Sunbirds (Nectariniidae)

Little Green Sunbird (Anthreptes seimundi) - HBW 13, p. 252

French: Souimanga de Seimund German: Stutzschwanz-Nektarvogel Spanish: Suimanga de Seimund
Other common names: Seimund’s Little Green Sunbird, Little Olive Sunbird

Taxonomy: Cinnyris seimundi Ogilvie-Grant, 1908, Banterbari, Bioko.
Sometimes placed in genus Nectarinia; with such treatment, race name minor becomes invalid, as preoccupied, and must then be replaced by name traylori. Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • kruensis (Bannerman, 1911) - W Guinea and Sierra Leone E to Togo.
  • minor Bates, 1926 - SE Nigeria, Cameroon, S Central African Republic E to DRCongo, S Sudan, Uganda (Budongo Forest) and extreme NW Tanzania, S to NW & NE Angola.
  • seimundi (Ogilvie-Grant, 1908) - Bioko I (Fernando Póo).

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