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Brown-backed Honeyeater

Ramsayornis modestus (Gray, GR 1858)

The brown-backed honeyeater is a species of bird in the family Meliphagidae. It is found in New Guinea and Cape York Peninsula. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
   Ramsayornis
Scientific:
  Ramsayornis modestus


Original description

Citation:
  (Gray, GR 1858)

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London Part 26, no.357 p. 174

Protonym:
  Glyciphila modesta

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32271686


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  8C34DEDF626266FD

Avibase ID:
  avibase-8C34DEDF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8C34DEDF


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562694

Geographic range:

  • Ramsayornis modestus: Mangroves of s New Guinea, ne Queensland and adj. islands
English:
Brown-backed Honeyeater
Catalan:
menjamel modest
Czech:
medosavka hnědohřbetá
Danish:
Brunrygget Honningæder
German:
Sumpfhonigfresser
Spanish:
Mielero Modesto
Spanish (Spain):
Mielero Modesto
Finnish:
mangrovemesikko
French:
Méliphage modeste
Croatian:
smeđoleđi medojed
Hungarian:
mocsári mézevő
Italian:
Succiamiele dorsobruno
Japanese (romaji):
urokomitsusui
Japanese:
ウロコミツスイ
Lithuanian:
Rudnugaris devynbalsinis medčiulpys
Dutch:
Bruin-witte Honingeter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Brunrygghonningetar
Norwegian:
Brunrygghonningeter
Polish:
miodalek brązowy
Portuguese:
Melífago-modesto
Russian:
Болотный нектаролюб
Slovak:
medárik hnedochrbtý
Serbian:
Medojed smeđih leđa
Swedish:
brunryggig honungsfågel
Ukrainian:
Медолик бурий
Chinese:
褐背胶蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
褐背膠吸蜜鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: menjamel modest
Czech: Kvetosavka hnedohrbetá, medosavka hnědohřbetá
Danish: Brunrygget Honningæder
German: Sumpfhonigfresser, Sumpf-honigfresser
English: Brown backed Honeyeater, Brown-backed Honeyeater, Modest Honeyeater
English, HBW: Brown-backed Honeyeater
English (IOC): Brown-backed Honeyeater
English (United States): Brown-backed Honeyeater
Spanish: Mielero Modesto, Pájaro Azúcar de Lomo Castaño
Spanish (Spain): Mielero Modesto
Spanish (HBW): Brown-backed Honeyeater
Finnish: Mangrovemesikko
French: Méliphage à dos brun, Méliphage modeste
Croatian: smeđoleđi medojed
Hungarian: mocsári mézevő
Indonesian: Burung madu, Isap-madu punggung-coklat, Isapmadu Punggung-coklat
Italian: Mangiamiele dorsobruno, Succiamiele dorsobruno
Japanese (romaji): urokomitsusui
Japanese: ウロコミツスイ
Scientific: Gliciphila modesta ramsayi, Gliciphila subfasciata, Glyciphila modesta, Ramsayornis modestus, Ramsayornis modestus ramsayi
Lithuanian: Rudnugaris devynbalsinis medčiulpys
Dutch: Bruinwitte Honingeter, Bruin-witte Honingeter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Brunrygghonningetar
Norwegian: Brunrygghonningeter
Polish: miodalek brazowy, miodalek brązowy
Portuguese: Melífago-modesto
Portuguese (Portugal): papa-mel-modesto
Russian: Болотный нектаролюб, Красноклювый славковый медосос
Slovak: medárik hnedochrbtý
Serbian: Medojed smeđih leđa
Swedish: Brunryggad honungsfågel, brunryggig honungsfågel
Turkish: Kahverengi sırtlı balkuşu
Ukrainian: Медолик бурий
Chinese: 褐背胶蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 褐背膠吸蜜鳥

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