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Wire-crested Thorntail
Discosura popelairii (Du Bus, 1846)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
  Discosura

Scientific:
  Discosura popelairii

Citation:
  (Du Bus, 1846)

Reference:
  Esquis.Orn. livr.2 pl.6,text

Protonym:
  Trochilus popelairii

Avibase ID:
  592083CCEFDBED7A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/592083CC

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 693147


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Discosura popelairii: E Colombia to e Ecuador and ne Peru
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Wire-crested Thorntail
Czech:
  kolibřík ostrochocholatý
German:
  Haubenfadenelfe
Danish:
  Trådtoppet Tornhale
Spanish:
  Rabudito Crestado
Finnish:
  jouhihapsukolibri
French:
  Coquette de Popelaire
Icelandic:
  Rótarbríi
Italian:
  Spinuro crestafilosa
Japanese:
  kanmuritogeohachidori
Japanese:
  カンムリトゲオハチドリ
Dutch:
  Gekuifde Draadkolibrie
Norwegian:
  Topptrådstjert
Polish:
  kolcosterek czubaty
Russian:
  Острохохлый колючехвостый колибри
Slovak:
  prilbiarik zelenorohý
Swedish:
  tofsnålstjärt
Chinese:
  翎冠刺尾蜂鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Coquette de Popelaire ( Discosura popelairii)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Coquette de Popelaire ( Popelairia popelairii)
Clements 1st edition:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
Clements 4th edition:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
Clements 6th edition:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Clements, version 2015:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Clements, version 2016:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Clements, version 2017:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Clements, version 2018:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
eBird version 1.50:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
eBird version 1.52:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
eBird version 1.53:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
eBird version 1.54:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
eBird version 1.55:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
eBird version 2015:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
eBird version 2016:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
eBird version 2017:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
eBird version 2018:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
James Lee Peters:
    Popelairia popelairii
James Lee Peters (original):
    Popelairia popelairii
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Popelairia popelairii
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Popelairia popelairii)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Wire-crested Thorntail ( Discosura popelairii)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Discosura popelairii
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Discosura popelairii

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Colibrí cuallarg de plomall
Czech: kolibřík ostrochocholatý, Kolibrík zelenonohý
Danish: Trådtoppet Tornhale
German: Fadenschopfelfe, Fadenschopf-Elfe, Haubenfadenelfe
English: Wire crested Thorntail, Wire-crested Thorntail, Wire-crested throntail
English (IOC): Wire-crested Thorntail
Spanish: Cola-de-lira Guamero, Coqueta de Cola Azul, Rabudito Crestado
Spanish (Colombia): Cola-de-lira Guamero, Rabudito crestado
Spanish (Ecuador): Colicerda Crestuda
Spanish (Spain): Rabudito Crestado
Spanish (HBW): Wire-crested Thorntail
Spanish (Peru): Cola-Cerda Crestado
Finnish: Jouhihapsukolibri
French: Colibri de Popelaire, Coquette de Popelaire, Discosura popelairii
Icelandic: Rótarbríi
Italian: Colibrì codalunga di Popelair, Spinuro crestafilosa
Japanese: kammuritogeohachidori, kanmuritogeohachidori
Japanese: カンムリトゲオハチドリ
Latin: Discosura popelairii, Popelairia popelairii, Popelairia popelarii, Trochilus popelairii
Lithuanian: Aštriakuodis dygliauodegis kolibris
Dutch: Gekuifde Draadkolibrie
Norwegian Nynorsk: Topptrådstjert
Norwegian: Topptrådstjert
Polish: kolcosterek czubaty
Russian: Острохохлый колючехвостый колибри
Slovak: prilbiarik zelenorohý
Serbian: Bodljorepi kolibri oštre ćube
Swedish: Popelairs nålstjärt, tofsnålstjärt
Ukrainian: Колібрі-голкохвіст чубатий
Chinese: 翎冠刺尾蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 線冠刺尾蜂鳥

 

         

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