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Violet-breasted Sunbird

Cinnyris chalcomelas Reichenow, 1905

The Violet-breasted Sunbird (Cinnyris chalcomelas) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in Kenya and Somalia. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
  Cinnyris

Scientific:
  Cinnyris chalcomelas

Citation:
  Reichenow, 1905

Reference:
  Vog.Afr. 3 pt2 p.482

Protonym:
  Cinnyris chalcomelas

Avibase ID:
  9CDA630CE02186AA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9CDA630C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916444

Geographic range:

  • Cinnyris chalcomelas: Savanna of s Somalia and e Kenya
English:
Violet-breasted Sunbird
Czech:
strdimil stepní
German:
Veilchenbrust-Nektarvogel
Danish:
Violetbrystet Solfugl
Spanish:
Suimanga Pechivioleta
Finnish:
rannikkomedestäjä
French:
Souimanga à poitrine violette
Italian:
Nettarinia pettovioletto
Japanese:
sumireironishikitaiyouchou
Japanese:
スミレイロニシキタイヨウチョウ
Dutch:
Violetborsthoningzuiger
Norwegian:
Kystsolfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kystsolfugl
Polish:
nektarnik spizowy
Slovak:
nektárovka kenská
Swedish:
violettbröstad solfågel
Ukrainian:
Маріка фіолетововола
Chinese:
蓝紫胸花蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Nectarinia chalcomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Nectarinia chalcomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Nectarinia chalcomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Nectarinia chalcomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Nectarinia chalcomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Nectarinia chalcomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Nectarinia chalcomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Nectarinia chalcomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Nectarinia chalcomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Nectarinia chalcomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Nectarinia chalcomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Souimanga à poitrine violette ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Souimanga à poitrine violette ( Nectarinia chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Nectarinia chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Nectarinia chalcomela) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Nectarinia pembae chalcomelas [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Cinnyris chalcomelas) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Nectarinia chalcomelas) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Nectarinia chalcomelas [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Nectarinia chalcomelas [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Nectarinia chalcomelas [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Violet-breasted Sunbird ( Nectarinia chalcomelas) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cinnyris chacomelas [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cinnyris chalcomelas [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Cinnyris [pembae or chalcomelas] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: suimanga de costa
Czech: strdimil stepní
Danish: Violetbrystet Solfugl
German: Veilchenbrust-Nektarvogel
English: Juba Purple-banded Sunbird, Kenya Violet-breasted Sunbird, Violet-breasted Sunbird
English (IOC): Violet-breasted Sunbird
English (Kenya): Violet-breasted Sunbird
Spanish: Suimanga Pechivioleta
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Pechivioleta
Spanish (HBW): Violet-breasted Sunbird
Finnish: rannikkomedestäjä
French: Souimanga à poitrine violette
Italian: Nettarinia pettovioletto
Japanese: penbanishikitaiyouchou, sumireironishikitaiyouchou
Japanese: スミレイロニシキタイヨウチョウ, ペンバニシキタイヨウチョウ
Scientific: Cinnyris chacomelas, Cinnyris chalcomelas, Nectarinia bifasciata chalcomelas, Nectarinia chalcomela, Nectarinia chalcomelas, Nectarinia pembae, Nectarinia pembae chalcomelas, Nectarinia sheppardi
Lithuanian: Somalinė spalvingoji nektarina
Dutch: Violetborsthoningzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kystsolfugl
Norwegian: Kystsolfugl
Polish: nektarnik spizowy, nektarnik spiżowy
Slovak: nektárovka kenská
Swedish: Violettbröstad solfågel
Swahili: Chozi Kidari-zambarau
Ukrainian: Маріка фіолетововола
Chinese: 蓝紫胸花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 淡紫胸花蜜鳥

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