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Blue-throated or Rufous-crowned Bee-eater

Merops [viridis or americanus] (= Merops viridis) Linnaeus, 1758




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Meropidae
Genus:
  Merops

Scientific:
  Merops viridis

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.117

Protonym:
  Merops viridis

Avibase ID:
  A4FAB34359673C6C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A4FAB343

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554656

Geographic range:

  • Merops viridis: S China, Thailand and Indochina to Sumatra, Borneo and Java
  • Merops americanus: Philippine Islands
English:
Blue-throated or Rufous-crowned Bee-eater
Catalan:
Abellerol golablau
Czech:
vlha malajská
Danish:
Brunnakket Biæder
German:
Malaienspint
Spanish:
Abejaruco gorjiazul
Finnish:
indonesianmehiläissyöjä
French:
Guêpier à gorge bleue ou G. à gorge verte
Croatian:
plavogrla pčelarica
Hungarian:
kéktorkú gyurgyalag
Italian:
Gruccione golazzurra
Japanese (romaji):
rurinodohachikui
Japanese:
ルリノドハチクイ
Lithuanian:
malajinis bitininkas
Dutch:
Maleise Bijeneter
Norwegian:
Jadebieter
Polish:
zolna modrogardla
Portuguese:
Abelharuco-de-garganta-azul
Russian:
Малайская щурка
Slovak:
včelárik modrohrdlý
Swedish:
blåstrupig biätare
Ukrainian:
Бджолоїдка синьогорла
Chinese:
蓝喉蜂虎
Chinese (Traditional):
藍喉蜂虎


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue-throated or Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops [viridis or americanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue-throated or Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops [iridis or americanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue-throated or Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops [iridis or americanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue-throated or Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops [viridis or americanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue-throated or Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops [viridis or americanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue-throated or Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops [viridis or americanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue-throated or Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops [viridis or americanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Blue-throated or Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops [viridis or americanus])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Guêpier à gorge bleue ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Guêpier à gorge bleue ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Chestnut-headed Bee Eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Chestnut-headed Bee Eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Merops viridis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Merops viridis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Merops viridis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Merops viridis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Merops viridis [version 1]

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Catalan: Abellerol golablau
Czech: Vlha malajská
Danish: Brunnakket Biæder
German: Hinduspint, Malaienspint
English: Blue throated Bee eater, Blue-throated Bee-eater, Blue-throated or Rufous-crowned Bee-eater, Chestnut-headed Bee Eater, Chestnut-headed Bee-eater
Spanish: Abejaruco de Garganta Azul, Abejaruco Gorgiazul, Abejaruco gorjiazul
Estonian: lasuurkurk-mesilasenäpp
Finnish: indonesianmehiläissyöjä, Tarhamehiläissyöjä
French: Guêpier à gorge bleue, Guêpier à gorge bleue ou G. à gorge verte
Croatian: plavogrla pčelarica
Hungarian: kéktorkú gyurgyalag
Indonesian: Burung Kirik-kirik Biru, Kirikkirik Biru, Kirik-kirik biru
Italian: Gruccione golazzurra, Gruccione testacastana orientale
Japanese (romaji): ruri-nodo hachi-kui, rurinodohachikui
Japanese: ルリノドハチクイ
Japanese (Kanji): 琉璃喉蜂喰, 瑠璃喉蜂喰
Scientific: Merops [iridis or americanus], Merops [viridis or americanus], Merops viridis, Merops viridis viridis
Lithuanian: malajinis bitininkas, Mėlynkaklis bitininkas
Malay: Beberek Leher Biru, Berek-Berek, Burung Beberek Leher Biru, Burung Berek-berek Pirus, Burung Berek-berek Tadah Hujan
Dutch: Maleise Bijeneter
Norwegian: Jadebieter
Polish: zolna modrogardla, żołna modrogardła
Pinyin: lán-hóu fēng-hǔ, lì-tóu fēng-hǔ, shí-fēng-niǎo
Portuguese: Abelharuco-de-garganta-azul
Russian: Малайская щурка
Slovak: včelárik modrohrdlý
Slovenian: malajski čebelar
Swedish: Blåstrupig biätare
Thai: นกคับคาคอสีฟ้า, นกจาบคาคอสีฟ้า
Thai (Transliteration): nók càap-kʰaa kʰoaa-sĭi-fáa, nók kʰáp-kʰaa kʰoaa-sĭi-fáa
Ukrainian: Бджолоїдка синьогорла
Vietnamese: Chim Trảu họng xanh, Trảu đầu nâu
Chinese: 栗头蜂虎, 栗頭蜂虎, 蓝喉峰虎, 蓝喉蜂虎, 食峰鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 栗頭蜂虎, 藍喉栗頭蜂虎, 藍喉蜂虎, 食蜂鳥
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 藍喉蜂虎
Chinese (Taiwan): 蓝喉蜂虎

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