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Purple-bearded Bee-eater

Meropogon forsteni Bonaparte, 1850

The Purple-bearded Bee-eater or Celebes Bee-eater (Meropogon forsteni) is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae. It is an endemic resident on the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia. This species is often seen in clearings inside dense forest. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Meropidae
Genus:
  Meropogon

Scientific:
  Meropogon forsteni

Citation:
  Bonaparte, 1850

Reference:
  Consp.Gen.Av. 1 p.164

Protonym:
  Meropogon forsteni

Avibase ID:
  34E92BE0098D3B73

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/34E92BE0

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554642

Geographic range:

  • Meropogon forsteni: Humid forests of Sulawesi
English:
Purple-bearded Bee-eater
Czech:
vlha celebeská
German:
Celebesspint
Danish:
Sulawesibiæder
Spanish:
Abejaruco de Célebes
Finnish:
celebesinampiaissyöjä
French:
Guêpier des Célèbes
Italian:
Gruccione barbaviola
Japanese:
serebesuhachikui
Japanese:
セレベスハチクイ
Dutch:
Sulawesibijeneter
Norwegian:
Purpurbieter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Purpurbietar
Polish:
zolna purpurowoglowa
Portuguese:
Abelharuco-purpúreo
Russian:
Сулавесская щурка
Slovak:
včelárik bradatý
Swedish:
sulawesibiätare
Ukrainian:
Бджолоїдка сулавеська
Chinese:
须蜂虎


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
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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):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Guêpier des Célèbes ( Meropogon forsteni)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Guêpier des Célèbes ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements 1st edition:
Celebes Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements 3rd edition:
Celebes Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements 4th edition:
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements 6th edition:
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
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):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements, version 2015:
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements, version 2016:
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements, version 2017:
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Clements, version 2018:
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
eBird version 1.50:
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
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:
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
eBird version 2017:
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
eBird version 2018:
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Sulawesi Bearded Bee Eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Sulawesi Bearded Bee Eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Celebes Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Oriental Bird Club:
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
James Lee Peters:
Meropogon forsteni
James Lee Peters (original):
Meropogon forsteni
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Meropogon forsteni
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Purple-bearded Bee-eater ( Meropogon forsteni)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Meropogon forsteni
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Meropogon forsteni

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Abellerol de Sulawesi
Czech: Vlha celebeská
Danish: Sulawesibiæder
German: Celebes Spint, Celebesspint
English: Celebes Bee-eater, Celebes-bearded Bee-eater, Purple bearded Bee eater, Purple-bearbed Bee Eater, Purple-bearded Bee-eater, Sulawesi Bearded Bee Eater, Sulawesi Bearded Bee-eater
English (IOC): Purple-bearded Bee-eater
Spanish: Abejaruco de Célebes, Abejaruco de Sulawesi
Spanish (Spain): Abejaruco de Célebes
Spanish (HBW): Purple-bearded Bee-eater
Estonian: purpur-mesilasenäpp
Finnish: Celebesinampiaissyöjä
French: Guêpier des Célèbes
Hungarian: erdei remetegyurgyalag
Indonesian: Cirikcirik Sulawesi, Cirik-cirik sulawesi
Italian: Gruccione barbaviola, Gruccione barbuto di Sulawesi
Japanese: serebesuhachikui
Japanese: セレベスハチクイ
Scientific: Meropogon forsteni
Lithuanian: Barzdotasis bitininkas, sulavesinis bitininkas
Dutch: Sulawesibijeneter, Sulawesi-bijeneter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Purpurbietar
Norwegian: Purpurbieter
Polish: zolna purpurowoglowa, żołna purpurowogłowa
Portuguese: Abelharuco-purpúreo
Russian: Сулавесская щурка
Slovak: včelárik bradatý
Slovenian: bradati legat
Serbian: Pčelarica ljubičaste brade
Swedish: Sulawesibiätare
Turkish: Selebes Arıkuşu
Ukrainian: Бджолоїдка сулавеська
Chinese: 须蜂虎
Chinese (Traditional): 紫鬚蜂虎

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