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Brown-headed Honeyeater
Melithreptus brevirostris (Vigors & Horsfield, 1827)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
  Melithreptus

Scientific:
  Melithreptus brevirostris

Citation:
  (Vigors & Horsfield, 1827)

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

Protonym:
  Meliphaga Brevirostris

Avibase ID:
  08DADC05EF9AEE45

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/08DADC05

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561084

Geographic range:

  • Melithreptus brevirostris brevirostris: SE Australia (ne NSW to s Victoria and far se South Australia)
  • Melithreptus brevirostris magnirostris: Kangaroo I. (South Australia)
  • Melithreptus brevirostris wombeyi: S Victoria (OtwayPeninsula and Gippsland)
  • Melithreptus brevirostris pallidiceps: S-central Queensland to nw Victoria and se South Australia
  • Melithreptus brevirostris leucogenys: Southern Western Australia to Eyre Peninsula, South Australia
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Brown-headed Honeyeater
Czech:
  kystráček hnědohlavý
German:
  Braunkopf-Honigschmecker
Danish:
  Brunkronet Honningæder
Spanish:
  Mielero Cabecipardo
Finnish:
  ruskolakkimesikko
French:
  Méliphage à tête brune
Italian:
  Succiamiele testabruna
Japanese:
  chagashirahachimakimitsusui
Japanese:
  チャガシラハチマキミツスイ
Dutch:
  Bruine Diadeemhoningeter
Norwegian:
  Brunhodehonningeter
Polish:
  miodopoik brazowoglowy
Russian:
  Буроголовый венценосный медосос
Slovak:
  medárik hnedohlavý
Swedish:
  brunhuvad honungsfågel
Chinese:
  褐头抚蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Méliphage à tête brune ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Méliphage à tête brune ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
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):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
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):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [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:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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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 2.11:
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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 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:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Melithreptus brevirostris [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Melithreptus brevirostris [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Melithreptus brevirostris [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Brown-headed Honeyeater ( Melithreptus brevirostris) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Melithreptus brevirostris [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Melithreptus brevirostris [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Related taxa

Other synonyms

Catalan: menjamel capbrú
Czech: kystráček hnědohlavý, Medozobka hnedohlavá
Danish: Brunkronet Honningæder
German: Braunkopf-Honigfresser, Braunkopf-Honigschmecker
English: Brown headed Honeyeater, Brown-headed Honeyeater, Short-billed Honeyeater
Spanish: Mielero Cabecipardo, Pájaro Miel de Cabeza Castaño
Spanish (Spain): Mielero Cabecipardo
Finnish: ruskolakkimesikko, Ruskolakkiwesikko
French: Méliphage à tête brune, Méliphage à tête brune
Hungarian: rövidcsőrű mézevő
Italian: Mangiamiele capobruno, Succiamiele testabruna
Japanese: chagashirahachimakimitsusui
Japanese: チャガシラハチマキミツスイ
Latin: Meliphaga Brevirostris, Melithreptus brevirostris, Melithreptus brevirostris brevirostris
Lithuanian: Rudagalvis vainikuotasis medsiurbys
Dutch: Bruine Diadeemhoningeter
Norwegian: Brunhodehonningeter
Polish: miodopoik brazowoglowy, miodopoik brązowogłowy
Russian: Буроголовый венценосный медосос
Slovak: medárik hnedohlavý
Swedish: Brunhuvad honungsfågel
Chinese: 褐头抚蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 褐頭撫蜜鳥

 

         

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