavel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Brunsigdnebb
Norwegian: Brunsigdnebb
Polish: długoogon mniejszy, pyszalek wspanialy, pyszałek wspaniały
Russian: Бурая шилоклювая райская птица
Slovak: rajka hnedá, Rajka úzkochvostá
Serbian: Smeđa srporepa rajska ptica
Swedish: Brun bågnäbbsparadisfågel
Tai: Garag-Nan
Turkish: Hançerkuyruklu Orakgaga Cennetkuşu
Ukrainian: Дивоптах-шилодзьоб бурий
Chinese: 褐镰嘴风鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 褐色鐮嘴天堂鳥

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