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Actual Scientific name : French name English name
Anthreptes anchietae Souïmanga d'Anchieta  Red-and-blue Sunbird 
Anthreptes longuemarei angolensis Souïmanga à dos violet  Violet-backed Sunbird 
Anthreptes platurus platurus Souïmanga nain à longue queue  Pigmy Sunbird 
Anthreptes rectirostris tephrolaema Souïmanga à menton jaune  Yellow-chinned Sunbird 
Chalcomitra amethystina deminuta Nectarin améthyste  Amethyst Sunbird 
Chalcomitra rubescens rubescens Nectarin à gorge verte  Green-throated Sunbird 
Chalcomitra senegalensis gutturalis Nectarin à poitrine écarlate  Scarlet-chested Sunbird 
Cinnyris bifasciata strophium Nectarin à double bande  Purple-banded Sunbird 
Cinnyris cuprea chalcea Nectarin cuivré  Coppery Sunbird 
Cinnyris batesi Nectarin de Bates  Bates's Sunbird 
Cinnyris bouvieri Nectarin de Bouvier  Orange-tufted Sunbird 
Cinnyris manoensis pintoi Nectarin à double collier du miombo ?  Miombo Double-collared Sunbird 
Cinnyris regia kivuensis Nectarin royal  Regal Sunbird 
Cinnyris shelleyi shelleyi Nectarin de Shelley  Shelley's Sunbird 
Cinnyris stuhlmanni prigoginei Grand nectarin à double collier  Stuhlmann's Double-collared Sunbird 
Cinnyris superba superba Nectarin superbe  Superb Sunbird 
Cinnyris talatala anderssoni Nectarin à ventre blanc ?  White-bellied Sunbird 
Cinnyris venustus falkensteini Nectarin élégant  Variable Sunbird 
Cyanomitra bannermani Nectarin de Bannerman  Bannerman's Sunbird 
Cyanomitra alinae marungensis Nectarin à tête bleue  Blue-headed Sunbird 
Cyanomitra cyanolaema octaviae Nectarin à gorge bleue  Blue-throated Brown Sunbird 
Cyanomitra verticalis bohndorffi Nectarin à tête verte  Green-headed Sunbird 
Deleornis fraseri axillaris Souïmanga de Fraser  Grey-headed Sunbird 
Hedydipna collaris garguensis Souïmanga à collier  Collared Sunbird 
Nectarinia challybea Petit nectarin à double collier  Southern Double-collared Sunbird 
Nectarinia famosa cupreonitens Nectarin malachite  Yellow-tufted Malachite Sunbird 
Nectarinia kilimensis kilimensis Nectarin bronzé  Bronze Sunbird 
Nectarinia obscura lowei Nectarin olivâtre  Olive Sunbird 
Nectarinia reichenowi shellyae Nectarin de Reichenow  Golden-winged Sunbird 



Warning :

This database was established according to official pieces of work and with the help of famous scientists. However, there might be some errors.

The vernacular names were collected in the field and in the colonial literature from the first part of the 20th century. The monks who established the first dictionaries were not necessarily informed naturalists. Therefore, errors must have been committed.

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