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Superb Sunbird

Cinnyris superbus (Shaw, 1809)

The Superb Sunbird (Cinnyris superbus) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, and Uganda. Source: Wikipedia




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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
English:
Superb Sunbird
Czech:
strdimil krásný
German:
Prachtnektarvogel
Danish:
Pragtsolfugl
Spanish:
Suimanga Soberbio
Finnish:
isokorumedestäjä
French:
Souimanga superbe
Icelandic:
Glæsisólfugl
Italian:
Nettarinia superba
Japanese:
wakiakataiyouchou
Japanese:
ワキアカタイヨウチョウ
Dutch:
Prachthoningzuiger
Norwegian:
Edelsolfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Edelsolfugl
Polish:
nektarnik rudobrzuchy
Portuguese:
Beija-flor-soberbo
Russian:
Манильская нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka skvostná
Swedish:
praktsolfågel
Ukrainian:
Маріка-білозір
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]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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]
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]
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 (IOC): Superb Sunbird
English (Kenya): Superb Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina Soberbia, Suimanga Soberbio
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Soberbio
Spanish (HBW): Superb Sunbird
Finnish: Isokorumedestäjä
French: Souimanga superbe
Hungarian: ragyogó nektármadár
Icelandic: Glæsisólfugl
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
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
Russian: Манильская нектарница, Нектарница-красотка
Slovak: nektárovka skvostná
Swedish: Praktsolfågel
Swahili: Chozi Maridadi
Ukrainian: Маріка-білозір
Chinese: 雅美花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 雅美花蜜鳥

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