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Kenya Violet-backed Sunbird
Anthreptes orientalis Hartlaub, 1880
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
  Anthreptes

Scientific:
  Anthreptes orientalis

Citation:
  Hartlaub, 1880

Reference:
  J.Orn. 28 p.213

Protonym:
  Anthreptes orientalis

Avibase ID:
  2D0C83B26EE8A374

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 558624

Geographic range:

  • Anthreptes orientalis: southeastern South Sudan, southern and eastern Ethiopia, northwestern and southern Somalia, northern Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Kenya Violet-backed Sunbird
Czech:
  strdimil vlaštovčí
German:
  Schwalbennektarvogel
Danish:
  Østafrikansk Solfugl
Spanish:
  Suimanga Keniata
Finnish:
  violettimedestäjä
French:
  Souimanga du Kenya
Icelandic:
  Kenya Violet-backed Sunbird
Italian:
  Nettarinia dorsoviola del Kenya
Japanese:
  higashisumirekobashitaiyouchou
Japanese:
  ヒガシスミレコバシタイヨウチョウ
Dutch:
  Zwaluwhoningzuiger
Norwegian:
  Tornsolfugl
Polish:
  nektarzyk sawannowy
Portuguese:
  Kenya Violet-backed Sunbird
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Kenya Violet-backed Sunbird
Russian:
  Ласточковая короткохвостая нектарница
Slovak:
  nektárovka savanová
Swedish:
  törnsolfågel
Chinese:
  东紫背食蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: suimanga de Kenya
Czech: Strdimil vlaštovcí, strdimil vlaštovčí
Danish: Østafrikansk Solfugl
German: Schwalbennektarvogel, Schwalben-Nektarvogel
English: Eastern Violet-backed Sunbird, Kenya Violet backed Sunbird, Kenya Violet-backed Sunbird
English (Kenya): Eastern Violet-backed Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina de Kenya, Suimanga Keniata
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Keniata
Finnish: Violettimedestäjä
French: Souimanga à dos violet, Souimanga du Kenya, Souimanga violet oriental
Hungarian: kenyai nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia dorsoviola del Kenya
Japanese: higashimurasakikakubitaiyouchou, higashisumirekobashitaiyouchou
Japanese: ヒガシスミレコバシタイヨウチョウ, ヒガシムラサキカクビタイヨウチョウ
Latin: Anthrepetes orientalis, Anthreptes longuemarei orientalis, Anthreptes orientalis, Anthreptes orientalis barbouri
Lithuanian: Keninė trumpauodegė nektarinukė
Dutch: Zwaluwhoningzuiger, Zwaluw-honingzuiger
Norwegian: Tornsolfugl
Polish: nektarzyk sawannowy
Russian: Ласточковая короткохвостая нектарница
Slovak: nektárovka savanová
Swedish: Östlig violettryggad solfågel, törnsolfågel
Swahili: Chozi Kiuno-buluu
Chinese: 东紫背食蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 東方紫背直嘴太陽鳥

 

         

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