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Superb Sunbird
Cinnyris superbus (Shaw, 1809)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
  Cinnyris

Scientific:
  Cinnyris superbus

Citation:
  (Shaw, 1809)

Reference:
  Gen.Zool.[Shaw] 8 pt1 p.193

Protonym:
  Certhia superba

Avibase ID:
  7C8BC7CF0F50D34E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7C8BC7CF

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916451

Geographic range:

  • Cinnyris superbus superbus: S Cameroon to n Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, extreme w Kenya and w Tanzania
  • Cinnyris superbus ashantiensis: Sierra Leone to Togo and (?) Benin
  • Cinnyris superbus nigeriae: S Nigeria
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Superb Sunbird
Czech:
  strdimil krásný
German:
  Prachtnektarvogel
Danish:
  Pragtsolfugl
Spanish:
  Suimanga Soberbio
Finnish:
  isokorumedestäjä
French:
  Souimanga superbe
Italian:
  Nettarinia superba
Japanese:
  wakiakataiyouchou
Japanese:
  ワキアカタイヨウチョウ
Dutch:
  Prachthoningzuiger
Norwegian:
  Edelsolfugl
Polish:
  nektarnik rudobrzuchy
Portuguese:
  Beija-flor-soberbo
Russian:
  Манильская нектарница
Slovak:
  nektárovka skvostná
Swedish:
  praktsolfågel
Chinese:
  雅美花蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: suimanga superb
Czech: strdimil krásný, Strdimil okrasný
Danish: Pragtsolfugl
German: Prachtnektarvogel, Pracht-Nektarvogel
English: Superb Malachite Sunbird, Superb Sunbird
English (Kenya): Superb Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina Soberbia, Suimanga Soberbio
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Soberbio
Finnish: Isokorumedestäjä
French: Souimanga superbe
Hungarian: ragyogó nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia superba
Japanese: rurimunetaiyouchou, wakiakataiyouchou
Japanese: ルリムネタイヨウチョウ, ワキアカタイヨウチョウ
Latin: Certhia superba, Cinnyris superba, Cinnyris superbus, Cinnyris superbus superbus, Nectarinia superba
Lithuanian: Puikioji spalvingoji nektarina
Dutch: Prachthoningzuiger
Norwegian: Edelsolfugl, Edlsolfugl
Polish: nektarnik rudobrzuchy
Portuguese: Beija-flor-soberbo
Russian: Манильская нектарница, Нектарница-красотка
Slovak: nektárovka skvostná
Swedish: Praktsolfågel
Swahili: Chozi Maridadi
Chinese: 雅美花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 雅美花蜜鳥

 

         

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