Scarlet-chested Sunbird

Chalcomitra senegalensis - Souimanga à poitrine rouge

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Nectariniidés

  • Genus
    :

    Chalcomitra

  • Species
    :

    senegalensis

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

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

Distribution

Description identification

Scarlet-chested Sunbird (Chalcomitra senegalensis) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Chalcomitra senegalensis senegalensis (s Mauritania and Senegal to Nigeria)
  • Chalcomitra senegalensis acik (Cameroon to sw Sudan, nw Uganda and ne DRCongo)
  • Chalcomitra senegalensis proteus (se Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia and n Kenya)
  • Chalcomitra senegalensis lamperti (s Sudan, e DRCongo and w, c and s Uganda to c Kenya and w Tanzania)
  • Chalcomitra senegalensis saturatior (Angola and s DRCongo to Namibia and n Botswana)
  • Chalcomitra senegalensis gutturalis (s Somalia to e Zimbabwe, Mozambique and ne South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Souimanga à poitrine rouge,
  • Suimanga pechiescarlata,
  • Beija-flor-de-peito-escarlate,
  • Rotbrust-Glanzköpfchen,
  • bíbormellű nektármadár,
  • Roodborsthoningzuiger,
  • Nettarinia pettoscarlatto,
  • Rödbröstad solfågel,
  • Skarlagenbrystsolfugl,
  • nektárovka červenoprsá,
  • strdimil senegalský,
  • Skarlagenbrystet Solfugl,
  • ruusurintamedestäjä,
  • Rooiborssuikerbekkie,
  • suimanga de pit escarlata,
  • nektarnik szkarłatny,
  • Яркокрасногрудая нектарница,
  • ヒムネタイヨウチョウ,
  • 赤胸花蜜鸟,
  • 赤胸花蜜鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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