Sunbirds (Nectariniidae)

Tiny Sunbird (Cinnyris minullus) - HBW 13, p. 274

French: Souimanga minule German: Zwergnektarvogel Spanish: Suimanga Enano

Taxonomy: Cinnyris minullus Reichenow, 1899, Yaoundé, Cameroon.
Genus often subsumed in Nectarinia. Supposedly larger birds from Bioko I described as race amadoni, and others, from R Lualaba, in DRCongo, described as race marginatus; both, however, fall within range of variation of populations elsewhere in species’ area of distribution. Monotypic.

Distribution: Sierra Leone E to Ghana, and S Nigeria, Bioko I (Fernando Póo) and Gabon E to DRCongo and W Uganda.

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