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Brown-headed Cowbird (ater)

Molothrus ater ater (Boddaert, 1783)




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Icteridae
Genus:
   Molothrus
Scientific:
  Molothrus ater ater


Original description

Citation:
  (Boddaert, 1783)

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.37

Protonym:
  Oriolus ater

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27822657


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  C234714907C07D55

Avibase ID:
  avibase-C2347149

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C2347149


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 179113

Geographic range:

  • Molothrus ater ater: C and e-central US; > to Gulf Coast, Florida and s Mexico
English:
Brown-headed Cowbird (ater)
French:
Vacher à tête brune (ater)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Brown-headed Cowbird (ater) ( Molothrus ater ater)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Brown-headed Cowbird (Eastern) ( Molothrus ater ater)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Brown-headed Cowbird (Eastern) ( Molothrus ater ater)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Brown-headed Cowbird (Eastern) ( Molothrus ater ater)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Brown-headed Cowbird (Eastern) ( Molothrus ater ater)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Brown-headed Cowbird (Eastern) ( Molothrus ater ater)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Brown-headed Cowbird (Eastern) ( Molothrus ater ater)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Brown-headed Cowbird (Eastern) ( Molothrus ater ater)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Brown-headed Cowbird (Eastern) ( Molothrus ater ater)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 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 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Molothrus ater ater [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):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Molothrus ater ater [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: nominal subspecies

This taxon is a subspecies of Molothrus ater

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Other synonyms


English: Brown-headed Cowbird, Brown-headed Cowbird (ater), Brown-headed Cowbird (Eastern), Cowbird, Eastern Brown-headed Cowbird, Eastern Brown-headed Cowbird (nominate)
French: Vacher à tête brune (ater), Vacher à tête brune (nominal), Vacher à tête brune (nominale), Vacher à tête brune (race nominale)
Scientific: Molothrus ater ater, Molothrus ater buphilus, Oriolus ater

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