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Scarlet-chested Sunbird
Chalcomitra senegalensis (Linnaeus, 1766)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
  Chalcomitra

Scientific:
  Chalcomitra senegalensis

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.186

Protonym:
  Certhia senegalensis

Avibase ID:
  0059A2E0EAFC6106

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916408

Geographic range:

  • Chalcomitra senegalensis senegalensis: Senegal to n Ghana and n Nigeria
  • Chalcomitra senegalensis acik: northern Cameroon to Central African Republic, southwestern Sudan, western and central South Sudan, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, and northwestern Uganda
  • Chalcomitra senegalensis proteus: southeastern Sudan, southeastern South Sudan (Boma Hills), Eritrea, and Ethiopia
  • Chalcomitra senegalensis lamperti: eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, southern South Sudan (Imatong Mountains, Leboni Forest), Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda (except northwest), southwestern Kenya, and Tanzania
  • Chalcomitra senegalensis gutturalis: SE Kenya to Angola, w Zambia, w Democratic Republic of the Congo, n Botswana, e S Africa
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Scarlet-chested Sunbird
Czech:
  strdimil senegalský
German:
  Rotbrust-Glanzköpfchen
Danish:
  Skarlagenbrystet Solfugl
Spanish:
  Suimanga Pechiescarlata
Finnish:
  ruusurintamedestäjä
French:
  Souimanga à poitrine rouge
Icelandic:
  Scarlet-chested Sunbird
Italian:
  Nettarinia pettoscarlatto
Japanese:
  himunetaiyouchou
Japanese:
  ヒムネタイヨウチョウ
Dutch:
  Roodborsthoningzuiger
Norwegian:
  Skarlagenbrystsolfugl
Polish:
  nektarnik szkarlatny
Portuguese:
  Beija flor de peito escarlate
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Scarlet-chested Sunbird
Russian:
  Алогрудая нектарница
Slovak:
  nektárovka červenoprsá
Swedish:
  karmosinbröstad solfågel
Chinese:
  赤胸花蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Souimanga à poitrine rouge ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Souimanga à poitrine rouge ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Chalcomitra senegalensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Chalcomitra senegalensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Chalcomitra [senegalensis or hunteri] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: d Rooikeelsuikerbekkie, Rooiborssuikerbekkie, Rooikeelsuikerbekkie
Catalan: suimanga de pit escarlata
Czech: Strdimil senegalský
Danish: Skarlagenbrystet Solfugl
German: Rotbrust-Glanzköpfchen
English: Scarlet chested Sunbird, Scarlet-breasted Sunbird, Scarletchested Sunbird, Scarlet-chested Sunbird
English (Kenya): Scarlet-chested Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina de Pecho Carmín, Suimanga Pechiescarlata
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Pechiescarlata
Finnish: Ruusurintamedestäjä
French: Souimanga à poitrine écarlate, Souimanga à poitrine rouge
Hungarian: bíbormellű nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia pettirossa, Nettarinia pettoscarlatto
Japanese: himunetaiyouchou
Japanese: ヒムネタイヨウチョウ
Kwangali: Kalyambya
Latin: Chalcomitra senegalensis, Nectarinia cruentata, Nectarinia senegalensis
Lithuanian: Raudonkrūtė chalkomitra
Dutch: Roodborsthoningzuiger, Roodborst-honingzuiger
Norwegian: Skarlagenbrystsolfugl
Polish: Nektarnik senegalski, nektarnik szkarlatny, Nektarnik szkarłatny
Portuguese: Beija flor de peito escarlate, Beija-flor-de-peito-escarlate
Russian: Алогрудая нектарница
Slovak: Nektárovka červenohrdlá, nektárovka cervenoprsá, nektárovka červenoprsá
Shona: Dzonya
Swedish: karmosinbröstad solfågel, Rödbröstad solfågel
Swahili: Neli Gunda
Tswana: Senwabolôpe
Tsonga: Nwapyopyamhanya
Chinese: 赤胸花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 赤胸花蜜鳥

 

         

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