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Pygmy Sunbird

Hedydipna platura (Vieillot, 1819)

The Pygmy Sunbird (Hedydipna platurus) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, and Uganda. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
  Hedydipna

Scientific:
  Hedydipna platura

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1819)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 31 p.501

Protonym:
  Cinnyris platurus

Avibase ID:
  B0E7740F312E814D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B0E7740F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916389

Geographic range:

  • Hedydipna platura: Mauritania and Senegal east to Sudan, South Sudan, and perhaps locally in western Ethiopia, south to northern Ivory Coast, northern Nigeria, northern Central African Republic, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, and northern Uganda; resident in northern part of range, only a breeding visitor to southern portions of range
English:
Pygmy Sunbird
Czech:
strdimil dlouhoocasý
German:
Grünbrust-Nektarvogel
Danish:
Lille Solfugl
Spanish:
Suimanga Pigmeo
Finnish:
atulapyrstömedestäjä
French:
Souimanga pygmée
Icelandic:
Taglsóli
Italian:
Nettarinia pigmea
Japanese:
nairutaiyouchou
Japanese:
ナイルタイヨウチョウ
Dutch:
Kleine Honingzuiger
Norwegian:
Vimpelsolfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Vimpelsolfugl
Polish:
nektarzyk nitkosterny
Portuguese:
Beija-flor-rabilongo
Russian:
Карликовая нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka zelenoprsá
Swedish:
dvärgsolfågel
Ukrainian:
Саїманга західна
Chinese:
小直嘴太阳鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthodiaeta platura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthodiaeta platura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Souimanga pygmée ( Anthodiaeta platura) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Souimanga pygmée ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Anthreptes platurus platurus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthodiaeta platura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthodiaeta platura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthodiaeta platura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Pygmy Sunbird ( Hedydipna platura) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Anthreptes platurus platurus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Anthreptes platurus platurus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Pygmy Sunbird ( Anthreptes platurus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hedydipna platura [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hedydipna platura [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal 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 Sahel
Czech: strdimil dlouhoocasý, Strdimil nilský
Danish: Lille Solfugl
German: Erznektarvoge, Grünbrust-Nektarvogel, Grünkehl-Nektarvogel
English: Pigmy sunbird, Pygmy Long-tailed Sunbird, Pygmy Sunbird, Western Pygmy Long-tailed Sunbird, Western Pygmy Sunbird, Western Pygmy-Sunbird
English (IOC): Pygmy Sunbird
English (Kenya): Pygmy Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina Pigmea, Suimanga Pigmeo, Suimanga Pigmeo Rabilargo
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Pigmeo
Spanish (HBW): Suimanga pigmeo
Estonian: niiluse nektarilind
Finnish: atulapyrstömedestäjä, Kiiltomedestäjä
French: Petit Souimanga à longue queue, Souimanga nain, Souimanga pygmée, Souimanga pygmée à longue queue
Hebrew: צופית היאור
Hungarian: törpenektármadár
Icelandic: Taglsóli
Italian: Nettarinia pigmea
Japanese: nairutaiyouchou
Japanese: ナイルタイヨウチョウ
Scientific: Anthodiaeta platura, Anthreptes platurus, Anthreptes platurus platurus, Cinnyris platurus, Hedydipna platura, Hedydipna platurus
Lithuanian: Mažoji saulapaukštė, Nykštukinė antodieta
Latvian: mazais nektārputns
Dutch: Kleine Honingzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Vimpelsolfugl
Norwegian: Pygmesolfugl, Vimpelsolfugl
Polish: nektarnik nitkosterny, nektarzyk nitkosterny
Portuguese: Beija-flor-rabilongo
Russian: Карликовая короткохвостая нектарница, Карликовая нектарница
Slovak: nektárovka zelenoprsá
Slovenian: nigerski dolgorepi cvetličar
Serbian: Patuljasta sunčica
Swedish: Dvärgsolfågel, Pygmésolfågel
Turkish: küçük nektarkuşu
Ukrainian: Саїманга західна
Chinese: 小直嘴太阳鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 侏直嘴太陽鳥

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