Green-headed Sunbird

Cyanomitra verticalis - Souimanga à tête verte

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Nectariniidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cyanomitra

  • Species
    :

    verticalis

Descriptor

Latham, 1790

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

Distribution

Description identification

Souimanga à tête verte

Green-headed Sunbird (Cyanomitra verticalis) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Cyanomitra verticalis verticalis (Senegal to w and n Cameroon)
  • Cyanomitra verticalis bohndorffi (c and s Cameroon and Central African Republic to n Angola and c DRCongo)
  • Cyanomitra verticalis cyanocephala (Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, w DRCongo and nw Angola)
  • Cyanomitra verticalis viridisplendens (s Sudan, Uganda and Kenya to Tanzania, n Malawi and ne Zambia)

Foreign names

  • Souimanga à tête verte,
  • Suimanga cabeciverde,
  • Beija-flor-de-cabeca-verde,
  • Grünkopf-Nektarvogel,
  • zöldfejű nektármadár,
  • Groenkophoningzuiger,
  • Nettarinia testaverde,
  • Grönhuvad solfågel,
  • Grønnhodesolfugl,
  • nektárovka zelenohlavá,
  • strdimil zelenohlavý,
  • Gråbuget Solfugl,
  • viherpäämedestäjä,
  • suimanga capverd,
  • nektarnik zielonogłowy,
  • Малахитовоголовая нектарница,
  • アオガシラタイヨウチョウ,
  • 绿头花蜜鸟,
  • 綠背花蜜鳥,

Voice song and cries

Souimanga à tête verte
♂ adult

Habitat

Souimanga à tête verte

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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