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Superb Sunbird

Cinnyris superbus (Shaw, 1809)

The superb sunbird is a species of bird in the family Nectariniidae. It is widely spread across the African tropical rainforest. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Shaw, 1809)

Reference:
  Gen.Zool.[Shaw] p.193

Protonym:
  Certhia superba

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46394987


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7C8BC7CF0F50D34E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7C8BC7CF

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
English:
Superb Sunbird
Catalan:
suimanga superb
Czech:
strdimil krásný
Danish:
Pragtsolfugl
German:
Prachtnektarvogel
Spanish:
Suimanga Soberbio
Spanish (Spain):
Suimanga Soberbio
Finnish:
isokorumedestäjä
French:
Souimanga superbe
Croatian:
kestenjastotrbi medosas
Hungarian:
ragyogó nektármadár
Icelandic:
Glæsisólfugl
Italian:
Nettarinia superba
Japanese (romaji):
wakiakataiyouchou
Japanese:
ワキアカタイヨウチョウ
Lithuanian:
Puikioji spalvingoji nektarina
Dutch:
Prachthoningzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Edelsolfugl
Norwegian:
Edelsolfugl
Polish:
nektarnik rudobrzuchy
Portuguese:
Beija-flor-soberbo
Russian:
Великолепная нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka skvostná
Swedish:
praktsolfågel
Ukrainian:
Маріка-білозір
Chinese:
雅美花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
雅美花蜜鳥


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]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Superb Sunbird ( Cinnyris superbus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Superb Sunbird ( Cinnyris superbus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Superb Sunbird ( Cinnyris superbus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Superb Sunbird ( Cinnyris superbus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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, version 2021:
Superb Sunbird ( Cinnyris superbus) [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]
Clements, version 2019:
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]
eBird version 2019:
Superb Sunbird ( Cinnyris superbus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
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 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]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Superb Sunbird ( Cinnyris superbus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Superb Sunbird ( Cinnyris superbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Superb Sunbird ( Cinnyris superbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Superb Sunbird ( Cinnyris superbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Superb Sunbird ( Cinnyris superbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Superb Sunbird ( Cinnyris superbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Superb Sunbird ( Cinnyris superbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Superb Sunbird ( Cinnyris superbus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Superb Sunbird ( Nectarinia superba) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Nectarinia superba [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Nectarinia superba [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Superb Sunbird ( Nectarinia superba) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Superb Sunbird ( Cinnyris superbus) [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, HBW: Superb Sunbird
English (IOC): Superb Sunbird
English (Kenya): Superb Sunbird
English (United States): Superb Sunbird
Esperanto: Elfa sunbirdo
Spanish: Nectarina Soberbia, Suimanga Soberbio
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Soberbio
Spanish (HBW): Superb Sunbird
Finnish: Isokorumedestäjä
French: Souimanga superbe
Croatian: kestenjastotrbi medosas
Hungarian: ragyogó nektármadár
Icelandic: Glæsisólfugl
Italian: Nettarinia superba
Japanese (romaji): 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
Scientific: Certhia superba, Cinnyris superba, Cinnyris superbus, Cinnyris superbus superbus, Nectarinia superba
Lithuanian: Puikioji spalvingoji nektarina
Dutch: Prachthoningzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Edelsolfugl
Norwegian: Edelsolfugl, Edlsolfugl
Polish: nektarnik rudobrzuchy
Portuguese: Beija-flor-soberbo
Portuguese (Portugal): beija-flor-soberbo
Russian: Великолепная нектарница, Манильская нектарница, Нектарница-красотка
Slovak: nektárovka skvostná
Swedish: Praktsolfågel
Swahili: Chozi Maridadi
Turkish: Süslü nektarkuşu
Ukrainian: Маріка-білозір
Chinese: 雅美花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 雅美花蜜鳥

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