Copper Sunbird

Cinnyris cupreus - Souimanga cuivré

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Nectariniidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cinnyris

  • Species
    :

    cupreus

Descriptor

Shaw, 1812

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

Distribution

Description identification

Copper Sunbird (Cinnyris cupreus) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Cinnyris cupreus cupreus (sw Mauritania to Sierra Leone and east to w Ethiopia, w Kenya, w Tanzania, c DRCongo, and nw Angola)
  • Cinnyris cupreus chalceus (Angola and s DRCongo to s Tanzania, Mozambique, n Zimbabwe and n Botswana)

Foreign names

  • Souimanga cuivré,
  • Suimanga cobrizo,
  • Beija-flor-cobreado,
  • Kupfernektarvogel,
  • rezes nektármadár,
  • Koperhoningzuiger,
  • Nettarinia ramata,
  • Kopparsolfågel,
  • Kobbersolfugl,
  • nektárovka medená,
  • strdimil achátový,
  • Kobbersolfugl,
  • kuparimedestäjä,
  • Kopersuikerbekkie,
  • suimanga de coure,
  • nektarnik miedziany,
  • Медная нектарница,
  • ブロンズタイヨウチョウ,
  • 铜色花蜜鸟,
  • 銅色花蜜鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

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