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Chestnut-headed Bee-eater
Merops leschenaulti Vieillot, 1817
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Meropidae
Genus:
  Merops

Scientific:
  Merops leschenaulti

Citation:
  Vieillot, 1817

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 14 p.17

Protonym:
  Merops Leschenaulti

Avibase ID:
  F8652F4FF1CF9E8D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F8652F4F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554662

Geographic range:

  • Merops leschenaulti leschenaulti: Sri Lanka and sw India to Thailand, Indochina and Malay Pen.
  • Merops leschenaulti andamanensis: Andaman Islands
  • Merops leschenaulti quinticolor: Java and Bali
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Chestnut-headed Bee-eater
Czech:
  vlha hnědohlavá
German:
  Braunkopfspint
Danish:
  Rustbiæder
Spanish:
  Abejaruco Cabecirrufo
Finnish:
  kastanjamehiläissyöjä
French:
  Guêpier de Leschenault
Italian:
  Gruccione testacastana
Japanese:
  chagashirahachikui
Japanese:
  チャガシラハチクイ
Dutch:
  Bruinkopbijeneter
Norwegian:
  Bengalbieter
Polish:
  zolna obrozna
Portuguese:
  Abelharuco-de-cabeça-castanha
Russian:
  Буроголовая щурка
Slovak:
  včelárik hnedohlavý
Swedish:
  rosthuvad biätare
Chinese:
  栗头蜂虎


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Guêpier de Leschenault ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Guêpier de Leschenault ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
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):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
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):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
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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:
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Bay-headed Bee Eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Bay-headed Bee Eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Bay-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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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:
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Merops leschenaulti [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Merops leschenaulti [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Merops leschenaulti [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Chestnut-headed Bee-eater ( Merops leschenaulti) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Merops leschenaulti [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Merops leschenaulti [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Bengali: খয়রামাথা সুইচোরা
Catalan: Abellerol cap-rogenc
Czech: Vlha hnedohlavá, vlha hnědohlavá
Danish: Rustbiæder
German: Blaukehlspint, Braunkopfspint, Malaienspint
English: Bay-headed Bee Eater, Bay-headed Bee-eater, Chestnut headed Bee eater, Chestnut-headed Bee Eater, Chestnut-headed Bee-eater
Spanish: Abejaruco Cabecirrufo, Abejaruco de Cabeza Baya
Spanish (Spain): Abejaruco Cabecirrufo
Estonian: ida-mesilasenäpp
Finnish: Kastanjamehiläissyöjä
French: Guêpier de Leschenault
Hungarian: barnafejű gyurgyalag
Indonesian: Burung Kirik-kirik Senja, Kirik-kirik, Kirikkirik Senja, Kirik-kirik senja
Italian: Gruccione testacastana, Gruccione testacastana di Leschenault
Japanese: cha-gashira hachi-kui, chagashirahachikui
Japanese: チャガシラハチクイ
Japanese (Kanji): 茶頭蜂喰
Latin: Merops leschenaulti, Merops leschenaulti leschenaulti
Lithuanian: Rudagalvis bitininkas
Malayalam: ചെന്തലയൻ വേലിത്തത്ത, ചെന്തലയന്‍  വേലിത്തത്ത
Malay: Burung Beberek Kepala Coklat, Burung Berek-berek Senja
Dutch: Bruinkopbijeneter, Bruinkop-bijeneter
Norwegian: Bengalbieter
Polish: zolna obrozna, żołna obrożna
Pinyin: hēi-xiōng fēng-hǔ, lì-tóu fēng-hǔ
Portuguese: Abelharuco-de-cabeça-castanha
Russian: Буроголовая щурка
Slovak: Včelárik hnedohlavý
Slovenian: ogrličasti čebelar
Swedish: Rostbiätare, rosthuvad biätare
Tamil: Chenthalai Panchuruttan
Thai: นกจาบคาหัวสีส้ม
Thai (Transliteration): nók càap-kʰaa hŭa-sĭi-sôm
Turkish: Al Başlı Arıkuşu
Vietnamese: Chim Trảu họng vàng, Trảu đầu hung
Chinese: 栗头蜂虎, 黑胸蜂虎
Chinese (Traditional): 栗頭蜂虎, 黑胸蜂虎

 

         

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