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Fork-tailed Sunbird

Aethopyga christinae Swinhoe, R 1869

The fork-tailed sunbird is a bird in the family Nectariniidae. The species was first described by Robert Swinhoe in 1869. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
   Aethopyga
Scientific:
  Aethopyga christinae


Original description

Citation:
  Swinhoe, R 1869

Reference:
   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (4), 4 p.436

Protonym:
  Aethopyga christinae

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18663375


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  828EAC60A5A2609D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-828EAC60

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/828EAC60


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 558453

Geographic range:

  • Aethopyga christinae christinae: Hainan I. (s China)
  • Aethopyga christinae latouchii: SE China (e Sichuan, s Hunan, Guandong, Fujian) to n Vietnam
  • Aethopyga christinae sokolovi: S Vietnam
English:
Fork-tailed Sunbird
Catalan:
suimanga cuaforcat
Czech:
strdimil vidloocasý
Danish:
Gaffelhalet Solfugl
German:
Hainannektarvogel
Spanish:
Suimanga de Christina
Spanish (Spain):
Suimanga de Christina
Finnish:
haarapyrstömedestäjä
French:
Souimanga de Christina
Croatian:
hainanski medosas
Hungarian:
hajnani nektármadár
Italian:
Nettarinia codaforcuta
Japanese (romaji):
enbitaiyouchou
Japanese:
エンビタイヨウチョウ
Lithuanian:
Hainaninė smailiauodegė nektarinukė
Dutch:
Vorkstaarthoningzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gaffelsolfugl
Norwegian:
Gaffelsolfugl
Polish:
kwiatownik widłosterny
Portuguese:
nectarínia-rabiforcada
Russian:
Вилохвостая нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka vidlochvostá
Serbian:
Račvorepa sunčica
Swedish:
saxstjärtad solfågel
Ukrainian:
Сіпарая гайнанська
Chinese:
叉尾太阳鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
叉尾太陽鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Souimanga de Christina ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Souimanga de Christine ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
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Clements 3rd edition:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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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):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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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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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Aethopyga christinae [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Aethopyga christinae [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Aethopyga christinae [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aethopyga christinae [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aethopyga christinae [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: suimanga cuaforcat
Czech: Strdimil vidloocasý
Danish: Gaffelhalet Solfugl
German: Hainan Necktarvogel, Hainannektarvogel, Javanektarvogel
English: Fork tailed Sunbird, Fork-tailed Sunbird
English, HBW: Fork-tailed/Hainan Sunbird
English (IOC): Fork-tailed Sunbird
English (United States): Fork-tailed Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina Tijereta, Suimanga de Christina
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga de Christina
Spanish (HBW): Fork-tailed Sunbird
Finnish: Haarapyrstömedestäjä
French: Souimanga à queue fourchette, Souimanga à queue pointue, Souimanga de Christina, Souimanga de Christine, Souimanga de Christina
Croatian: hainanski medosas
Hungarian: hajnani nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia codaforcuta
Japanese (romaji): embitaiyouchou, en-bi taiyō-chō, enbitaiyouchou
Japanese: エンビタイヨウチョウ
Japanese (Kanji): 燕尾太陽鳥
Scientific: Aethopyga christinae, Aethopyga christinae christinae
Lithuanian: Hainaninė smailiauodegė nektarinukė
Dutch: Vorkstaarthoningzuiger, Vorkstaart-honingzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gaffelsolfugl
Norwegian: Gaffelsolfugl
Polish: kwiatownik widlosterny, kwiatownik widłosterny
Pinyin: chā-wěi tàiyáng-niǎo, yàn-wěi tàiyáng-niǎo
Portuguese: nectarínia-rabiforcada
Portuguese (Portugal): beija-flor-de-cauda-forcada
Russian: Вилохвостая нектарница, Хайнаньская острохвостая нектарница
Slovak: Nektárnička vidlicovochvostá, nektárovka vidlochvostá
Serbian: Račvorepa sunčica
Swedish: Gaffelstjärtad solfågel, saxstjärtad solfågel
Turkish: Çatal kuyruklu nektarkuşu
Ukrainian: Сіпарая гайнанська
Vietnamese: Chim Hút mật đuôi chĩa, Chim Hút mật đuôi nhọn, Hút mật đuôi nhọn
Chinese: 叉尾太阳鸟, 叉尾太陽鳥, 燕尾太阳鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 叉尾太陽鳥, 燕尾太陽鳥
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 叉尾太陽鳥
Chinese (Taiwan): 叉尾太阳鸟

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