Variable Sunbird

Cinnyris venustus - Souimanga à ventre jaune

Souimanga à ventre jaune
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Nectariniidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cinnyris

  • Species
    :

    venustus

Descriptor

Shaw, 1799

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 11 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 5 à 10 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Variable Sunbird (Cinnyris venustus) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Cinnyris venustus venustus (Senegal and Gambia to Sierra Leone and east to n Cameroon and Central African Republic)
  • Cinnyris venustus fazoqlensis (e Sudan, Eritrea and n and w Ethiopia)
  • Cinnyris venustus albiventris (e and s Ethiopia, Somalia and ne Kenya)
  • Cinnyris venustus falkensteini (Gabon and w Angola to w Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique)
  • Cinnyris venustus igneiventris (e DRCongo, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi)

Foreign names

  • Souimanga à ventre jaune,
  • Suimanga variable,
  • Beija-flor-de-barriga-amarela,
  • Ziernektarvogel,
  • karcsú nektármadár,
  • Ornaathoningzuiger,
  • Nettarinia variabile,
  • Charmsolfågel,
  • Venussolfugl,
  • nektárovka ozdobná,
  • strdimil proměnlivý,
  • Savannesolfugl,
  • keltavatsamedestäjä,
  • Geelpenssuikerbekkie,
  • suimanga variable,
  • nektarnik fioletowy,
  • Разноцветная нектарница,
  • カワリタイヨウチョウ,
  • 杂色花蜜鸟,
  • 易變花蜜鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

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

Geographic range

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