Western Violet-backed Sunbird

Anthreptes longuemarei - Souimanga violet

Souimanga violet
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Nectariniidés

  • Genus
    :

    Anthreptes

  • Species
    :

    longuemarei

Descriptor

Lesson, R, 1831

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

Distribution

Description identification

Souimanga violet
♂ adult
Souimanga violet
♂ adult

Western Violet-backed Sunbird (Anthreptes longuemarei) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Anthreptes longuemarei longuemarei (Senegal to s Sudan and w Kenya)
  • Anthreptes longuemarei angolensis (s DRCongo and Angola to Zambia, Malawi and sw Tanzania)
  • Anthreptes longuemarei nyassae (se Tanzania, n Mozambique, e Malawi and e Zimbabwe)

Foreign names

  • Souimanga violet,
  • Suimanga violeta,
  • beija-flor-violeta,
  • Violettmantel-Nektarvogel,
  • ibolyakékkabátos nektármadár,
  • Violetrughoningzuiger,
  • Nettarinia dorsoviola occidentale,
  • violsolfågel,
  • Fiolettryggsolfugl,
  • nektárovka fialová,
  • strdimil fialovohřbetý,
  • Violetrygget Solfugl,
  • purppuraselkämedestäjä,
  • Blousuikerbekkie,
  • suimanga porpra,
  • nektarzyk fioletowy,
  • Фиолетовая короткохвостая нектарница,
  • スミレコバシタイヨウチョウ,
  • 西紫背食蜜鸟,
  • 紫背直嘴太陽鳥,

Voice song and cries

Souimanga violet
♂ adult

Habitat

Souimanga violet
♀ adult

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 : Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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