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Brown Honeyeater

Lichmera indistincta (Vigors & Horsfield, 1827)

The Brown Honeyeater (Lichmera indistincta) belongs to the honeyeaters, a group of birds found mainly in Australia and New Guinea which have highly developed brush-tipped tongues adapted for nectar feeding. It is a medium-small brownish bird, with yellow-olive panels in the tail and wing and a yellow tuft behind the eye. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
  Lichmera

Scientific:
  Lichmera indistincta

Citation:
  (Vigors & Horsfield, 1827)

Reference:
  Trans.Linn.Soc.London(1) 15(1826) p.315

Protonym:
  Meliphaga Indistincta

Avibase ID:
  D198F053A9A3676F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D198F053

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560811

Geographic range:

  • Lichmera indistincta indistincta: SW Western Australia north and east to nw Queensland
  • Lichmera indistincta ocularis: SE New Guinea and ne Australia (Cape York Pen. to n NSW)
  • Lichmera indistincta nupta: Aru Islands
  • Lichmera indistincta melvillensis: Melville and Bathurst Islands (Northern Territory)
English:
Brown Honeyeater
Czech:
medosavka hnědavá
German:
Braunhonigfresser
Danish:
Brun Honningæder
Spanish:
Mielero Pardo
Finnish:
harmaavihermesikko
French:
Méliphage brunâtre
Italian:
Succiamiele bruno
Japanese:
sameiromitsusui
Japanese:
サメイロミツスイ
Dutch:
Parkhoningeter
Norwegian:
Brunhonningeter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Brunhonningetar
Polish:
miodojadek brazowy
Russian:
Коричневый медосос
Slovak:
medárik hnedý
Swedish:
brun honungsfågel
Ukrainian:
Медовець бурий
Chinese:
褐岩吸蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Méliphage brunâtre ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
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):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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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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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Brown Honeyeater ( Lichmera indistincta) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lichmera indistincta [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Lichmera [indistincta or limbata] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: menjamel bru
Czech: Medosavka hnedá, medosavka hnědavá
Danish: Brun Honningæder
German: Braunhonigfresser, Braun-Honigfresser
English: Australian Brown Honeater, Brown Honeyeater
English (IOC): Brown Honeyeater
Spanish: Mielero Pardo, Pájaro Miel Castaño
Spanish (Spain): Mielero Pardo
Spanish (HBW): Brown Honeyeater
Finnish: Harmaavihermesikko
French: Méliphage brunâtre, Méliphage délavé
Hungarian: barna mézevő
Indonesian: Burung isap madu Australi, Isapmadu Australia, Isap-madu australia
Italian: Mangiamiele modesto, Succiamiele bruno
Japanese: sameiromitsusui
Japanese: サメイロミツスイ
Scientific: Lichmera indistincta, Lichmera indistincta indistincta, Meliphaga Indistincta
Lithuanian: Rudoji lichmera
Dutch: Balinese Honingeter, Parkhoningeter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Brunhonningetar
Norwegian: Brunhonningeter
Polish: miodojadek brazowy, miodojadek brązowy
Portuguese (Portugal): Papa-mel-castanho
Russian: бурая лихмера, Коричневый медосос
Slovak: Medárik hnedý
Serbian: Smeđi medojed
Swedish: Brun honungsfågel
Ukrainian: Медовець бурий
Chinese: 褐岩吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 褐岩吸蜜鳥

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