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Red-tufted Sunbird

Nectarinia johnstoni Shelley, 1885

The Scarlet-tufted Sunbird (Nectarinia johnstoni) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. 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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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
  Nectarinia

Scientific:
  Nectarinia johnstoni

Citation:
  Shelley, 1885

Reference:
  PZS Pt2 p.227 pl.14

Protonym:
  Nectarinia johnstoni

Avibase ID:
  D91BCC1BC0849BC3

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
Czech:
strdimil zelenopláštíkový
German:
Lobeliennektarvogel
Danish:
Smaragdsolfugl
Spanish:
Suimanga de Johnston
Finnish:
pitkäpyrstömedestäjä
French:
Souimanga de Johnston
Italian:
Nettarinia ciuffirossi
Japanese:
akafusaonagataiyouchou
Japanese:
アカフサオナガタイヨウチョウ
Dutch:
Lobeliahoningzuiger
Norwegian:
Lobeliasolfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Lobeliasolfugl
Polish:
nektarnik szkarlatnoboczny
Portuguese:
*Beija-flor-de-tufos-escarlates
Russian:
Нитехвостая нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka lobéliová
Swedish:
rödtofsad solfågel
Ukrainian:
Нектарка червонобока
Chinese:
红簇花蜜鸟


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) [version 1]
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]
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]
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 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]
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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 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]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird ( Nectarinia johnstoni) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Nectarinia johnstoni [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Nectarinia johnstoni [version 1]
James Lee Peters (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 2nd edition (1996):
Red-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 (IOC): Scarlet-tufted Sunbird
English (Kenya): Scarlet-tufted Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina de Copete Rojo , Suimanga de Johnston
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga de Fraser
Spanish (HBW): Red-tufted Sunbird
Estonian: pikksaba-nektarilind
Finnish: Pitkäpyrstömedestäjä
French: Souimanga à huppe rouge, Souimanga de Johnston
Hungarian: lobélia nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia ciuffirossi, Nettarinia malachite di Johnston
Japanese: 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
Russian: Нитехвостая нектарница
Slovak: nektárovka lobéliová
Swedish: Rödtofsad malakitsolfågel, rödtofsad solfågel
Swahili: Neli Mabaka-mekundu
Ukrainian: Нектарка червонобока
Chinese: 红簇花蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紅髭花蜜鳥

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