Superb Sunbird

Cinnyris superbus - Souimanga superbe

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Nectariniidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cinnyris

  • Species
    :

    superbus

Descriptor

Shaw, 1812

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 16 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 17 à 24 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Souimanga superbe
♂ adult

Superb Sunbird (Cinnyris superbus) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Cinnyris superbus superbus (s Cameroon to DRCongo. except ne. and w Angola)
  • Cinnyris superbus ashantiensis (Sierra Leone to Togo and Benin)
  • Cinnyris superbus nigeriae (se Benin and s Nigeria)
  • Cinnyris superbus buvuma (ne DRCongo, Uganda, w Kenya and nw Tanzania)

Foreign names

  • Souimanga superbe,
  • Suimanga soberbio,
  • beija-flor-soberbo,
  • Prachtnektarvogel,
  • ragyogó nektármadár,
  • Prachthoningzuiger,
  • Nettarinia superba,
  • praktsolfågel,
  • Edelsolfugl,
  • nektárovka skvostná,
  • strdimil krásný,
  • Pragtsolfugl,
  • isokorumedestäjä,
  • suimanga superb,
  • nektarnik rudobrzuchy,
  • Нектарница-красотка,
  • ワキアカタイヨウチョウ,
  • 雅美花蜜鸟,
  • 雅美花蜜鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

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

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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