Amethyst Sunbird

Chalcomitra amethystina - Souimanga améthyste

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Nectariniidés

  • Genus
    :

    Chalcomitra

  • Species
    :

    amethystina

Descriptor

Shaw, 1812

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Amethyst Sunbird (Chalcomitra amethystina) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Chalcomitra amethystina kalckreuthi (s Somalia, e Kenya and ne Tanzania)
  • Chalcomitra amethystina kirkii (South Sudan, Uganda, w and c Kenya, and s Tanzania to e Zambia, Zimbabwe and c Mozambique)
  • Chalcomitra amethystina deminuta (se Gabon and s Congo to sw DRCongo, Angola, c, w Zambia, n Botswana and n Namibia)
  • Chalcomitra amethystina amethystina (se Botswana, s Mozambique and South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Souimanga améthyste,
  • Suimanga amatista,
  • Beija-flor-preto,
  • Amethystglanzköpfchen,
  • ametiszt nektármadár,
  • Amethist-honingzuiger,
  • Nettarinia ametista,
  • Ametistsolfågel,
  • Ametystsolfugl,
  • nektárovka ametystová,
  • strdimil ametystový,
  • Ametystsolfugl,
  • samettimedestäjä,
  • Swartsuikerbekkie,
  • suimanga ametista,
  • nektarnik ametystowy,
  • Аметистовая нектарница,
  • アメシストタイヨウチョウ,
  • 艾米花蜜鸟,
  • 紫晶花蜜鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry

Geographic range

Illustration

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