Sunbirds (Nectariniidae)

Tacazze Sunbird (Nectarinia tacazze) - HBW 13, p. 271

French: Souimanga tacazze German: Tacazzenektarvogel Spanish: Suimanga de Tacazzé

Taxonomy: Certhia tacazze Stanley, 1814, Abyssinia = probably Tacazze River, north Ethiopia.
Possibly forms a superspecies with N. bocagii and N. purpureiventris. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • tacazze (Stanley, 1814) - highlands of Eritrea and Ethiopia.
  • jacksoni Neumann, 1899 - highlands of SE Sudan, N & E Uganda, W, C & S Kenya and N Tanzania.

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