Souimanga Sunbird

The Souimanga Sunbird is a small passerine bird of the sunbird family, Nectariniidae. It is native to the islands of the western Indian Ocean where it occurs on Madagascar, the Aldabra Group and the Glorioso Islands.

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The Souimanga Sunbird is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Souimanga Sunbird (Cinnyris sovimanga) is a small passerine bird of the sunbird family, Nectariniidae. It is native to the islands of the western Indian Ocean where it occurs on Madagascar, the Aldabra Group and the Glorioso Islands. Contents - * 1 Description * 2 Taxonomy * 3 Ecology * 3. More

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Souimanga Sunbird (Cinnyris sovimanga) = French: Souimanga malgache German: Malegassennektarvogel Spanish: Suimanga Malgache Other common names: Madagascan Sunbird Taxonomy: Certhia sovimanga J. F. Gmelin, 1788, Madagascar. Genus often subsumed in Nectarinia. Species name sometimes spelled “souimanga”, but this appears to be an unjustified emendation. Forms a superspecies with C. humbloti and C. comorensis, and all three could perhaps be considered conspecific. Mitochondrial DNA work suggests that C. More

Souimanga Sunbird (Cinnyris sovimanga) * Least Concern Get the latest Flash Player to see this video. More material of this species * 3.5female feedingMadagascar, Sep 2007 Martin Kennewell * 3.5Male Souimanga... More

Souimanga SunbirdThe Souimanga Sunbird (Cinnyris sovimanga) is a small passerine bird of the sunbird family. It is native to the islands of the Indian Ocean where it occurs on Madagascar, the Aldabra Group and the Glorioso Islands. Subspecies There are five subspecies. The nominate subspecies C. s. sovimanga is found across most of Madagascar and on the Glorioso Islands. In south-western Madagascar it is replaced by C. s. apolis with C. s. aldabrensis on Aldabra atoll, C. s. More

Stamps showing Souimanga Sunbird Cinnyris souimanga Souimanga Sunbird Cinnyris souimanga Souimanga Sunbird Cinnyris souimanga Souimanga Sunbird Cinnyris souimanga Souimanga Sunbird Cinnyris souimanga 212.054 Souimanga Sunbird IOC v2.4: 8900 Links will open countrypage in new window - British Indian Ocean Territory 28.02.1975 Birds - Seychelles 18.02.1994 Overprint HONG KONG '94 on Zil Elw Sesel 1983.01 - Seychelles 11.11. More

Souimanga Sunbird Cinnyris souimanga = Madagascar - Sep, 1994 More

The Souimanga Sunbird is 4 inches long. The black bill is long, thin and curved. Males of the nominate subspecies have a metallic green head, back and throat. The breast is blackish with a more or less continuous red band while the belly is yellow and the wings and tail are brown. There are yellow tufts at the sides of the breast which become visible when the birds lift their wings in courtship display. More

Souimanga Sunbird, Cinnyris sovimanga Nectariniidae (SUNBIRDS & SPIDERHUNTERS) Souimanga Sunbird, Cinnyris sovimanga This photo was taken in: Madagascar Notes on this photo: Madagascar Toliar Province Ifaty (Botanic gardens) The photo was taken by: Theo Groenestein , Birdtours.co. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Nectariniidae
Genus : Nectarinia
Species : sovimanga
Authority : (Gmelin, 1788)
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