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Singing Honeyeater

Gavicalis virescens (Vieillot, 1817)

The Singing Honeyeater (Lichenostomus virescens) is a small bird found in Australia, and is part of the honeyeater family. Although it is common there, it is not very well known in other places. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
  Gavicalis

Scientific:
  Gavicalis virescens

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1817)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 14 p.329

Protonym:
  Melithreptus virescens

Avibase ID:
  ADF91F6088C8201F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/ADF91F60

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560805

Geographic range:

  • Gavicalis virescens virescens: Shark Bay, Western Australia to coastal w South Australia
  • Gavicalis virescens forresti: Interior of Australia, to coast in w Western Australia
  • Gavicalis virescens cooperi: N Australia (Arnhem Land, Melville I., Groote Eylandt)
  • Gavicalis virescens sonorus: Cent. Queensland and NSW to s Victoria and se South Australia
English:
Singing Honeyeater
Czech:
medosavka zpěvná
German:
Pfeifhonigfresser
Danish:
Sanghonningæder
Spanish:
Mielero Cantarín
Finnish:
laulumesikko
French:
Méliphage chanteur
Italian:
Succiamiele canoro
Japanese:
utaimitsusui
Japanese:
ウタイミツスイ
Dutch:
Fluithoningeter
Norwegian:
Sanghonningeter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Songhonningetar
Polish:
miodojad zóltoskrzydly
Russian:
Певчий медосос
Slovak:
medárik spevavý
Swedish:
sånghonungsfågel
Ukrainian:
Медник жовтокрилий
Chinese:
歌吸蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Méliphage chanteur ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Méliphage chanteur ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Singing Honeyeater ( Meliphaga virescens) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Singing Honeyeater ( Meliphaga virescens) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Singing Honeyeater ( Meliphaga virescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Singing Honeyeater ( Meliphaga virescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Singing Honeyeater ( Gavicalis virescens) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Singing Honeyeater ( Meliphaga virescens) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Meliphaga virescens [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Meliphaga virescens [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Meliphaga virescens [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Singing Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus virescens) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lichenostomus virescens [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lichenostomus virescens [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: menjamel cantaire
Czech: Medosavka zpevná, medosavka zpěvná
Danish: Sanghonningæder
German: Pfeifhonigfresser, Pfeif-Honigfresser
English: Black-faced Honeyeater, Large-striped Honeyeater, Singing Honeyeater
English (IOC): Singing Honeyeater
Spanish: Melífago Melódico, Mielero Cantarín
Spanish (Spain): Mielero Cantarín
Spanish (HBW): Singing Honeyeater
Finnish: Laulumesikko
French: Méliphage à brides, Méliphage chanteur
Hungarian: kantáros mézevő
Italian: Mangiamiele cantore, Succiamiele canoro
Japanese: utaimitsusui
Japanese: ウタイミツスイ
Scientific: Gavicalis virescens, Lichenostomus virescens, Lichenostomus virescens virescens, Meliphaga virescens, Melithreptus virescens
Lithuanian: Medčiulpys giesmininkas
Dutch: Fluithoningeter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Songhonningetar
Norwegian: Sanghonningeter
Polish: miodojad zóltoskrzydly, miodojad żółtoskrzydły, złotouch żółtoskrzydły
Russian: Певчий медосос
Slovak: medárik spevavý
Serbian: Medojed pevač
Swedish: Sånghonungsfågel
Ukrainian: Медник жовтокрилий
Chinese: 歌吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 鳴唱吸蜜鳥

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