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Elegant Sunbird

Aethopyga duyvenbodei (Schlegel, 1871)

The Elegant Sunbird (Aethopyga duyvenbodei) is a large, up to 12 cm long, Australasian sunbird in the genus Aethopyga. The male has an iridescent blue-green crown, shoulder patch and uppertail coverts, yellow bar across lower back, red ear coverts, olive back, yellow throat, red neck collar and yellow below. The female has a yellowish olive upperparts, scaly crown and yellow underparts. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
  Aethopyga

Scientific:
  Aethopyga duyvenbodei

Citation:
  (Schlegel, 1871)

Reference:
  Nederl.Tijdschr.Dierk. 4 p.14

Protonym:
  Nectarinia duyvenbodei

Avibase ID:
  E7057C1D9AB576E3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E7057C1D

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 558454


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Aethopyga duyvenbodei: Sangihe and Siau islands (off n Sulawesi)
English:
Elegant Sunbird
Czech:
strdimil sangiheský
German:
Sangihenektarvogel
Danish:
Sangihesolfugl
Spanish:
Suimanga Elegante
Finnish:
sangihenmedestäjä
French:
Souimanga des Sangir
Italian:
Nettarinia elegante
Japanese:
sangihetaiyouchou
Japanese:
サンギヘタイヨウチョウ
Dutch:
Sangirhoningzuiger
Norwegian:
Paradissolfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Paradissolfugl
Polish:
kwiatownik wspanialy
Russian:
Сангирская острохвостая нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka vznešená
Swedish:
sangihesolfågel
Ukrainian:
Сіпарая сангезька
Chinese:
亮丽太阳鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: suimanga elegant
Czech: Strdimil sangiheský
Danish: Sangihesolfugl
German: Sangihe Necktarvogel, Sangihenektarvogel
English: Elegant Sunbird, Sanghir Sunbird, Sanghir Yellow-backed Sunbird, Sangihe Sunbird
English (IOC): Elegant Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina Sanghir, Suimanga Elegante
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Elegante
Spanish (HBW): Elegant Sunbird
Finnish: Sangihenmedestäjä
French: Souimanga des Sangi, Souimanga des Sangir, Souimanga élégant
Hungarian: elegáns nektármadár
Indonesian: Burung madu Sangir, Burungmadu Sangihe, Burung-madu sangihe
Italian: Nettarinia dorsogiallo di Sanghir, Nettarinia elegante
Japanese: sangihetaiyouchou
Japanese: サンギヘタイヨウチョウ
Scientific: Aethopyga duyvenbodei, Nectarinia duyvenbodei
Lithuanian: Sangihinė smailiauodegė nektarinukė
Dutch: Sanghirhoningzuiger, Sanghir-honingzuiger, Sangirhoningzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Paradissolfugl
Norwegian: Paradissolfugl
Polish: kwiatownik wspanialy, kwiatownik wspaniały
Russian: Сангирская острохвостая нектарница
Slovak: nektárovka vznešená
Serbian: Kitnjasta sunčica
Swedish: Sangihesolfågel
Ukrainian: Сіпарая сангезька
Chinese: 亮丽太阳鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 桑吉太陽鳥

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