Rockefeller's Sunbird

The Rockefeller's Sunbird is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Rockefeller's Sunbird (Nectarinia rockefelleri) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, possibly Burundi, and possibly Rwanda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montanes and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss. References - * BirdLife International 2006. Nectarinia rockefelleri. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 July 2007. More

* Rockefeller's Sunbird, Cinnyris rockefelleri * Eastern Double-collared Sunbird, Cinnyris mediocris * Moreau's Sunbird, Cinnyris moreaui * Beautiful Sunbird, Cinnyris pulchellus * Loveridge's Sunbird, Cinnyris loveridgei * Mariqua Sunbird, Cinnyris mariquensis * Shelley's Sunbird, Cinnyris shelleyi More

Cinnyris regius LC Rockefeller's Sunbird, Cinnyris rockefelleri VU Eastern Double-collared Sunbird, Cinnyris mediocris LC Moreau's Sunbird, Cinnyris moreaui NT Beautiful Sunbird, Cinnyris pulchellus LC Loveridge's Sunbird, Cinnyris loveridgei LC Mariqua Sunbird, Cinnyris mariquensis LC Shelley's Sunbird, Cinnyris shelleyi LC Congo Sunbird, Cinnyris congensis LC Red-chested Sunbird, Cinnyris erythrocerca LC Black-bellied Sunbird, Cinnyris nectarinioides LC Purple-banded Sunbird, Cinnyris bifasciatus LC Tsavo Sunbird, Cinnyris tsavoensis (sometimes considered subspecies of C. More

São Tomé sunbird, Rockefeller's sunbird (Cinnyris rockefelleri), and rufous-winged sunbird (Cinnyris rufipennis), all of which survive in small forest remnants. Other sunbirds treated as Near Threatened are the plain-backed sunbird (Anthreptes reichenowi), the red-throated sunbird (Anthreptes rhodolaema), Ursula's sunbird (Cinnyris ursulae), Neergaard's sunbird (Cinnyris neergaardi), Moreau's sunbird (Cinnyris moreaui), the gray-hooded sunbird (Aethopyga primigenius), the Apo sunbird (Aethopyga boltoni), and Lina's sunbird (Aethopyga linaraborae). More

Rockefeller's Sunbird, Cinnyris rockefelleri Conservation status: Vulnerable Eastern Double-collared Sunbird, Cinnyris mediocris Conservation status: Lower risk (lc) Moreau's Sunbird, Cinnyris moreaui Conservation status: Lower risk (nt) More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Nectariniidae
Genus : Nectarinia
Species : rockefelleri
Authority : (Chapin, 1932)