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Brown or Indonesian Honeyeater

Lichmera [indistincta or limbata] (= Lichmera indistincta) (Vigors & Horsfield, 1827)

The brown honeyeater belongs to the honeyeaters, a group of birds found mainly in Australia and New Guinea, which have highly developed brush-tipped tongues adapted for nectar feeding. It is a medium-small brownish bird, with yellow-olive panels in the tail and wing, and a yellow tuft behind the eye. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
   Lichmera
Scientific:
  Lichmera indistincta


Original description

Citation:
  (Vigors & Horsfield, 1827)

Reference:
  Trans.Linn.Soc.London(1) p.315

Protonym:
  Meliphaga indistincta

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/778564


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7CF36CE07942A2F4

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7CF36CE0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7CF36CE0


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 560811

Geographic range:

  • Lichmera limbata: Bali and Lesser Sundas to Flores and Timor
  • Lichmera indistincta indistincta: SW Western Australia north and east to nw Queensland
  • Lichmera indistincta ocularis: SE New Guinea and ne Australia (Cape York Pen. to n NSW)
  • Lichmera indistincta nupta: Aru Islands
  • Lichmera indistincta melvillensis: Melville and Bathurst Islands (Northern Territory)
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English:
Brown or Indonesian Honeyeater
French:
Méliphage brunâtre ou M. frangé


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Brown or Indonesian Honeyeater ( Lichmera [indistincta or limbata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Brown or Indonesian Honeyeater ( Lichmera [indistincta or limbata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Brown or Indonesian Honeyeater ( Lichmera [indistincta or limbata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Brown or Indonesian Honeyeater ( Lichmera [indistincta or limbata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Brown or Indonesian Honeyeater ( Lichmera [indistincta or limbata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Brown or Indonesian Honeyeater ( Lichmera [indistincta or limbata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Brown or Indonesian Honeyeater ( Lichmera [indistincta or limbata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Brown or Indonesian Honeyeater ( Lichmera [indistincta or limbata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Brown or Indonesian Honeyeater ( Lichmera [indistincta or limbata])
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Méliphage brunâtre ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Lichmera indistincta [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Lichmera indistincta [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Lichmera indistincta [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lichmera indistincta [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


Catalan: menjamel bru
Czech: Medosavka hnedá, medosavka hnědavá
Danish: Indonesisk Honningæder
German: Braunhonigfresser
English: Brown Honeyeater, Brown or Indonesian Honeyeater
Spanish: Mielero pardo, Pájaro Miel Castaño
Finnish: Harmaavihermesikko
French: Méliphage brunâtre, Méliphage brunâtre ou M. frangé
Croatian: pepeljastoprsi medojed
Hungarian: barna mézevő
Indonesian: Burung sedap madu cocklat, Isapmadu Australia
Italian: Succiamiele bruno, Succiamiele d'Indonesia
Japanese (romaji): sameiromitsusui
Japanese: サメイロミツスイ
Scientific: Lichmera [indistincta or limbata], Lichmera indistincta, Lichmera indistincta indistincta, Meliphaga Indistincta
Lithuanian: Rudoji lichmera
Dutch: Balinese Honingeter
Norwegian: Brunhonningeter
Polish: miodojadek brazowy, miodojadek brązowy
Portuguese: papa-mel-castanho
Russian: бурая лихмера, Коричневый медосос
Slovak: Medárik hnedý
Serbian: Smeđi medojed
Swedish: Brun honungsfågel
Turkish: Kahverengi Balkuşu
Ukrainian: Медовець бурий
Chinese: 褐岩吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 褐岩吸蜜鳥

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