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Whitehead

Mohoua albicilla (Lesson, RP 1830)

The whitehead is a small species of passerine bird endemic to New Zealand. It is classified in the family Mohouidae. The male whitehead's upperparts, wings and tail are a pale brown in colour, while the head and underparts are white – in the case of the male an almost pure white in colour. Females and juveniles have similar colouration except that the nape and crown are shaded brown. The black beak and eyes contrast with the white head and the feet are bluish black in colouration. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Mohouidae
Genus:
   Mohoua
Scientific:
  Mohoua albicilla


Original description

Citation:
  (Lesson, RP 1830)

Reference:
   Voy. Monde Coquille [Duperrey], Zool. 1, pt.2, livr.14 p.662

Protonym:
  Fringilla albicilla

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38661600


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A117BD8B3F3AA67D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A117BD8B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A117BD8B


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 561171

Geographic range:

  • Mohoua albicilla: Little and Great Barrier is., s North, Arid and Kapiti islands
English:
Whitehead
Catalan:
moua capblanca
Czech:
pištec bělohlavý
Danish:
Hvidhovedet Mohoua
German:
Weißköpfchen
Spanish:
Mohoua Cabeciblanco
Spanish (Spain):
Mohoua Cabeciblanco
French:
Mohoua à tête blanche
Croatian:
bjeloglava zviždavka
Hungarian:
fehérfejű maoriposzáta
Italian:
Testabianca
Japanese (romaji):
shiromofuamushikui
Japanese:
シロモフアムシクイ
Lithuanian:
Baltagalvė mohua
Dutch:
Witkopmohoua
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvithovudmohua
Norwegian:
Hvithodemohua
Polish:
maorysek białogłowy
Portuguese:
moúa-de-cabeça-branca
Russian:
Белоголовая мохуа
Slovak:
proroček bielohlavý
Serbian:
Beloglava mohua
Swedish:
vithuvad mohua
Ukrainian:
Могуа білоголовий
Chinese:
白头刺莺
Chinese (Traditional):
白頭刺鶯


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Whitehead ( Mohoua albicilla) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Whitehead ( Mohoua albicilla) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Mohoua à tête blanche ( Mohoua albicilla) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Whitehead ( Mohoua albicilla) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Whitehead ( Mohoua albicilla) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Mohoua ochrocephala albicilla [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Mohoua ochrocephala albicilla [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Mohoua ochrocephala albicilla [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Mohoua ochrocephala albicilla [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Mohoua ochrocephala albicilla [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Mohoua ochrocephala albicilla [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Mohoua ochrocephala albicilla [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Whitehead ( Mohoua albicilla) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Whitehead ( Mohoua albicilla) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Whitehead ( Mohoua albicilla) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Mohoua ochrocephala albicilla [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Mohoua ochrocephala albicilla [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Whitehead ( Mohoua albicilla) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Whitehead ( Mohoua albicilla) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Whitehead ( Mohoua albicilla) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Whitehead ( Mohoua albicilla) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Mohoua ochrocephala albicilla [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Mohoua albicilla [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Mohoua [ochrocephala or albicilla] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Azerbaijani: ağbaş moxua
Catalan: moua capblanca
Czech: pištec bělohlavý
Danish: Hvidhovedet Mohoua
German: Weißköpfchen
English: Popokatea, Whitehead
English, HBW: Whitehead
English (IOC): Whitehead
English (United States): Whitehead
Esperanto: blankkapa mohuo
Spanish: Mohoua cabeciblanca, Mohoua Cabeciblanco
Spanish (Spain): Mohoua Cabeciblanco
Spanish (HBW): Whitehead
French: Mohoua à tête blanche, Tête-blanche
Croatian: bjeloglava zviždavka
Hungarian: fehérfejű maoriposzáta
Italian: Testabianca
Japanese (romaji): shiromofuamushikui
Japanese: シロモフアムシクイ
Scientific: Fringilla albicilla, Mohoua albicilla, Mohoua ochrocephala albicilla, Muscicapa chloris albicilla
Lithuanian: Baltagalvė mohua
Maori: popokatea, pōpokatea, Popokotea
Dutch: Witkopmohoua
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvithovudmohua
Norwegian: Hvithodemohua
Polish: maorysek białogłowy, Maorysek żółtogłiowy, maorysek zóltoglowy, maorysek żółtogłowy
Portuguese: moúa-de-cabeça-branca
Portuguese (Portugal): mohoua-de-cabeça-branca
Russian: Белоголовая мохуа, Желтоголовая мохуа
Slovak: mohua bielohlavá, proroček bielohlavý
Serbian: Beloglava mohua
Swedish: vithuvad mohua, Vitmohoua
Turkish: Mohu mohuası
Ukrainian: Могуа білоголовий
Chinese: 白头刺莺
Chinese (Traditional): 白頭刺鶯

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