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Olive Sunbird

Cyanomitra olivacea (Smith, A, 1840)

The Olive Sunbird (Cyanomitra olivacea) is a species of sunbird found in a large part of Africa south of the Sahel. It prefers forested regions, and is absent from drier, more open regions such as the Horn of Africa and most of south-central and south-western Africa. It is sometimes placed in the genus Nectarina. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
  Cyanomitra

Scientific:
  Cyanomitra olivacea

Citation:
  (Smith, A, 1840)

Reference:
  Ill.Zool.S.Afr. textpl.57,note

Protonym:
  Cinnyris olivaceus

Avibase ID:
  7E5B3C614F036798

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7E5B3C61

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916402

Geographic range:

  • Cyanomitra olivacea olivacea: eastern South Africa (southern KwaZulu-Natal to Eastern Cape) and Swaziland
  • Cyanomitra olivacea neglecta: central Kenya to northeastern Tanzania
  • Cyanomitra olivacea changamwensis: S Somalia and coastal Kenya to ne Tanzania; Mafia I.
  • Cyanomitra olivacea alfredi: S Tanzania to Malawi, se Zambia and n Mozambique
  • Cyanomitra olivacea olivacina: northeastern South Africa (northeastern KwaZulu-Natal) and southern Mozambique
English:
Olive Sunbird
Czech:
strdimil olivový
German:
Olivnektarvogel
Danish:
Olivensolfugl
Spanish:
Suimanga Oliváceo Oriental
Finnish:
oliiviselkämedestäjä
French:
Souimanga olivâtre
Italian:
Nettarinia oliva orientale
Japanese:
ori-butaiyouchou
Japanese:
オリーブタイヨウチョウ
Dutch:
Olijfgroene Honingzuiger
Norwegian:
Østolivensolfugl
Polish:
nektarnik oliwkowy
Portuguese:
Beija-flor-oliváceo
Russian:
Оливковая нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka olivová
Swedish:
Östlig olivsolfågel
Ukrainian:
Нектарик оливковий
Chinese:
绿花蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Eastern Olive-Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Eastern Olive-Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Eastern Olive-Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Eastern Olive-Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Eastern Olive-Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Eastern Olive-Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Eastern Olive-Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Eastern Olive-Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Eastern Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Olive Sunbird ( Cyanomitra olivacea) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cyanomitra olivacea [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Cyanomitra [olivacea or obscura] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Afrikaans: Olyfsuikerbekkie
Catalan: suimanga olivaci
Czech: strdimil olivový
Danish: Olivensolfugl
German: Olivnektarvogel
English: Eastern Olive Sunbird, Eastern Olive-Sunbird, Olive Sunbird
English (Kenya): Eastern Olive Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina Oliva, Suimanga Oliváceo Oriental
Finnish: oliiviselkämedestäjä
French: Souimanga olivâtre, Souimanga olivâtre de l'est
Hungarian: olajzöld nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia oliva orientale, Nettarinia olivacea
Japanese: hashinagachibitaiyouchou, ori-butaiyouchou
Japanese: オリアブタイヨウチョウ, オリーブタイヨウチョウ
Scientific: Cinnyris olivaceus, Cyanomitra olivacea, Cyanomitra olivacea olivacea, Nectarinia olivacea, Nectarinia olivacea olivacea
Lithuanian: Rytinė gelsvoji nektarina
Dutch: Olijfgroene Honingzuiger
Norwegian: Østolivensolfugl
Polish: nektarnik oliwkowy
Portuguese: Beija-flor-oliváceo
Russian: Оливковая нектарница
Slovak: nektárovka olivová
Swedish: Östlig olivsolfågel
Swahili: Chozi Kijanikijivu Mashariki
Ukrainian: Нектарик оливковий
Chinese: 绿花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 東方綠花蜜鳥

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