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Scintillant Hummingbird

Selasphorus scintilla (Gould, J 1851)

The scintillant hummingbird is a hummingbird endemic to Costa Rica and Panama. This species is replaced at higher elevations by its relative, the volcano hummingbird, Selasphorus flammula. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
   Selasphorus
Scientific:
  Selasphorus scintilla


Original description

Citation:
  (Gould, J 1851)

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London Part 18 (1850), no.211 p. 162

Protonym:
  Trochilus (Selosphorus) scintilla

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12858872


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  81D324D04084FE3D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-81D324D0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/81D324D0


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555323

Geographic range:

  • Selasphorus scintilla: Humid montane forests of Costa Rica and w Panama
English:
Scintillant Hummingbird
Catalan:
Colibrí llampant
Czech:
kolibřík jiskřivý
Danish:
Gnistdværgkolibri
German:
Orangekehlelfe
Spanish:
Colibrí Centelleante
Spanish (Spain):
Colibrí Centelleante
Finnish:
kipinäkolibri
French:
Colibri scintillant
Croatian:
svjetlucavi kolibrić
Italian:
Colibrì scintillante
Japanese (romaji):
kosutarikanodojirofutoohachidori
Japanese:
コスタリカノドジロフトオハチドリ
Lithuanian:
Žvilgusis selasforas
Dutch:
Fonkelende Kolibrie
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gnistkolibri
Norwegian:
Gnistkolibri
Polish:
rudaczek malutki
Portuguese:
beija-flor-cintilante
Russian:
Искристый колибри
Slovak:
čmeľovec iskrička
Serbian:
Iskričasti kolibri
Swedish:
glitterkolibri
Ukrainian:
Колібрі-крихітка іскристий
Chinese:
辉煌蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
火紅煌蜂鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Colibri scintillant ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Colibri scintillant ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 1st edition:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements, version 2021:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 3rd edition:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 4th edition:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 6th edition:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements, version 2015:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements, version 2016:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements, version 2017:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements, version 2018:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Clements, version 2019:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
eBird version 1.50:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
eBird version 1.52:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
eBird version 1.53:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
eBird version 1.54:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
eBird version 1.55:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
eBird version 2015:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
eBird version 2016:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
eBird version 2017:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
eBird version 2018:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
eBird version 2019:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
eBird version 2021:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Selasphorus scintilla
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Selasphorus scintilla
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Selasphorus scintilla
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Scintillant Hummingbird ( Selasphorus scintilla)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Selasphorus scintilla
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Selasphorus scintilla

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Colibrí llampant
Czech: kolibřík jiskřivý, Kolibrík svetélkující
Danish: Gnistdværgkolibri
German: Flämmchenkolibri, Flämmchen-Kolibri, Orangekehlelfe
English: Scintillant Flame-bearer, Scintillant Hummingbird
English, HBW: Scintillant Hummingbird
English (IOC): Scintillant Hummingbird
English (United States): Scintillant Hummingbird
Spanish: Chispita de Garganta Anaranjada, Chispita gorginaranja, Colibrí Centelleante, Estrella Centelleante
Spanish (Costa Rica): Chispita gorginaranja, Colibrí Chispita Gorginaranja
Spanish (Spain): Colibrí Centelleante
Spanish (HBW): Scintillant Hummingbird
Spanish (Panama): Estrella Centelleante
Finnish: Kipinäkolibri
French: Calypte scintillant, Colibri scintillant
Croatian: svjetlucavi kolibrić
Italian: Colibrì scintillante
Japanese (romaji): kosutarikanodojirofutoohachidori, panamanodojirofutoohachidori
Japanese: コスタリカノドジロフトオハチドリ, パナマノドジロフトオハチドリ
Scientific: Selasphorus scintilla, Selasphorus underwoodi, Trochilus (Selasphorus) scintilla
Lithuanian: Žvilgusis selasforas
Dutch: Fonkelende Kolibrie
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gnistkolibri
Norwegian: Gnistkolibri
Polish: rudaczek malutki
Portuguese: beija-flor-cintilante
Portuguese (Portugal): colibri-cintilante
Russian: Искристый колибри, Искристый селасфорус
Slovak: cmelovec iskricka, čmeľovec iskrička, Kolibrík iskrička
Serbian: Iskričasti kolibri
Swedish: Glitterkolibri
Turkish: Kıvılcımlı kolibri
Ukrainian: Колібрі-крихітка іскристий
Chinese: 辉煌蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 火紅煌蜂鳥

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