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Handsome Sunbird

Aethopyga shelleyi Sharpe, RB 1876

The lovely sunbird is a bird species in the family Nectariniidae. It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
   Aethopyga
Scientific:
  Aethopyga shelleyi


Original description

Citation:
  Sharpe, RB 1876

Reference:
   Nature 14 p.297

Protonym:
  Aethopyga shelleyi

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18571167


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  D477F7AD7B9A1BFA

Avibase ID:
  avibase-D477F7AD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D477F7AD


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 558465

Geographic range:

  • Aethopyga shelleyi: S Philippines (Balabac, Busuanga, Culion and Palawan)
English:
Handsome Sunbird
Catalan:
suimanga de l'illa Palawan
Czech:
strdimil půvabný
Danish:
Filippinsk Solfugl
German:
Goldkehl-Nektarvogel
Spanish:
Suimanga Filipino
Spanish (Spain):
Suimanga Filipino
Finnish:
palawaninmedestäjä
French:
Souimanga de Palawan
Croatian:
grimiznolici medosas
Hungarian:
aranytorkú nektármadár
Italian:
Nettarinia amabile
Japanese (romaji):
aohigetaiyouchou
Japanese:
アオヒゲタイヨウチョウ
Lithuanian:
Palavaninė smailiauodegė nektarinukė
Dutch:
Goudkeelhoningzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Prydsolfugl
Norwegian:
Prydsolfugl
Polish:
kwiatownik żółtogardły
Portuguese:
nectarínia-de-palauã
Russian:
Желтогорлая нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka čarovná
Swedish:
palawansolfågel
Ukrainian:
Сіпарая золотогорла
Chinese:
娇美太阳鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
麗色太陽鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Souimanga de Palawan ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Aethopyga shelleyi shelleyi [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Aethopyga shelleyi shelleyi [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Aethopyga shelleyi shelleyi [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Aethopyga shelleyi shelleyi [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Handsome Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Aethopyga shelleyi shelleyi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Aethopyga shelleyi shelleyi [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Aethopyga shelleyi shelleyi [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Lovely Sunbird ( Aethopyga shelleyi) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aethopyga shelleyi [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aethopyga shelleyi [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Aethopyga [shelleyi or bella] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: suimanga de l'illa Palawan
Czech: strdimil půvabný
Danish: Filippinsk Solfugl
German: Goldkehl-Nektarvogel
English: Handsome Sunbird, Lovely Sunbird
English, HBW: Lovely Sunbird
English (IOC): Lovely Sunbird
English (United States): Lovely Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina Palú, Suimanga Filipino
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Filipino
Spanish (HBW): Lovely Sunbird
Finnish: palawaninmedestäjä
French: Souimanga de Palawan, Souimanga ravissant
Croatian: grimiznolici medosas
Hungarian: aranytorkú nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia amabile, Nettarinia di Palawan
Japanese (romaji): aohigetaiyouchou
Japanese: アオヒゲタイヨウチョウ
Scientific: Aethopyga shelleyi, Aethopyga shelleyi shelleyi
Lithuanian: Palavaninė smailiauodegė nektarinukė
Dutch: Goudkeelhoningzuiger, Goudkeel-honingzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Prydsolfugl
Norwegian: Prydsolfugl
Polish: kwiatownik zóltogardly, kwiatownik żółtogardły
Portuguese: nectarínia-de-palauã
Portuguese (Portugal): beija-flor-filipino
Russian: Желтогорлая нектарница, Золотогорлая острохвостая нектарница
Slovak: nektárovka čarovná
Swedish: Malawisolfågel, palawansolfågel
Turkish: Palavan nektarkuşu
Ukrainian: Сіпарая золотогорла
Chinese: 丽色太阳鸟, 娇美太阳鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 麗色太陽鳥

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