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Scissor-tailed Hummingbird
Hylonympha macrocerca Gould, 1873
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
  Hylonympha

Scientific:
  Hylonympha macrocerca

Citation:
  Gould, 1873

Reference:
  Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist.(4) 12 p.429

Protonym:
  Hylonympha macrocerca

Avibase ID:
  E61807144853409B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E6180714

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555207


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Hylonympha macrocerca: NE Venezuela (mountains of Paría Peninsula)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Scissor-tailed Hummingbird
Czech:
  kolibřík lesní
German:
  Scherenschwanznymphe
Danish:
  Pariasakshale
Spanish:
  Colibrí Tijereta
Finnish:
  pihtipyrstökolibri
French:
  Colibri à queue en ciseaux
Italian:
  Colibrì codaforbice
Japanese:
  hasamiohachidori
Japanese:
  ハサミオハチドリ
Dutch:
  Bosnimfkolibrie
Norwegian:
  Saksekolibri
Polish:
  nozycosterek
Russian:
  Лесная нимфа
Slovak:
  medovec lesný
Swedish:
  saxstjärtskolibri
Chinese:
  剪尾蜂鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Colibri à queue en ciseaux ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Colibri à queue en ciseaux ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 1st edition:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 4th edition:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 6th edition:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements, version 2015:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements, version 2016:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements, version 2017:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Clements, version 2018:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
eBird version 1.50:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
eBird version 1.52:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
eBird version 1.53:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
eBird version 1.54:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
eBird version 1.55:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
eBird version 2015:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
eBird version 2016:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
eBird version 2017:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
eBird version 2018:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
James Lee Peters:
    Hylonympha macrocerca
James Lee Peters (original):
    Hylonympha macrocerca
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Hylonympha macrocerca
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Scissor-tailed Hummingbird ( Hylonympha macrocerca)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Hylonympha macrocerca
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Hylonympha macrocerca

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Colibrí cua de tisora
Czech: Kolibrík lesní, kolibřík lesní
Danish: Pariasakshale
German: Grünbrustnymphe, Scherenschwanznymphe, Waldnymphe
English: Scissor tailed Hummingbird, Scissor-tailed Hummingbird
English (IOC): Scissor-tailed Hummingbird
Spanish: Colibrí Tijereta
Spanish (Spain): Colibrí Tijereta
Spanish (HBW): Scissor-tailed Hummingbird
Spanish (Venezuela): Colibrí Tijereta
Estonian: käärsaba-koolibri
Finnish: Pihtipyrstökolibri
French: Colibri à queue en ciseaux
Hungarian: Paria-kolibri
Italian: Colibrì codaforbice, Colibrì codaforcuta
Japanese: hasamiohachidori
Japanese: ハサミオハチドリ
Latin: Hylonympha macrocerca
Lithuanian: Venesuelinė miškinė nimfa
Dutch: Bosnimfkolibrie
Norwegian Nynorsk: Saksekolibri
Norwegian: Saksekolibri
Polish: nozycosterek, nożycosterek
Russian: Лесная нимфа
Slovak: medovec lesný
Swedish: Saxstjärtskolibri
Ukrainian: Колібрі-німфа лісовий
Chinese: *剪尾蜂鸟, 剪尾蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 鉸尾蜂鳥

 

         

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