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Eastern Spinebill

Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Latham, 1801)

The Eastern Spinebill (Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris) is a species of honeyeater found in south-eastern Australia in forest and woodland areas, as well as gardens in urban areas of Sydney and Melbourne. It is around 15 cm long, and has a distinctive black, white and chestnut plumage, a red eye, and a long downcurved bill. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
  Acanthorhynchus

Scientific:
  Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

Citation:
  (Latham, 1801)

Reference:
  Suppl.ind.orn. p.xxxvi

Protonym:
  Certhia tenuirostris

Avibase ID:
  A542D6909AA1844A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A542D690

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 558387

Geographic range:

  • Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris tenuirostris: E Australia (c Queensland to s Victoria and se South Australia)
  • Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris cairnsensis: Montane ne Queensland (Windsor Tablelands to Paluma Range)
  • Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris halmaturinus: SE South Australia (Mt. Lofty and Flinders Ranges; Kangaroo I.
  • Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris dubius: Tasmania, King and Flinders Islands (Bass Strait)
English:
Eastern Spinebill
Czech:
jehlozobka východní
German:
Rotnacken-Honigfresser
Danish:
Østlig Seglnæb
Spanish:
Picoespina Oriental
Finnish:
naskalivyömesikko
French:
Méliphage à bec grêle
Italian:
Spinorinco orientale
Japanese:
kirihashimitsusui
Japanese:
キリハシミツスイ
Dutch:
Zwarthalshoningvogel
Norwegian:
Prydhonningeter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Prydhonningetar
Polish:
miodopijek dlugodzioby
Portuguese:
Melífago-oriental
Russian:
Восточный шилоклювый медосос
Slovak:
peliar tenkozobý
Swedish:
östlig sylnäbb
Ukrainian:
Медолюб-шилодзьоб східний
Chinese:
东尖嘴吸蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Eastern Spinebill ( Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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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):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Eastern Spinebill ( Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Eastern Spinebill ( Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Méliphage à bec grêle ( Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Méliphage à bec grêle ( Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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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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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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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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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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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):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: bec d'espina oriental
Czech: jehlozobka východní, Kvetosavka východní
Danish: Østlig Seglnæb
German: Rotnacken-Honigfresser
English: Eastern Spinebill
English (IOC): Eastern Spinebill
Spanish: Pico de Espina Oriental, Picoespina Oriental
Spanish (Spain): Picoespina Oriental
Spanish (HBW): Eastern Spinebill
Estonian: manisk-meelind
Finnish: Naskalivyömesikko
French: Méliphage à bec épiné, Méliphage à bec grêle
Hungarian: keleti mézmadár
Italian: Mangiamiele becco a spina orientale, Spinorinco orientale
Japanese: kirihashimitsusui
Japanese: キリハシミツスイ
Scientific: Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris, Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris tenuirostris, Certhia tenuirostris
Lithuanian: Rytinis smailiasnapis medsiurbys
Dutch: Zwarthalshoningvogel, Zwarthals-honingvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Prydhonningetar
Norwegian: Prydhonningeter
Polish: miodopijek dlugodzioby, miodopijek długodzioby
Portuguese: Melífago-oriental
Russian: Восточный шилоклювый медосос
Slovak: peliar tenkozobý
Serbian: Istočni tankokljuni medojed
Swedish: Östlig sylnäbb
Ukrainian: Медолюб-шилодзьоб східний
Chinese: 东尖嘴吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 東方刺嘴吸蜜鳥

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