Eastern Violet-backed Sunbird

Anthreptes orientalis - Souimanga du Kenya

Souimanga du Kenya
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Nectariniidés

  • Genus
    :

    Anthreptes

  • Species
    :

    orientalis

Descriptor

Hartlaub, 1880

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 8 à 12 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Eastern Violet-backed Sunbird (Anthreptes orientalis) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Souimanga du Kenya,
  • Suimanga keniata,
  • Schwalbennektarvogel,
  • kenyai nektármadár,
  • Zwaluwhoningzuiger,
  • Nettarinia dorsoviola del Kenya,
  • Östlig violettryggad solfågel,
  • Tornsolfugl,
  • nektárovka savanová,
  • strdimil vlaštovčí,
  • Østafrikansk Solfugl,
  • violettimedestäjä,
  • suimanga de Kenya,
  • nektarzyk sawannowy,
  • Ласточковая короткохвостая нектарница,
  • ヒガシムラサキカクビタイヨウチョウ,
  • 东紫背食蜜鸟,
  • 東方紫背直嘴太陽鳥,

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls)

Geographic range

Illustration

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