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Socotra Sunbird
Chalcomitra balfouri (Sclater & Hartlaub, 1881)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
  Chalcomitra

Scientific:
  Chalcomitra balfouri

Citation:
  (Sclater & Hartlaub, 1881)

Reference:
  PZS Pt1 p.169 pl.15 fig.2

Protonym:
  Cinnyris balfouri

Avibase ID:
  98E4ABFFE1956D88

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/98E4ABFF

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916410

Geographic range:

  • Chalcomitra balfouri: Socotra I. and Abd el Kuri (off ne Somalia)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Socotra Sunbird
Czech:
  strdimil sokoterský
German:
  Sokotranektarvogel
Danish:
  Socotrasolfugl
Spanish:
  Suimanga de Socotora
Finnish:
  sokotranmedestäjä
French:
  Souimanga de Socotra
Italian:
  Nettarinia di Socotra
Japanese:
  sokotorataiyouchou
Japanese:
  ソコトラタイヨウチョウ
Dutch:
  Socotrahoningzuiger
Norwegian:
  Sokotrasolfugl
Polish:
  nektarnik plamisty
Russian:
  Сокотрийская нектарница
Slovak:
  nektárovka škvrnitá
Swedish:
  sokotrasolfågel
Chinese:
  索科花蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Souimanga de Socotra ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Souimanga de Socotra ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Clements 1st edition:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Clements 4th edition:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements 6th edition:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements, version 2015:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements, version 2016:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements, version 2017:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Clements, version 2018:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
eBird version 1.50:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
eBird version 1.52:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
eBird version 1.53:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
eBird version 1.54:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
eBird version 1.55:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
eBird version 2015:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
eBird version 2016:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
eBird version 2017:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
eBird version 2018:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Chalcomitra balfouri)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
James Lee Peters:
    Nectarinia balfouri
James Lee Peters (original):
    Nectarinia balfouri
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Nectarinia balfouri
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Socotra Sunbird ( Nectarinia balfouri)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Chalcomitra balfouri
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Chalcomitra balfouri

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: suimanga de l'illa Socotra
Czech: Strdimil sokoterský
Danish: Socotrasolfugl
German: Sokotra Nektarvogel, Sokotranektarvogel
English: Socotra Sunbird
English (IOC): Socotra Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina de Socotra, Suimanga de Socotora
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga de Socotora
Spanish (HBW): Socotra Sunbird
Finnish: Sokotranmedestäjä
French: Souimanga de Socotra
Hungarian: szokotrai nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia di Socotra
Japanese: sokotorataiyouchou
Japanese: ソコトラタイヨウチョウ
Scientific: Chalcomitra balfouri, Cinnyris balfouri, Nectarinia balfouri
Lithuanian: Sokotrinė chalkomitra
Dutch: Socotrahoningzuiger, Socotra-honingzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sokotrasolfugl
Norwegian: Sokotrasolfugl
Polish: nektarnik plamisty
Russian: Сокотранская нектарница, Сокотрийская нектарница
Slovak: nektárovka škvrnitá
Serbian: Sunčica sa Sokotre
Swedish: Sokotrasolfågel
Turkish: Sukutra Nektarkuşu
Ukrainian: Нектарець сокотрійський
Chinese: 索科花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 索科特拉花蜜鳥

 

         

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