Family: Nectariniidae (sunbirds)

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Deuterostomia > Chordata > Craniata > Vertebrata (vertebrates)  > Gnathostomata (jawed vertebrates) > Teleostomi (teleost fish) > Osteichthyes (bony fish) > Class: Sarcopterygii (lobe-finned fish) > Stegocephalia (terrestrial vertebrates) > Tetrapoda (four-legged vertebrates) > Reptiliomorpha > Amniota > Reptilia (reptiles) > Romeriida > Diapsida > Archosauromorpha > Archosauria > Dinosauria (dinosaurs) > Saurischia > Theropoda (bipedal predatory dinosaurs) > Coelurosauria > Maniraptora > Aves (birds) > Order: Passeriformes

Species indigenous to southern Africa

Anthobaphes violacea (Orange-breasted sunbird) 

Anthreptes longuemarei (Western Violet-backed sunbird) 

Anthreptes reichenowi (Plain-backed sunbird, Bluethroated sunbird) 

Chalcomitra amethystina (Amethyst sunbird, Black sunbird) 

Chalcomitra senegalensis (Scarlet-chested sunbird) 

Cinnyris afer (Greater double-collared sunbird) 

Cinnyris bifasciatus (Purple-banded sunbird) 

Cinnyris chalybeus (Southern double-collared sunbird, Lesser double-collared sunbird) 

Cinnyris cupreus (Copper sunbird, Coppery sunbird) 

Cinnyris fuscus (Dusky sunbird) 

Cinnyris manoensis (Miombo double-collared sunbird) 

Cinnyris mariquensis (Marico sunbird) 

Cinnyris neergaardi (Neergaard's sunbird) 

 

Cinnyris shelleyi (Shelley's sunbird) 

 

Cinnyris talatala (White-bellied sunbird) 

Cinnyris venustus (Variable sunbird, Yellow-bellied sunbird) 

Cyanomitra olivacea (Olive sunbird) 

Cyanomitra veroxii (Grey sunbird, Mouse-coloured sunbird) 

Hedydipna collaris (Collared sunbird) 

Nectarinia famosa (Malachite sunbird)

Nectarinia kilimensis (Bronzy sunbird, Bronze Sunbird) 

 
 

 Contact us if you can contribute information or images to improve this page.

Birds home   Biodiversity Explorer home   Iziko home   Search