Sunbirds (Nectariniidae)

Buff-throated Sunbird (Chalcomitra adelberti) - HBW 13, p. 263

French: Souimanga à gorge rousse German: Fahlkehl-Glanzköpfchen Spanish: Suimanga Gorjiclaro

Taxonomy: Cinnyris adelberti Gervais, 1833, Senegal; ?error = Sierra Leone.
Genus previously merged with Nectarinia. Has sometimes been thought to form a superspecies with C. rubescens; alternatively, considered by others possibly closer to C. senegalensis. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • adelberti (Gervais, 1833) - NW Guinea, and Sierra Leone E to Ghana and WC Togo.
  • eboensis (Jardine, 1843) - E Benin E to SE Nigeria and W border of Cameroon.

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