Western Violet-backed Sunbird

The Western Violet-backed 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 Western Violet-backed Sunbird (Anthreptes longuemarei) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is the most widely ranging species in the violet-backed sunbird superspecies, ranging throughout a large part of tropical mainland sub-Saharan Africa not inhabited by other members of the superspecies. It is mainly found in regions with mesic woodland. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Anthreptes longuemarei. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. More

Western Violet-backed Sunbird - Adult female at nest Photographer More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Nectariniidae
Genus : Anthreptes
Species : longuemarei
Authority : (Lesson, 1831)