Black Sunbird

Leptocoma aspasia - Souimanga satiné

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Nectariniidés

  • Genus
    :

    Leptocoma

  • Species
    :

    aspasia

Descriptor

Lesson, R Garnot, 1828

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 8 à 9 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Souimanga satiné
♀ adult
Souimanga satiné
♀ adult

Black Sunbird (Leptocoma aspasia) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family.

Subspecific information 21 subspecies

  • Leptocoma aspasia aspasia (New Guinea)
  • Leptocoma aspasia talautensis (Talaud Is.. ne of Sulawesi.)
  • Leptocoma aspasia sangirensis (Sangihe Is.. n of Sulawesi.)
  • Leptocoma aspasia grayi (n Sulawesi)
  • Leptocoma aspasia porphyrolaema (c and s Sulawesi)
  • Leptocoma aspasia auriceps (n Moluccas to the e of Sulawesi)
  • Leptocoma aspasia auricapilla (Kayoa. w of Halmahera.)
  • Leptocoma aspasia aspasioides (s Moluccas and Aru Is.)
  • Leptocoma aspasia proserpina (Buru I.. s Moluccas.)
  • Leptocoma aspasia chlorolaema (Kai Is.. off sw New Guinea.)
  • Leptocoma aspasia mariae (Kofiau I.. w Papuan islands.)
  • Leptocoma aspasia cochrani (w Papuan islands)
  • Leptocoma aspasia maforensis (Numfor I.. off nw New Guinea.)
  • Leptocoma aspasia nigriscapularis (Meos Num and Rani Is.. off nw New Guinea.)
  • Leptocoma aspasia mysorensis (Biak I.. off nw New Guinea. and Schouten I. (off nc New Guinea))
  • Leptocoma aspasia veronica (Liki I.. off nw New Guinea.)
  • Leptocoma aspasia cornelia (Tarawai I.. off nc New Guinea.)
  • Leptocoma aspasia christianae (islands off se New Guinea)
  • Leptocoma aspasia caeruleogula (New Britain and Umboi Is.. Bismarck Arch..)
  • Leptocoma aspasia corinna (n Bismarck Arch.. except Feni I..)
  • Leptocoma aspasia eichhorni (Feni I.. ne Bismarck Arch..)

Foreign names

  • Souimanga satiné,
  • Suimanga negro,
  • Seidennektarvogel,
  • selymes nektármadár,
  • Fluweelhoningzuiger,
  • Nettarinia nera,
  • sorgsolfågel,
  • Fløyelssolfugl,
  • nektárovka hodvábna,
  • strdimil černý,
  • Sort Solfugl,
  • mustamedestäjä,
  • suimanga negre,
  • nektarnik czarny,
  • Burung-madu hitam,
  • クロタイヨウチョウ,
  • 黑花蜜鸟,
  • 黑花蜜鳥,

Voice song and cries

Souimanga satiné
♂ adult

Habitat

Souimanga satiné
♂ adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 09-09-2013
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