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Nile Valley Sunbird

Hedydipna metallica (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)

The Nile Valley Sunbird (Hedydipna metallica) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
  Hedydipna

Scientific:
  Hedydipna metallica

Citation:
  (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)

Reference:
  Verz.Doubl.Zool.Mus.Berlin p.15

Protonym:
  Nectarinia metallica

Avibase ID:
  8333D907947AF1C3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8333D907

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916390

Geographic range:

  • Hedydipna metallica: breeds Egypt (primarily the Nile Valley) to Sudan, northeastern South Sudan, Eritrea, northern Ethiopia, Djibouti, northwestern Somalia, southwestern Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and southwestern Oman; nonbreeding visitor to northern Egypt (Cairo) and northern eastern Somalia
English:
Nile Valley Sunbird
Czech:
strdimil nilský
German:
Erznektarvogel
Danish:
Nilsolfugl
Spanish:
Suimanga del Nilo
Finnish:
niilinmedestäjä
French:
Souimanga du Nil
Icelandic:
Ársóli
Italian:
Nettarinia metallica
Japanese:
ejiputotaiyouchou
Japanese:
エジプトタイヨウチョウ
Dutch:
Nijlhoningzuiger
Norwegian:
Nilsolfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Nilsolfugl
Polish:
nektarzyk dlugosterny
Portuguese:
Beija-flor do Nilo
Russian:
Металлическая короткохвостая нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka nílska
Swedish:
nilsolfågel
Ukrainian:
Саїманга довгохвоста
Chinese:
尼罗直嘴太阳鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthodiaeta metallica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthodiaeta metallica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Souimanga du Nil ( Anthodiaeta metallica) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Souimanga du Nil ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Nile Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
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):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
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:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
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:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Anthreptes platurus metallicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthodiaeta metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthodiaeta metallica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthodiaeta metallica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
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 2.7:
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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:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Hedydipna metallica) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Anthreptes platurus metallicus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Anthreptes platurus metallicus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Nile Valley Sunbird ( Anthreptes metallicus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hedydipna metallica [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hedydipna metallica [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Hedydipna [platura or metallica] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: suimanga cuallarg del Nil
Czech: strdimil nilský
Danish: Nilsolfugl
German: Erznektarvogel, Grünbrust-Nektarvogel, Hedydipna platurus metallicus
English: Eastern Pygmy Long-tailed Sunbird, Eastern Pygmy Sunbird, Eastern Pygmy-Sunbird, Hedydipna platura metallica, Metallic Sunbird, Nile Pygmy Sunbird, Nile Valley Sunbird
English (IOC): Nile Valley Sunbird
Spanish: Suimanga del Nilo, Suimanga Rabilargo
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga del Nilo
Spanish (HBW): Suimanga del Nilo
Estonian: niiluse nektarilind
Finnish: Niilinkiiltomedestäjä, niilinmedestäjä, niilinmedestäjä (niilinkiiltomedestäjä)
French: Souimanga du Nil, Souimanga éclatant
Hebrew: צופית היאור
Hungarian: nílusi nektármadár
Icelandic: Ársóli
Italian: Nettarinia del Nilo, Nettarinia metallica
Japanese: ejiputotaiyouchou
Japanese: エジプトタイヨウチョウ
Scientific: Anthodiaeta metallica, Anthreptes metallicus, Anthreptes platura metallica, Anthreptes platurus metallica, Anthreptes platurus metallicus, Hedydipna metallica, Hedydipna metallicus, Nectarinia metallica
Lithuanian: Bronzinė antodieta, Nilinė saulapaukštė
Latvian: Nīlas nektārputns
Dutch: Nijlhoningzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Nilsolfugl
Norwegian: Nilsolfugl
Polish: nektarnik dlugosterny, nektarzyk dlugosterny, nektarzyk długosterny
Portuguese: Beija-flor do Nilo, beija-flor-do-nilo
Portuguese (Portugal): Beija-flor-do-nilo
Russian: Металлическая короткохвостая нектарница
Slovak: nektárovka nílska
Slovenian: nilski dolgorepi cvetličar
Serbian: Nilska sunčica
Swedish: Nilsolfågel
Turkish: Nil nektarkuşu
Ukrainian: Саїманга довгохвоста
Chinese: 尼罗直嘴太阳鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 青銅直嘴太陽鳥

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