Tiny Sunbird (Cinnyris minullus) - HBW 13, p. 274
French: Souimanga minule
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.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A bird singing and exploring flowers Locality Central Region, Ghana
Juan Sanabria 1 November 2009 3 years ago 30 sec 2.8
male on an exposed branch Locality Krabo Forest, Western Region, Ghana (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 8 December 2010 2 years ago 27 sec 2
Brief and poor view of a male on top of a bush and flying away Locality Sebitoli, Kibale National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 3 September 2006 6 years ago 7 sec 1.9
A perched bird
Locality Kribi, South Province, Cameroon
Krzysztof Blachowiak 28 February 2012 1 year ago 4.5
Adult male perched
Locality Makokou, Ogooué-Ivindo Province, Gabon (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 3 August 2009 1 year ago 4
Perched male flashing yellow armpit
Locality Lomie, East Province, Cameroon (Monotypic species)
Mikko Pyhälä 11 January 2013 40 weeks ago 2.7
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