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Violet-tailed Sunbird

Anthreptes aurantius Verreaux, J & Verreaux, E, 1851

The Violet-tailed Sunbird (Anthreptes aurantium) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found near water in forest, scrub and mangrove in the Central African countries of Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Gabon. It is part of the violet-backed sunbird superspecies. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
  Anthreptes

Scientific:
  Anthreptes aurantius

Citation:
  Verreaux, J & Verreaux, E, 1851

Reference:
  Rev.Mag.Zool.(2) 3 p.417

Protonym:
  Anthreptes aurantium

Avibase ID:
  74D67BDBB3C8471E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/74D67BDB

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916386

Geographic range:

  • Anthreptes aurantius: Cameroon to Gabon, ne Angola, Cent. African Rep. and ne Democratic Republic of the Congo
English:
Violet-tailed Sunbird
Czech:
strdimil fialovoocasý
German:
Violettschwanz-Nektarvogel
Danish:
Violethalet Solfugl
Spanish:
Suimanga Colivioleta
Finnish:
sinipyrstömedestäjä
French:
Souimanga à queue violette
Italian:
Nettarinia codaviola
Japanese:
ruriirokobashitaiyouchou
Japanese:
ルリイロコバシタイヨウチョウ
Dutch:
Violetstaarthoningzuiger
Norwegian:
Fioletthalesolfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Fioletthalesolfugl
Polish:
nektarzyk fioletowosterny
Portuguese:
Beija flor de cauda violeta
Russian:
Золотистая короткохвостая нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka zelenokrídla
Swedish:
lilastjärtad solfågel
Ukrainian:
Саїманга рудобока
Chinese:
紫尾食蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Souimanga à queue violette ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Souimanga à queue violette ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 1st edition:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 3rd edition:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 4th edition:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 6th edition:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Clements, version 2015:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Clements, version 2016:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Clements, version 2017:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Clements, version 2018:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Clements, version 2019:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
eBird version 1.50:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
eBird version 1.52:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
eBird version 1.53:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
eBird version 1.54:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
eBird version 1.55:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
eBird version 2015:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
eBird version 2016:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
eBird version 2017:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
eBird version 2018:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
eBird version 2019:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantius)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
James Lee Peters:
Anthreptes aurantium
James Lee Peters (original):
Anthreptes aurantium
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Anthreptes aurantium
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Violet-tailed Sunbird ( Anthreptes aurantium)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Anthreptes aurantium
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Anthreptes aurantius

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: suimanga de cua porpra
Czech: Strdimil fialovoocasý
Danish: Violethalet Solfugl
German: Violettschwanz-Nektarvogel
English: Violet tailed Sunbird, Violet-tailed Sunbird
English (IOC): Violet-tailed Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina de Cola Violeta, Suimanga Colivioleta
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Colivioleta
Spanish (HBW): Violet-tailed Sunbird
Finnish: Sinipyrstömedestäjä
French: Souimanga à queue violette
Hungarian: ibolyakékfarkú nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia codaviola
Japanese: ruriirokakubitaiyouchou, ruriirokobashitaiyouchou
Japanese: ルリイロカクビタイヨウチョウ, ルリイロコバシタイヨウチョウ
Scientific: Anthreptes aurantium, Anthreptes aurantius
Lithuanian: Mėlynsprandė trumpauodegė nektarinukė
Dutch: Violetstaarthoningzuiger, Violetstaart-honingzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Fioletthalesolfugl
Norwegian: Fioletthalesolfugl
Polish: nektarzyk fioletowosterny
Portuguese: Beija flor de cauda violeta, beija-flor-de-cauda-violeta
Russian: Золотистая короткохвостая нектарница
Slovak: nektárovka zelenokrídla
Swedish: Lilastjärtad solfågel
Ukrainian: Саїманга рудобока
Chinese: 紫尾食蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紫尾直嘴太陽鳥

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