Shining Sunbird

Cinnyris habessinicus - Souimanga brillant

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Nectariniidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cinnyris

  • Species
    :

    habessinicus

Descriptor

Hemprich Ehrenberg, 1828

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

Distribution

Description identification

Souimanga brillant

Shining Sunbird (Cinnyris habessinicus) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Cinnyris habessinicus habessinicus (ne Sudan, Eritrea and n and c Ethiopia)
  • Cinnyris habessinicus kinneari (w Saudi Arabia)
  • Cinnyris habessinicus hellmayri (sw Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Oman)
  • Cinnyris habessinicus alter (e Ethiopia and n Somalia)
  • Cinnyris habessinicus turkanae (se Sudan, s Ethiopia, s Somalia, n Kenya and ne Uganda)

Foreign names

  • Souimanga brillant,
  • Suimanga brillante,
  • Glanznektarvogel,
  • fénylő nektármadár,
  • Glanshoningzuiger,
  • Nettarinia splendente,
  • Abessinsk solfågel,
  • Glanssolfugl,
  • nektárovka lesklá,
  • strdimil zářivý,
  • Glanssolfugl,
  • hohtomedestäjä,
  • suimanga lluent,
  • nektarnik epoletowy,
  • spožais nektārputns,
  • Блестящая нектарница,
  • テリタイヨウチョウ,
  • 辉花蜜鸟,
  • 異彩花蜜鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Souimanga brillant
♂ adult

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers/Streams/Creeks ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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