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Biak Whistler

Pachycephala melanorhyncha (Meyer, AB, 1874)

The Biak whistler is a species of bird in the family Pachycephalidae. It is endemic to Biak in Indonesia. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pachycephalidae
Genus:
   Pachycephala
Scientific:
  Pachycephala melanorhyncha


Original description

Citation:
  (Meyer, AB, 1874)

Reference:
  Sitz.K.Akad.Wiss.Wien p. 494

Protonym:
  Myiolestes melanorhynchus

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8662987


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A0C15697C2EA8B0A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A0C15697

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A0C15697


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 922170

Geographic range:

  • Pachycephala melanorhyncha: Biak I. (New Guinea)
English:
Biak Whistler
German:
Bikakdickkopf
Spanish:
Silbador de Biak
Spanish (Spain):
Silbador de Biak
French:
Siffleur de Biak
Japanese:
ビアクモズヒタキ
Dutch:
Biakfluiter
Polish:
fletnik czarnodzioby
Portuguese:
assobiadeira-de-biak
Russian:
Биакский свистун
Slovak:
hlaváčik tmavozobý
Serbian:
Zviždač sa ostrva Biak
Swedish:
biakvisslare
Ukrainian:
свистун біяцький
Chinese:
比岛棕鵙鹟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Biak Whistler ( Pachycephala melanorhyncha) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Rufous Shrike-thrush (melanorhyncha) ( Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Rufous Shrike-thrush (melanorhyncha) ( Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Rufous Shrike-thrush (melanorhyncha) ( Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Rufous Shrike-thrush (melanorhyncha) ( Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Rufous Shrike-thrush (melanorhyncha) ( Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Rufous Shrike-thrush (melanorhyncha) ( Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Biak Whistler ( Pachycephala melanorhyncha) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Biak Whistler ( Pachycephala melanorhyncha) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Biak Whistler ( Pachycephala melanorhyncha) [version 7]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Biak Whistler ( Pachycephala melanorhyncha) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Biak Whistler ( Pachycephala melanorhyncha) [version 6]
eBird version 2021:
Biak Whistler ( Pachycephala melanorhyncha) [version 7]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 3]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Biak Whistler ( Pachycephala melanorhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Biak Whistler ( Pachycephala melanorhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Biak Whistler ( Pachycephala melanorhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Biak Whistler ( Pachycephala melanorhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Biak Whistler ( Pachycephala melanorhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Biak Whistler ( Pachycephala melanorhyncha) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 4]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 4]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Biak Whistler ( Pachycephala melanorhyncha) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Colluricincla [megarhyncha, fortis, rufogaster, affinis, obscura, discolor], P. melanorhyncha (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


German: Bikakdickkopf
English: Biak Whistler, Biak Whistler (melanorhyncha), Rufous Shrike-thrush (melanorhyncha), Rufous Shrike-thrush [melanorhyncha or wuroi]
English, HBW: Biak Whistler
English (IOC): Biak Whistler
English (United States): Biak Whistler
Spanish: Silbador de Biak
Spanish (Spain): Silbador de Biak
French: Pitohui châtain (melanorhyncha), Siffleur châtain (melanorhyncha), Siffleur châtain [melanorhyncha or wuroi], Siffleur de Biak, Siffleur de Biak (melanorhyncha)
Japanese: ビアクモズヒタキ
Scientific: Colluricincla megarhyncha [melanorhyncha or wuroi], Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha, Colluricincla megarhyncha melanorhyncha (melanorhyncha), Myiolestes melanorhynchus, Pachycephala melanorhyncha, Pachycephala melanorhyncha melanorhyncha
Dutch: Biakfluiter
Polish: fletnik czarnodzioby
Portuguese: assobiadeira-de-biak
Portuguese (Portugal): sibilante-de-biak
Russian: Биакский свистун
Slovak: hlaváčik tmavozobý
Serbian: Zviždač sa ostrva Biak
Swedish: biakvisslare
Turkish: Biak Islıkçısı, Biak ıslıkçısı
Ukrainian: свистун біяцький
Chinese: 比岛棕鵙鹟

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