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Shelley's or Hofmann's Sunbird

Cinnyris [shelleyi or hofmanni] (= Cinnyris shelleyi) Alexander, B 1899

Shelley's sunbird is a species of bird in the family Nectariniidae. It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The species is named after George Ernest Shelley. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Alexander, B 1899

Reference:
   Bull. Brit. Orn. Club 8 p.54

Protonym:
  Cinnyris shelleyi

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101092#page/574/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  68352820FA15F886

Avibase ID:
  avibase-68352820

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/68352820


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916437

Geographic range:

  • Cinnyris shelleyi: SE Democratic Republic of the Congo to se Tanzania, e Zambia, Malawi and n Mozambique
  • Cinnyris hofmanni: E Tanzania (Ruvu and Pangani rivers to Morogoro region)
English:
Shelley's or Hofmann's Sunbird
French:
Souimanga de Shelley ou S. de Hofmann


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Shelley's or Hofmann's Sunbird ( Cinnyris [shelleyi or hofmanni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Shelley's or Hofmann's Sunbird ( Cinnyris [shelleyi or hofmanni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Shelley's or Hofmann's Sunbird ( Cinnyris [shelleyi or hofmanni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Shelley's or Hofmann's Sunbird ( Cinnyris [shelleyi or hofmanni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Shelley's or Hofmann's Sunbird ( Cinnyris [shelleyi or hofmanni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Shelley's or Hofmann's Sunbird ( Cinnyris [shelleyi or hofmanni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Shelley's or Hofmann's Sunbird ( Cinnyris [shelleyi or hofmanni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Shelley's or Hofmann's Sunbird ( Cinnyris [shelleyi or hofmanni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Shelley's or Hofmann's Sunbird ( Cinnyris [shelleyi or hofmanni])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Souimanga de Shelley ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Souimanga de Shelley ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Cinnyris shelleyi) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Nectarinia shelleyi [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Nectarinia shelleyi [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Nectarinia shelleyi [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Shelley's Sunbird ( Nectarinia shelleyi) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cinnyris shelleyi [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Afrikaans: Swartpenssuikerbekkie
Catalan: suimanga de Shelley
Czech: strdimil sazovobřichý, Strdimil Shelleyuv
Danish: Rødbåndet Solfugl
German: Rotkehl-Nektarvogel, Scharlachbrust-Nektarvogel, Shelleys Nektarvogel
English: Black-bellied Sunbird, Shelley's Double collared Sunbird, Shelley's Double-collared Sunbird, Shelley's or Hofmann's Sunbird, Shelley's Sunbird
English, HBW: Shelley's Sunbird
English (IOC): Shelley's/Hofmann's Sunbird
English (United States): Shelley's Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina de Shelley, Suimanga de Shelley
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga de Shelley
Spanish (HBW): Shelley's Sunbird
Finnish: Jokimedestäjä
French: Souimanga de Shelley, Souimanga de Shelley ou S. de Hofmann
Hungarian: Shelley-nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia di Shelley
Japanese (romaji): aosujigoshikitaiyouchou, himunenishikitaiyouchou
Japanese: アオスヂゴシキタイヨウチョウ, ヒムネニシキタイヨウチョウ
Scientific: Cinnyris [shelleyi or hofmanni], Cinnyris shelleyi, Cinnyris shelleyi shelleyi, Nectarinia shelleyi
Lithuanian: Šelio spalvingoji nektarina
Dutch: Shelley-honingzuiger, Shelleys Honingzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Bladsolfugl
Norwegian: Bladsolfugl
Polish: nektarnik czarnorzytny, nektarnik tanzanski, nektarnik tanzański
Portuguese: Beija-flor de Shelley
Portuguese (Portugal): beija-flor-de-shelley
Russian: Двуошейниковая нектарница
Slovak: nektárovka farbistá
Serbian: Šelijeva sunčica
Swedish: malawisolfågel/hofmannsolfågel, Shelleys solfågel
Swahili: Chozi wa Shelley
Turkish: Shelley nektarkuşu
Ukrainian: Маріка танзанійська
Chinese: 雪氏花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 謝利氏雙領花蜜鳥

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