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Red-tufted Sunbird

Nectarinia johnstoni Shelley, GE 1885

The scarlet-tufted sunbird is a species of bird in the Nectarinia of the family Nectariniidae. It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. It is also known as the red-tufted sunbird and the scarlet-tufted malachite sunbird. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
   Nectarinia
Scientific:
  Nectarinia johnstoni


Original description

Citation:
  Shelley, GE 1885

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1885, Part 2 p. 227 pl.14

Protonym:
  Nectarinia johnstoni

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/91206#page/283/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  D91BCC1BC0849BC3

Avibase ID:
  avibase-D91BCC1B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D91BCC1B


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 561509

Geographic range:

  • Nectarinia johnstoni johnstoni: Highlands of Kenya and n Tanzania
  • Nectarinia johnstoni dartmouthi: Montane forests of e Democratic Republic of the Congo, sw Uganda and nw Rwanda
  • Nectarinia johnstoni itombwensis: E Democratic Republic of the Congo (Itombwe Mts.)
  • Nectarinia johnstoni nyikensis: Montane forests of s Tanzania to Zambia and n Malawi
English:
Red-tufted Sunbird
Catalan:
suimanga de Johnston
Czech:
strdimil zelenopláštíkový
Danish:
Smaragdsolfugl
German:
Lobeliennektarvogel
Spanish:
Suimanga de Johnston
Spanish (Spain):
Suimanga de Johnston
Finnish:
pitkäpyrstömedestäjä
French:
Souimanga de Johnston
Croatian:
crnokrili medosas
Hungarian:
lobélia nektármadár
Italian:
Nettarinia ciuffirossi
Japanese (romaji):
akafusaonagataiyouchou
Japanese:
アカフサオナガタイヨウチョウ
Lithuanian:
Džonstono nektarina
Dutch:
Lobeliahoningzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Lobeliasolfugl
Norwegian:
Lobeliasolfugl
Polish:
nektarnik szkarłatnoboczny
Portuguese:
beija-flor-de-tufos-escarlates
Russian:
Нитехвостая нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka lobéliová
Swedish:
rödtofsad solfågel
Ukrainian:
Нектарка червонобока
Chinese:
红簇花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
紅髭花蜜鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Souimanga de Johnston ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Souimanga de Johnston ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Red-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Red-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Nectarinia johnstoni [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Nectarinia johnstoni [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Nectarinia johnstoni [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Red-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Scarlet-tufted Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Nectarinia johnstoni [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Nectarinia johnstoni [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: suimanga de Johnston
Czech: Strdimil Johnstonuv, strdimil zelenopláštíkový
Danish: Smaragdsolfugl
German: Lobelien Nektarvogel, Lobeliennektarvogel
English: Johnstone's Malachite Sunbird, Long-tailed Sunbird, Red tufted Sunbird, Red-tufted Malachite Sunbird, Red-tufted Malachite-Sunbird, Red-tufted Sunbird, Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird, Scarlet-tufted Sunbird
English, HBW: Red-tufted Sunbird
English (IOC): Scarlet-tufted Sunbird
English (Kenya): Scarlet-tufted Sunbird
English (United States): Red-tufted Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina de Copete Rojo , Suimanga de Johnston
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga de Fraser, Suimanga de Johnston
Spanish (HBW): Red-tufted Sunbird
Estonian: pikksaba-nektarilind
Finnish: Pitkäpyrstömedestäjä
French: Souimanga à huppe rouge, Souimanga de Johnston
Croatian: crnokrili medosas
Hungarian: lobélia nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia ciuffirossi, Nettarinia malachite di Johnston
Japanese (romaji): akafusaonagataiyouchou
Japanese: アカフサオナガタイヨウチョウ
Scientific: Nectarinia johnstoni, Nectarinia johnstoni johnstoni
Lithuanian: Džonstono nektarina
Dutch: Lobeliahoningzuiger, Lobelia-honingzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Lobeliasolfugl
Norwegian: Lobeliasolfugl
Polish: nektarnik szkarlatnoboczny, nektarnik szkarłatnoboczny, Nektarnik szkarłatnoboki
Portuguese: *Beija-flor-de-tufos-escarlates, beija-flor-de-tufos-escarlates
Portuguese (Portugal): beija-flor-de-johnston
Russian: Нитехвостая нектарница
Slovak: nektárovka lobéliová
Swedish: Rödtofsad malakitsolfågel, rödtofsad solfågel
Swahili: Neli Mabaka-mekundu
Turkish: Johnston nektarkuşu
Ukrainian: Нектарка червонобока
Chinese: 红簇花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紅髭花蜜鳥

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