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Alternative name: Long-billed Sunbird
12 cm (5-5ΒΌ in)
This is one of the many Sunbirds that have recently been moved to the genus Cinnyris from the genus Nectarinia.
Cinnyris lotenius has two subspecies:
Common in forests, cultivation and urban gardens
The diet consists mostly of insects, spiders and nectar.
They construct a suspended pouch nest from lichen, rootlets, grass, moss, leaves, etc. The clutch contains 2-3 brownish-white eggs with dull brown spots at small end.
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