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Sao Tome Sunbird

Dreptes thomensis (Bocage, JVB 1889)

The giant sunbird is a species of bird in the family Nectariniidae. It is the only species in the genus Dreptes. It is endemic to the island of São Tomé, where it occurs in the central massif. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
   Dreptes
Scientific:
  Dreptes thomensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Bocage, JVB 1889)

Reference:
   J. Sci. Math. Phys. Nat. Lisboa (2), 1 p.143

Protonym:
  Nectarinia thomensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3418881


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  1DEA5DEA06EDB93F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-1DEA5DEA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1DEA5DEA


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916395


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Dreptes thomensis: São Tomé I. (Gulf of Guinea)
English:
Sao Tome Sunbird
Catalan:
suimanga gegant
Czech:
strdimil svatotomášský
Danish:
Kæmpesolfugl
German:
Riesennektarvogel
Spanish:
Suimanga Gigante
Spanish (Spain):
Suimanga Gigante
Finnish:
sãotoménmedestäjä
French:
Souimanga de Sao Tomé
Croatian:
dugljokljuni medosas
Hungarian:
óriás-nektármadár
Icelandic:
Tröllasóli
Italian:
Nettarinia di São Tomé
Japanese (romaji):
kuroonitaiyouchou
Japanese:
クロオニタイヨウチョウ
Lithuanian:
Milžiniškoji nektarina
Dutch:
Reuzenhoningzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kjempesolfugl
Norwegian:
Kjempesolfugl
Polish:
nektarnik posępny
Portuguese:
Beija-flor-preto-de-são-tomé
Russian:
Гигантская нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka veľká
Serbian:
Sunčica sa ostrva Sao Tome
Swedish:
jättesolfågel
Ukrainian:
Нектарка велика
Chinese:
巨花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
聖多美花蜜鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Giant Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Giant Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Giant Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Giant Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Giant Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Giant Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Giant Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Giant Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Giant Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Giant Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Giant Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Souimanga de Sao Tomé ( Dreptes thomensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Souimanga de Sao Tomé ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Clements 1st edition:
São Thomé Giant Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Clements, version 2021:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements, version 2022:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements 3rd edition:
São Thomé Giant Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Clements 4th edition:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements 6th edition:
São Tomé Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
São Tomé Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements, version 2015:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements, version 2016:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements, version 2017:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements, version 2018:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Clements, version 2019:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
eBird version 1.50:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
eBird version 1.52:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
eBird version 1.53:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
eBird version 1.54:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
eBird version 1.55:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
eBird version 2015:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
eBird version 2016:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
eBird version 2017:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
eBird version 2018:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
eBird version 2019:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
eBird version 2021:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
eBird version 2022:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Sao Thome Giant Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Sao Thome Giant Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
S‹o Thom‚ Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Nectarinia thomensis
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Nectarinia thomensis
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Nectarinia thomensis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Nectarinia thomensis)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Sao Tome Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Giant Sunbird ( Dreptes thomensis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dreptes thomensis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dreptes thomensis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: suimanga gegant
Czech: Strdimil svatotomášský
Danish: Kæmpesolfugl
German: Riesennektarvogel, Riesen-Nektarvogel
English: Dusky Sao Tome Sunbird, Giant Sunbird, S‹o Thom‚ Sunbird, Sao Thome Giant Sunbird, São Thomé Giant Sunbird, Sao Tome Giant Sunbird, Sào Tomé Giant Sunbird, São Tomé Giant Sunbird, Sao Tome Sunbird, São Tomé Sunbird
English, HBW: Giant Sunbird
English (IOC): Giant Sunbird
English (United States): Sao Tome Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina de Santo Tomé, Suimanga Gigante
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Gigante
Spanish (HBW): Sao Tome Sunbird
Finnish: Saothomenmedestäjä, saotomenmedestäjä, sãotoménmedestäjä
French: Souimanga de Sao Tomé, Souimanga géant, Souimanga géant de Sao Thomé
Croatian: dugljokljuni medosas
Hungarian: óriás-nektármadár
Icelandic: Tröllasóli
Italian: Nettarinia di Sao Tomè, Nettarinia di São Tomé, Nettarinia gigante di São Tomé
Japanese (romaji): kuroonitaiyouchou
Japanese: クロオニタイヨウチョウ
Kirghiz: ири шимикчи
Scientific: Derptes thomensis, Dreptes thomensis, Nectarinia thomensis
Lithuanian: Milžiniškoji nektarina
Dutch: Reuzenhoningzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kjempesolfugl
Norwegian: Kjempesolfugl
Polish: nektarnik posepny, nektarnik posępny
Portuguese: Beija-flor-preto-de-são-tomé
Portuguese (Portugal): beija-flor-gigante
Russian: Большая нектарница, Гигантская нектарница, Нектарница-великан
Slovak: nektárovka veľká
Serbian: Sunčica sa ostrva Sao Tome
Swedish: Jättesolfågel
Turkish: Büyük nektarkuşu
Ukrainian: Нектарка велика
Chinese: 巨花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 聖多美花蜜鳥

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