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Lovely Sunbird

Aethopyga bella Tweeddale, A 1877

The handsome sunbird is a species of bird in the family Nectariniidae. It is endemic to the Philippines. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
   Aethopyga
Scientific:
  Aethopyga bella


Original description

Citation:
  Tweeddale, A 1877

Reference:
   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (4), 20 p.537

Protonym:
  Aethopyga bella

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15686662


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  6E012370E32CA1D8

Avibase ID:
  avibase-6E012370

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6E012370


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916477

Geographic range:

  • Aethopyga bella bella: S Philippines (Samar, Leyte, Dinagat, Siargao and Mindanao)
  • Aethopyga bella minuta: N Philippines (c Luzon, Mindoro, Polillo, and Marinduque)
  • Aethopyga bella rubrinota: N Philippines (Lubang)
  • Aethopyga bella flavipectus: N Philippines (n Luzon)
  • Aethopyga bella bonita: Philippines (Ticao, Masbate, Panay, Negros and Cebu)
  • Aethopyga bella arolasi: S Philippines (Sulu Archipelago)
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English:
Lovely Sunbird
Catalan:
suimanga orellut
Danish:
Leytesolfugl
German:
Philippinennektarvogel
Spanish:
Suimanga Hermoso
Spanish (Spain):
Suimanga Hermoso
Finnish:
soreamedestäjä
French:
Souimanga oreillard
Croatian:
filipinski medosas
Italian:
Nettarinia
Japanese (romaji):
hansamutaiyouchou
Japanese:
ハンサムタイヨウチョウ
Lithuanian:
Dailioji smailiauodegė nektarinukė
Dutch:
Mooie Honingzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Brudesolfugl
Norwegian:
Brudesolfugl
Polish:
kwiatownik strojny
Portuguese:
nectarínia-filipina
Russian:
Филиппинская нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka pôvabná
Swedish:
guldstrupig solfågel
Ukrainian:
Сіпарая жовтогуза
Chinese:
丽色太阳鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
韓德森太陽鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Souimanga oreillard ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga bella) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aethopyga bella [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aethopyga bella [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Aethopyga [shelleyi or bella] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: suimanga orellut
Danish: Leytesolfugl
German: Goldkehl-Nektarvogel, Philippinennektarvogel
English: Handsome Sunbird, Lovely Sunbird
English, HBW: Handsome Sunbird
English (IOC): Handsome Sunbird
English (United States): Handsome Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina Palú, Suimanga Hermoso
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Hermoso
Spanish (HBW): Handsome Sunbird
Finnish: soreamedestäjä
French: Souimanga oreillard, Souimanga ravissant
Croatian: filipinski medosas
Italian: Nettarinia, Nettarinia di Palawan
Japanese (romaji): hansamutaiyouchou
Japanese: ハンサムタイヨウチョウ
Scientific: Aethopyga bella, Aethopyga bella bella, Aethopyga shelleyi bella
Lithuanian: Dailioji smailiauodegė nektarinukė
Dutch: Mooie Honingzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Brudesolfugl
Norwegian: Brudesolfugl
Polish: kwiatownik strojny, kwiatownik zóltogardly, Kwiatownik żółtogardły
Portuguese: nectarínia-filipina
Portuguese (Portugal): beija-flor-formoso
Russian: Филиппинская нектарница
Slovak: nektárovka pôvabná
Swedish: Guldstrupig Sangihesolfågel, guldstrupig solfågel
Turkish: Filipin nektarkuşu
Ukrainian: Сіпарая жовтогуза
Chinese: 丽色太阳鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 韓德森太陽鳥

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