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Tiny Sunbird

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Photo by Mike Barth Ghana, October 13
Photo by Mike Barth
Ghana, October 13
Cinnyris minullus

Nectarinia minulla


[edit] Identification

[edit] Similar Species

ID thread discussing the separation of Tiny Sunbird and Olive-bellied Sunbird.

[edit] Distribution

Western Africa: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and eastern DRC
Eastern Africa: found only in western Uganda
African Islands: Gulf of Guinea Islands, Bioko (Fernando Po)

[edit] Taxonomy

This is one of the many Sunbirds that have recently been moved to the genus Cinnyris from the genus Nectarinia.

This is generally considered a monotypic species[1] amadoni not being recognised by all authorities[2].

[edit] Habitat

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from
  2. Avibase

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