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Beautiful Sunbird

Cinnyris pulchellus (Linnaeus, C 1766)

The beautiful sunbird is a sunbird. It is native to tropical Africa, its range extending from Senegal and Guinea in the west to Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya in the east. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
   Cinnyris
Scientific:
  Cinnyris pulchellus


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1766)

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

Protonym:
  Certhia pulchella

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42946383


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  00D5E1C6B9B8D348

Avibase ID:
  avibase-00D5E1C6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/00D5E1C6


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916435

Geographic range:

  • Cinnyris pulchellus pulchellus: Senegal to Mali, s Niger (Aïr Massif ), Uganda and e Sudan
  • Cinnyris pulchellus melanogastrus: Eritrea to Ethiopia, ne Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya and sw Tanzania
English:
Beautiful Sunbird
Catalan:
suimanga llampant
Czech:
strdimil nádherný
Danish:
Langhalet Pragtsolfugl
German:
Elfennektarvogel
Spanish:
Suimanga Colilargo
Spanish (Spain):
Suimanga Colilargo
Finnish:
kaunomedestäjä
French:
Souimanga à longue queue
Croatian:
dugorepi medosas
Hungarian:
pompás nektármadár
Italian:
Nettarinia magnifica
Japanese (romaji):
utsukushionagataiyouchou
Japanese:
ウツクシオナガタイヨウチョウ
Lithuanian:
ilgauodegė spalvingoji nektarina
Dutch:
Feeënhoningzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Fagersolfugl
Norwegian:
Fagersolfugl
Polish:
nektarnik piękny
Portuguese:
Rabilongo-bronzeado
Russian:
Красивая нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka nádherná
Serbian:
Dugorepa sunčica
Swedish:
smyckesolfågel
Ukrainian:
Маріка-ельф
Chinese:
丽色花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
麗色花蜜鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchella) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Souimanga à longue queue ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Souimanga à longue queue ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
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:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
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:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Nectarinia pulchella [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Nectarinia pulchella [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Nectarinia pulchella [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Nectarinia pulchella) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Beautiful Sunbird ( Cinnyris pulchellus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cinnyris pulchellus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cinnyris pulchellus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Belarusian: Нектарніца-эльф
Catalan: suimanga llampant
Czech: Strdimil nádherný
Welsh: Aderyn haul hardd
Danish: Langhalet Pragtsolfugl
German: Elfennektarvogel, Elfen-Nektarvogel
English: Beautiful Long-tailed Sunbird, Beautiful Sunbird
English, HBW: Beautiful/Gorgeous Sunbird
English (IOC): Beautiful Sunbird
English (Kenya): Beautiful Sunbird
English (United States): Beautiful Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina Preciosa, Suimanga Colilargo, Suimanga colilargo sudanés
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Colilargo
Spanish (HBW): Beautiful Sunbird
Finnish: Kaunomedestäjä
French: Souimanga à longue queue, Souimanga élégant, Souimanga magnifique, Souimanga vert-doré à longue queue
Irish: Grianóg earrfhada
Galician: Bicaflor bonito
Croatian: dugorepi medosas
Hungarian: pompás nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia magnifica, Nettarinia multicolore
Japanese (romaji): akakionagataiyouchou, utsukushionagataiyouchou
Japanese: アカキオナガタイヨウチョウ, ウツクシオナガタイヨウチョウ
Scientific: Certhia pulchella, Cinnyris pulchella, Cinnyris pulchellus, Cinnyris pulchellus pulchellus, Nectarinia pulchella
Lithuanian: ilgauodegė spalvingoji nektarina, Ilgauodegė spalvingoji nektraina
Dutch: Feeënhoningzuiger, Feeünhoningzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Fagersolfugl
Norwegian: Fagersolfugl
Polish: nektarnik piekny, nektarnik piękny
Portuguese: Beija-flor-rabilongo-bronzeado, Rabilongo-bronzeado
Portuguese (Portugal): beija-flor-rabilongo
Rhaeto-Romance: Nectarinia diala
Russian: Красивая нектарница, Нектарница-эльф
Slovak: Nektárovka nádherná
Serbian: Dugorepa sunčica
Swedish: Smyckesolfågel
Swahili: Chozi Mzuri
Turkish: Uzun kuyruklu nektarkuşu
Ukrainian: Маріка-ельф
Chinese: 丽色花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 麗色花蜜鳥

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