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Green-headed Sunbird
Cyanomitra verticalis (Latham, 1790)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
  Cyanomitra

Scientific:
  Cyanomitra verticalis

Citation:
  (Latham, 1790)

Reference:
  IndexOrn. 1 p.298

Protonym:
  Certhia verticalis

Avibase ID:
  6DE16262C2F04AAA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6DE16262

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916397

Geographic range:

  • Cyanomitra verticalis verticalis: Senegal to Cameroon
  • Cyanomitra verticalis viridisplendens: western and southern South Sudan and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo to central Kenya, south to northeastern Zambia and northern Malawi
  • Cyanomitra verticalis cyanocephala: Coastal Equatorial Guinea and Gabon to mouth of Congo River
  • Cyanomitra verticalis bohndorffi: S Cameroon to Cent. African Rep., n Angola and s Democratic Republic of the Congo
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Green-headed Sunbird
Czech:
  strdimil zelenohlavý
German:
  Grünkopf-Nektarvogel
Danish:
  Gråbuget Solfugl
Spanish:
  Suimanga Cabeciverde
Finnish:
  viherpäämedestäjä
French:
  Souimanga à tête verte
Italian:
  Nettarinia testaverde
Japanese:
  aogashirataiyouchou
Japanese:
  アオガシラタイヨウチョウ
Dutch:
  Groenkophoningzuiger
Norwegian:
  Grønnhodesolfugl
Polish:
  nektarnik zielonoglowy
Portuguese:
  Beija-flor-de-cabeca-verde
Russian:
  Малахитовоголовая нектарница
Slovak:
  nektárovka zelenohlavá
Swedish:
  grönhuvad solfågel
Chinese:
  绿头花蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: suimanga capverd
Czech: Strdimil zelenohlavý
Danish: Gråbuget Solfugl
German: Grünkopf-Nektarvogel
English: Green headed Sunbird, Green-headed Sunbird, Olive-backed Sunbird
English (IOC): Green-headed Sunbird
English (Kenya): Green-headed Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina de Cabeza Verde, Suimanga Cabeciverde
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Cabeciverde
Spanish (HBW): Green-headed Sunbird
Finnish: Viherpäämedestäjä
French: Souimanga à tête verte, Souimanga olive à tête bleue, Souimanga olive à tête brune
Hungarian: zöldfejű nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia testaverde
Japanese: aogashirataiyouchou
Japanese: アオガシラタイヨウチョウ
Latin: Certhia verticalis, Cyanomitra verticalis, Cyanomitra verticalis verticalis, Nectarinia verticalis
Lithuanian: Žaliagalvė gelsvoji nektarina
Dutch: Groenkophoningzuiger, Groenkop-honingzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Grønhovudsolfugl
Norwegian: Grønnhodesolfugl
Polish: nektarnik zielonoglowy, nektarnik zielonogłowy
Portuguese: Beija-flor-de-cabeca-verde
Russian: Малахитовоголовая нектарница
Slovak: nektárovka zelenohlavá
Serbian: Zelenoglava sunčica
Swedish: Grönhuvad solfågel
Swahili: Neli Kichwa-kijani
Ukrainian: Нектарик зеленоголовий
Chinese: 绿头花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 綠背花蜜鳥

 

         

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