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White-eared Honeyeater

Nesoptilotis leucotis (Latham, 1801)

The white-eared honeyeater is a medium-sized honeyeater found in Australia. It is a member of the family Meliphagidae which has 190 recognised species with about half of them found in Australia. This makes them members of the most diverse family of birds in Australia. White-eared honeyeaters are easily identifiable by their olive-green body, black head and white ear-patch. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
   Nesoptilotis
Scientific:
  Nesoptilotis leucotis


Original description

Citation:
  (Latham, 1801)

Reference:
  Suppl.ind.orn. p.xliv

Protonym:
  Turdus leucotis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33261418


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  6897E78D122E5D6F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-6897E78D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6897E78D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 560796

Geographic range:

  • Nesoptilotis leucotis [leucotis or thomasi]: Queensland south to southeastern South Australia, Kangaroo Island, and southern Victoria
  • Nesoptilotis leucotis [novaenorciae or schoddei]: southwestern Western Australia to southern South Australia
English:
White-eared Honeyeater
Catalan:
menjamel d'orelles blanques
Czech:
medosavka šedokorunkatá
Danish:
Hvidøret Honningæder
German:
Schwarzkehl-Honigfresser
Spanish:
Mielero Orejiblanco
Spanish (Spain):
Mielero Orejiblanco
Finnish:
mustakurkkumesikko
French:
Méliphage leucotique
Croatian:
crnogrli medojed
Hungarian:
fehérfülű mézevő
Italian:
Succiamiele macchiebianche
Japanese (romaji):
mimijiromitsusui
Japanese:
ミミジロミツスイ
Lithuanian:
Baltaausis medčiulpys
Dutch:
Witoorhoningeter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitøyrehonningetar
Norwegian:
Hvitørehonningeter
Polish:
eukaliptusowiec białouchy
Portuguese:
papa-mel-de-orelha-branca
Russian:
Белоухая медвянка
Slovak:
medárik bielosluchý
Swedish:
vitörad honungsfågel
Ukrainian:
Медник чорноволий
Chinese:
白耳吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
白耳岩吸蜜鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: menjamel d'orelles blanques
Czech: Medosavka belobrvá, medosavka šedokorunkatá
Danish: Hvidøret Honningæder
German: Ohrflecken-Honigfresser, Schwarzkehl-Honigfresser
English: White eared Honeyeater, White-eared Honeyeater
English, HBW: White-eared Honeyeater
English (IOC): White-eared Honeyeater
English (United States): White-eared Honeyeater
Spanish: Melífago de Orejas Blancas, Mielero Orejiblanco
Spanish (Spain): Mielero Orejiblanco
Spanish (HBW): White-eared Honeyeater
Finnish: Mustakurkkumesikko
French: Méliphage à gorge noire, Méliphage leucotique
Croatian: crnogrli medojed
Hungarian: fehérfülű mézevő
Italian: Mangiamiele orecchie bianche australiano, Succiamiele macchiebianche
Japanese (romaji): mimijiromitsusui
Japanese: ミミジロミツスイ
Kazakh: аққұлақ балсорғыш
Scientific: Lichenostomus leucotis, Lichenostomus leucotis leucotis, Meliphaga leucotis, Nesoptilotis leucotis, Nesoptilotis leucotis leucotis, Turdus leucotis
Lithuanian: Baltaausis medčiulpys
Dutch: Witoorhoningeter, Witoor-honingeter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvitøyrehonningetar
Norwegian: Hvitørehonningeter
Polish: eukaliptusowiec białouchy, miodojad oliwkowy
Portuguese: papa-mel-de-orelha-branca
Portuguese (Portugal): papa-mel-d'orelhas-brancas
Russian: Белоухая медвянка, Белоухий медосос
Slovak: Medárik bielosluchý
Swedish: Vitörad honungsfågel
Turkish: Ak kulaklı balkuşu
Ukrainian: Медник чорноволий
Chinese: 白耳吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 白耳岩吸蜜鳥

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