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Copper Sunbird

Cinnyris cupreus (Shaw, 1812)

The copper sunbird is a species of passerine bird in the family Nectariniidae. It is native to tropical Africa, its range extending from Senegal and Guinea in the west to South Sudan and Kenya in the east, and southwards to Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Shaw, 1812)

Reference:
  Gen.Zool.[Shaw] p.201

Protonym:
  Certhia cuprea

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46394999


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  1F21FFE9E22F56E3

Avibase ID:
  avibase-1F21FFE9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1F21FFE9


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916459

Geographic range:

  • Cinnyris cupreus cupreus: Senegal to e Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Ethiopia, w Kenya and w Tanzania
  • Cinnyris cupreus chalceus: Angola to se Democratic Republic of the Congo, w Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe
English:
Copper Sunbird
Catalan:
suimanga de coure
Czech:
strdimil achátový
Danish:
Kobbersolfugl
German:
Kupfernektarvogel
Spanish:
Suimanga Cobrizo
Spanish (Spain):
Suimanga Cobrizo
Finnish:
kuparimedestäjä
French:
Souimanga cuivré
Croatian:
bakrenastoglavi medosas
Hungarian:
rezes nektármadár
Italian:
Nettarinia ramata
Japanese (romaji):
buronzutaiyouchou
Japanese:
ブロンズタイヨウチョウ
Lithuanian:
Varinė spalvingoji nektarina
Dutch:
Koperhoningzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Koparsolfugl
Norwegian:
Kobbersolfugl
Polish:
nektarnik miedziany
Portuguese:
Beija-flor-cobreado
Russian:
Медная нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka medená
Serbian:
Bakarna sunčica
Swedish:
kopparsolfågel
Ukrainian:
Маріка міднобарвна
Chinese:
铜色花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
銅色花蜜鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Kopersuikerbekkie
Catalan: suimanga de coure
Czech: Strdimil achátový
Danish: Kobbersolfugl
German: Kupfernektarvogel, Kupfer-Nektarvogel
English: Copper Sunbird, Coppery Sunbird
English, HBW: Copper Sunbird
English (IOC): Copper Sunbird
English (Kenya): Copper Sunbird
English (United States): Copper Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina Color de Cobre, Suimanga Cobrizo
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Cobrizo
Spanish (HBW): Copper Sunbird
Finnish: Kuparimedestäjä
French: Souimanga cuivré
Croatian: bakrenastoglavi medosas
Hungarian: rezes nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia cuprea, Nettarinia ramata
Japanese (romaji): buronzutaiyouchou, shakudoutaiyouchou
Japanese: シャクドウタイヨウチョウ, ブロンズタイヨウチョウ
Kwangali: Kalyambya
Scientific: Certhia cuprea, Cinnyris cuprea, Cinnyris cupreus, Cinnyris cupreus cupreus, Nectarinia cuprea
Lithuanian: Varinė spalvingoji nektarina
Dutch: Koperhoningzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Koparsolfugl
Norwegian: Kobbersolfugl
Polish: nektarnik miedziany
Portuguese: Beija-flor-cobreado
Portuguese (Portugal): beija-flor-cobreado
Russian: Медная нектарница
Slovak: nektárovka medená
Shona: Dzonya
Serbian: Bakarna sunčica
Swedish: Kopparsolfågel
Swahili: Chozi Shaba
Turkish: Bakır rengi nektarkuşu
Ukrainian: Маріка міднобарвна
Chinese: 铜色花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 銅色花蜜鳥

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