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Melanesian Whistler [excl. vanikorensis]

Pachycephala chlorura [excl. vanikorensis] (= Pachycephala chlorura) Gray, GR, 1860

The Melanesian whistler or Vanuatu whistler, is a species of passerine bird in the whistler family Pachycephalidae. It is found on the Loyalty Islands, Vanuatu, and Vanikoro in the far south-eastern Solomons. Source: Wikipedia

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


Original description

Citation:
  Gray, GR, 1860

Reference:
  Cat.BirdsTrop.Isl.Pac.O. p. 20

Protonym:
  Pachycephala chlorurus

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13969667#page/32/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A863038301F8B337

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A8630383

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A8630383


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 922103

Geographic range:

  • Pachycephala chlorura chlorura: southern Vanuatu (Erromango)
  • Pachycephala chlorura intacta: Vanuatu (Banks Group, and larger islands of Vanuatu south to Efate)
  • Pachycephala chlorura cucullata: Aneityum (Vanuatu)
  • Pachycephala chlorura littayei: Loyalty Islands (Ouvéa and Lifou)
English:
Melanesian Whistler [excl. vanikorensis]
French:
Siffleur mélanésien [excl. vanikorensis]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Melanesian Whistler [excl. vanikorensis] ( Pachycephala chlorura [excl. vanikorensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Melanesian Whistler [excl. vanikorensis] ( Pachycephala chlorura [excl. vanikorensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Melanesian Whistler [excl. vanikorensis] ( Pachycephala chlorura [excl. vanikorensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Melanesian Whistler [excl. vanikorensis] ( Pachycephala chlorura [excl. vanikorensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Melanesian Whistler [excl. vanikorensis] ( Pachycephala chlorura [excl. vanikorensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Melanesian Whistler [excl. vanikorensis] ( Pachycephala chlorura [excl. vanikorensis])
Clements, version 2021:
Vanuatu Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 17]
Clements, version 2018:
Vanuatu Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 15]
Clements, version 2019:
Vanuatu Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 15]
eBird version 2018:
Vanuatu Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 15]
eBird version 2019:
Vanuatu Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 15]
eBird version 2021:
Vanuatu Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 17]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Melanesian Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 11]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Melanesian Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 11]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Melanesian Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 11]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Melanesian Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 11]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Melanesian Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 11]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Melanesian Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 11]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Melanesian Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 11]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Melanesian Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 11]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Melanesian Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 11]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Melanesian Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 11]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Melanesian Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 11]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Melanesian Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 11]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Melanesian Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 16]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Melanesian Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 16]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Melanesian Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 16]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Melanesian Whistler ( Pachycephala chlorura) [version 11]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Pachycephala [pectoralis or caledonica]

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Other synonyms


German: Melanesiendickkopf
English: Melanesian Whistler, Melanesian Whistler [excl. vanikorensis], Vanuatu Whistler
English, HBW: Golden Whistler (Vanuatu)
English (IOC): Melanesian Whistler
English (United States): Vanuatu Whistler
Spanish: Silbador de Vanuatu, Silbador Dorado (chlorura)
Spanish (Spain): Silbador de Vanuatu
Spanish (HBW): Vanuatu Whistler
French: Siffleur doré (Vanuatu), Siffleur mélanésien, Siffleur mélanésien [excl. vanikorensis]
Japanese: バヌアツモズヒタキ
Scientific: Pachycephala caledonica chlorura, Pachycephala chlorura, Pachycephala chlorura [excl. vanikorensis], Pachycephala chlorura chlorura, Pachycephala chlorurus
Dutch: Melanesische Fluiter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Vanuatuplystrar
Norwegian: vanuatuplystrer
Polish: fletówka melanezyjska
Portuguese: assobiadeira-melanésia
Portuguese (Portugal): sibilante-melanésio
Russian: Меланезийский свистун
Slovak: hlaváčik vanuatský
Serbian: Zviždač sa ostrva Vanuatu
Swedish: vanuatuvisslare
Turkish: Vanuatu Islıkçısı, Vanuatu ıslıkçısı
Ukrainian: свистун вануатський
Chinese: 美岛啸鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 美拉尼西亞嘯鶲, 萬那度嘯鶲

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