Taxon profile


Kenyan Variable Sunbird
Cinnyris venustus falkensteini Fischer & Reichenow, 1884

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Nectariniidae - sunbirds »  genus Cinnyris »  species Cinnyris venustus - Variable Sunbird

Scientific synonyms

Cinnyris falkensteini Fischer & Reichenow, 1884
Cinnyris venusta falkensteini Fischer & Reichenow, 1884
Cinnyris venustus kuanzae
Cinnyris venustus niassae Reichenow, 1899
Nectarinia venusta falkensteini (Fischer & Reichenow, 1884)
Nectarinia venusta kuanzae
Nectarinia venusta niasaae (Reichenow, 1899)
Nectarinia venustus falkensteini (Fischer & Reichenow, 1884)



W and S Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia to Angola and N Zimbabwe

Links and literature

EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Cinnyris venustus falkensteini Fischer, GA & Reichenow, 1884]
Data retrieved on: 17 November 2017
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Cinnyris venustus falkensteini]
Data retrieved on: 19 April 2013

see Howard 6 Moore (2003): Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World.

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