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Swan River Honeyeater

Melithreptus chloropsis Gould, 1848

Gilbert's honeyeater, also known as the Swan River honeyeater or western white-naped honeyeater, is a passerine bird of the honeyeater family Meliphagidae native to southwestern Australia. A mid-sized honeyeater, it is olive-green above and white below, with a black head, nape and throat and a white patch over the eye and a white crescent-shaped patch on the nape. The bill is brownish-black and the eyes a dull red. The sexes have similar plumage. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
   Melithreptus
Scientific:
  Melithreptus chloropsis


Original description

Citation:
  Gould, 1848

Reference:
  BirdsAustr. pl.73

Protonym:
  Melithreptus chloropsis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/48703108


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  8D2780B99C9B80B0

Avibase ID:
  avibase-8D2780B9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8D2780B9


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 713799

Geographic range:

  • Melithreptus chloropsis: SW Western Australia
English:
Swan River Honeyeater
German:
Weißbrauen-Honigfresser
Spanish:
Mielero nuquiblanco occidental
Spanish (Spain):
Mielero nuquiblanco occidental
Finnish:
lumikulmamesikko
French:
Méliphage du Swan
Croatian:
obrvasti medojed
Italian:
Mangiamiele dai sopraccigli rossi
Japanese (romaji):
nishihachimakimitsusui
Japanese:
ニシハチマキミツスイ
Dutch:
Swandiadeemhoningeter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Marrihonningetar
Norwegian:
marrihonningeter
Polish:
miodopoik białobrewy
Portuguese:
papa-mel-de-nuca-branca-ocidental
Russian:
Белобровая медвянка
Slovak:
medárik bielotylový
Swedish:
swanhonungsfågel
Ukrainian:
медопійник оливковокрилий
Chinese:
天鹅河抚蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
天鵝河撫蜜鳥〔吉伯特撫蜜鳥〕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
White-naped Honeyeater (Western) ( Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
White-naped Honeyeater (Western) ( Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
White-naped Honeyeater (Western) ( Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
White-naped Honeyeater (Western) ( Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Swan River Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Gilbert's Honeyeater ( Melithreptus chloropsis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melithreptus chloropsis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Melithreptus [lunatus or chloropsis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


German: Mondstreif-Honigschmecker, Weißbrauen-Honigfresser
English: Gilbert's Honeyeater, Swan River Honeyeater, White-naped honeyeater, White-naped Honeyeater (Western)
English, HBW: Gilbert's Honeyeater
English (IOC): Gilbert's Honeyeater
English (United States): Gilbert's Honeyeater
Spanish: Mielero nuquiblanco occidental
Spanish (Spain): Mielero nuquiblanco occidental
Spanish (HBW): Gilbert's Honeyeater
Finnish: lumikulmamesikko
French: Méliphage à lunule (de l'Ouest), Méliphage à sourcils rouges, Méliphage de la Swan, Méliphage du Swan
Croatian: obrvasti medojed
Italian: Mangiamiele dai sopraccigli rossi
Japanese (romaji): nishihachimakimitsusui
Japanese: ニシハチマキミツスイ
Scientific: Melithreptus chloropsis, Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis, Melithreptus whitlocki
Dutch: Swandiadeemhoningeter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Marrihonningetar
Norwegian: marrihonningeter
Polish: miodopoik białobrewy
Portuguese: papa-mel-de-nuca-branca-ocidental
Portuguese (Portugal): papa-mel-de-nuca-branca-ocidental
Russian: Белобровая медвянка
Slovak: medárik bielotylový
Swedish: swanhonungsfågel
Turkish: Gilbert balkuşu
Ukrainian: медопійник оливковокрилий
Chinese: 天鹅河抚蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 天鵝河撫蜜鳥, 天鵝河撫蜜鳥〔吉伯特撫蜜鳥〕

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