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Royal Sunangel

Heliangelus regalis Fitzpatrick, Willard & Terborgh, 1979

The Royal Sunangel (Heliangelus regalis) is a species of hummingbird. It is endemic to subtropical elfin forests and shrubs in the Andes of northern Peru and adjacent south-eastern Ecuador. It is endangered due to habitat loss. It is strongly sexually dichromatic, and while females resemble other female sunangels, males are unique with their iridescent dark blue plumage. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
  Heliangelus

Scientific:
  Heliangelus regalis

Citation:
  Fitzpatrick, Willard & Terborgh, 1979

Reference:
  WilsonBull. 91 p.177

Protonym:
  Heliangelus regalis

Avibase ID:
  80D6D83B05B7AD0D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/80D6D83B

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555247


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Heliangelus regalis regalis: very local in Andes of southeastern Ecuador (Zamora-Chinchipe) and of northern Peru (Cajamarca, Amazonas, and San Martín)
  • Heliangelus regalis johnsoni: local in central Peru (Cordillera Azul, southwestern Loreto)
English:
Royal Sunangel
Czech:
kolibřík královský
German:
Königssonnennymphe
Danish:
Kongesolalf
Spanish:
Colibrí Real
Finnish:
perunenkelikolibri
French:
Héliange royal
Italian:
Eliangelo reale
Japanese:
roiyarutenshihachidori
Japanese:
ロイヤルテンシハチドリ
Dutch:
Peruaanse Zonnekolibrie
Norwegian:
Kongesolengel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kongesolengel
Polish:
lordzik królewski
Russian:
Королевская нимфа
Slovak:
nymfárik kráľovský
Swedish:
kungssolängel
Ukrainian:
Колібрі-німфа перуанський
Chinese:
皇领蜂鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Héliange royal ( Heliangelus regalis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Héliange royale ( Heliangelus regalis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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eBird version 1.50:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
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South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
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South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
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South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
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South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
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South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
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South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
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South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Heliangelus regalis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Colibrí àngel blau
Czech: Kolibrík knížecí, kolibřík královský
Danish: Kongesolalf
German: Blaue Sonnennymphe, Königsnymphe, Königssonnennymphe, Königs-Sonnennymphe
English: Royal Sunangel
English (IOC): Royal Sunangel
Spanish: Colibrí Real
Spanish (Ecuador): Solángel Real
Spanish (Spain): Colibrí Real
Spanish (HBW): Royal Sunangel
Spanish (Peru): Angel-del-Sol Real
Finnish: Perunenkelikolibri
French: Héliange royal, Héliange royale
Hungarian: királyi napfénykolibri
Italian: Angelo del sole regale, Eliangelo reale
Japanese: roiyarutenshihachidori
Japanese: ロイヤルテンシハチドリ
Scientific: Heliangelus regalis
Lithuanian: Karališkoji nimfa
Dutch: Peruaanse Zonnekolibrie
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kongesolengel
Norwegian: Kongesolengel
Polish: lordzik królewski
Russian: Королевская нимфа
Slovak: nymfárik kráľovský
Serbian: Kraljevski sunčev anđeo
Swedish: Kungssolängel
Ukrainian: Колібрі-німфа перуанський
Chinese: 皇领蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 皇家領蜂鳥

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