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Scarlet-chested Sunbird

Chalcomitra senegalensis (Linnaeus, C 1766)

The scarlet-chested sunbird is a species of bird in the family Nectariniidae. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
   Chalcomitra
Scientific:
  Chalcomitra senegalensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1766)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 12, vol. 1, part 1

Protonym:
  Certhia senegalensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42946382


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  0059A2E0EAFC6106

Avibase ID:
  avibase-0059A2E0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0059A2E0


Taxonomic 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 or saturatior]: SE Kenya to Angola, w Zambia, w Democratic Republic of the Congo, n Botswana, e S Africa
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English:
Scarlet-chested Sunbird
Catalan:
suimanga de pit escarlata
Czech:
strdimil senegalský
Danish:
Skarlagenbrystet Solfugl
German:
Rotbrust-Glanzköpfchen
Spanish:
Suimanga Pechiescarlata
Spanish (Spain):
Suimanga Pechiescarlata
Finnish:
ruusurintamedestäjä
French:
Souimanga à poitrine rouge
Croatian:
grimiznoprsi medosas
Hungarian:
bíbormellű nektármadár
Icelandic:
Bringusóli
Italian:
Nettarinia pettoscarlatto
Japanese (romaji):
himunetaiyouchou
Japanese:
ヒムネタイヨウチョウ
Lithuanian:
Raudonkrūtė chalkomitra
Dutch:
Roodborsthoningzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Skarlaksbrystsolfugl
Norwegian:
Skarlagenbrystsolfugl
Polish:
nektarnik szkarłatny
Portuguese:
beija-flor-de-peito-escarlate
Russian:
Рубиновогрудая нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka červenoprsá
Serbian:
Obična crvenogruda sunčica
Swedish:
karmosinbröstad solfågel
Ukrainian:
Нектарець червоноволий
Chinese:
赤胸花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
赤胸花蜜鳥


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)
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]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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, version 2021:
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
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]
Clements, version 2018:
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
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]
eBird version 2018:
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
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 (03/07/2017):
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Nectarinia senegalensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra senegalensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Scarlet-chested Sunbird ( Chalcomitra 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

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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, HBW: Scarlet-chested Sunbird
English (IOC): Scarlet-chested Sunbird
English (Kenya): Scarlet-chested Sunbird
English (United States): Scarlet-chested Sunbird
Esperanto: Skarlatbrusta sunbirdo
Spanish: Nectarina de Pecho Carmín, Suimanga Pechiescarlata
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Pechiescarlata
Spanish (HBW): Scarlet-chested Sunbird
Finnish: Ruusurintamedestäjä
French: Souimanga à poitrine écarlate, Souimanga à poitrine rouge
Croatian: grimiznoprsi medosas
Hungarian: bíbormellű nektármadár
Icelandic: Bringusóli
Italian: Nettarinia pettirossa, Nettarinia pettoscarlatto
Japanese (romaji): himunetaiyouchou
Japanese: ヒムネタイヨウチョウ
Kwangali: Kalyambya
Scientific: Certhia senegalensis, Chalcomitra senegalensis, Chalcomitra senegalensis cruentata, Chalcomitra senegalensis senegalensis, Nectarinia cruentata, Nectarinia senegalensis
Lithuanian: Raudonkrūtė chalkomitra
Dutch: Roodborsthoningzuiger, Roodborst-honingzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Skarlaksbrystsolfugl
Norwegian: Skarlagenbrystsolfugl
Polish: Nektarnik senegalski, nektarnik szkarlatny, Nektarnik szkarłatny
Portuguese: Beija flor de peito escarlate, Beija-flor-de-peito-escarlate
Portuguese (Portugal): beija-flor-de-peito-escarlate
Russian: Алогрудая нектарница, Рубиновогрудая нектарница, Яркокрасногрудая нектарница
Slovak: Nektárovka červenohrdlá, nektárovka cervenoprsá, nektárovka červenoprsá
Shona: Dzonya
Serbian: Obična crvenogruda sunčica
Swedish: karmosinbröstad solfågel, Rödbröstad solfågel
Swahili: Neli Gunda
Tswana: Senwabolôpe
Turkish: Al göğüslü nektarkuşu
Tsonga: Nwapyopyamhanya
Ukrainian: Нектарець червоноволий
Chinese: 赤胸花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 赤胸花蜜鳥

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