Sugarbirds (Promeropidae)

Cape Sugarbird (Promerops cafer) - HBW 13, p. 496

French: Promérops du Cap German: Kaphonigfresser Spanish: Mielero-abejaruco de El Cabo
Other common names: (Cape) Long-tailed Sugarbird

Taxonomy: Merops cafer Linnaeus, 1758, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
Forms a superspecies with P. gurneyi; some evidence of former hybridization between the two in Eastern Cape. Monotypic.

Distribution: S South Africa (Western Cape, SW & S Eastern Cape).