Sunbirds (Nectariniidae)

Bronze Sunbird (Nectarinia kilimensis) - HBW 13, p. 272

French: Souimanga bronzé German: Bronzenektarvogel Spanish: Suimanga Bronceado
Other common names: Bronzy Sunbird; Gadow’s Sunbird (gadowi)

Taxonomy: Nectarinia kilimensis Shelley, 1885, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.
Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • gadowi Bocage, 1892 - highlands of WC Angola.
  • kilimensis Shelley, 1885 - highlands in E DRCongo, S Uganda, W & C Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi and N Tanzania.
  • arturi P. L. Sclater, 1906 - S & SE Tanzania, Malawi W of Rift Valley, E Zambia, E highlands of Zimbabwe and adjoining Mozambique.

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