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Fork-tailed Sunbird

Aethopyga christinae Swinhoe, 1869

The Fork-tailed Sunbird (Aethopyga christinae) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in China, Hong Kong, Laos, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. These small birds, with decurved bill, call a soft and frequent "zwink-zwink" and a metallic trill. The bird appears in the most commonly used postal stamp of Hong Kong. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
  Aethopyga

Scientific:
  Aethopyga christinae

Citation:
  Swinhoe, 1869

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

Protonym:
  Aethopyga Christinae

Avibase ID:
  828EAC60A5A2609D

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
Czech:
strdimil vidloocasý
German:
Hainannektarvogel
Danish:
Gaffelhalet Solfugl
Spanish:
Suimanga de Christina
Finnish:
haarapyrstömedestäjä
French:
Souimanga de Christina
Italian:
Nettarinia codaforcuta
Japanese:
enbitaiyouchou
Japanese:
エンビタイヨウチョウ
Dutch:
Vorkstaarthoningzuiger
Norwegian:
Gaffelsolfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gaffelsolfugl
Polish:
kwiatownik widlosterny
Russian:
Хайнаньская острохвостая нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka vidlochvostá
Swedish:
saxstjärtad solfågel
Ukrainian:
Сіпарая гайнанська
Chinese:
叉尾太阳鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
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 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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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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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:
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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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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 (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):
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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:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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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 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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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 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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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):
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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 Alive (31/01/2015):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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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 7.3:
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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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Fork-tailed Sunbird ( Aethopyga christinae) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Aethopyga christinae [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Aethopyga christinae [version 1]
James Lee Peters (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):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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 (IOC): 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
Hungarian: hajnani nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia codaforcuta
Japanese: 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
Russian: Хайнаньская острохвостая нектарница
Slovak: Nektárnička vidlicovochvostá, nektárovka vidlochvostá
Serbian: Račvorepa sunčica
Swedish: Gaffelstjärtad solfågel, saxstjärtad solfågel
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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