Taxon profile


Shining Sunbird
Cinnyris habessinicus (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1828)

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

Scientific synonyms

Nectarinia habessinica Ehrenberg, 1828

IUCN category:Least Concern
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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Cinnyris habessinicus alter Neumann, 1906
subspecies Cinnyris habessinicus habessinicus (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1828)
subspecies Cinnyris habessinicus hellmayri Neumann, 1904
subspecies Cinnyris habessinicus kinneari Bates, 1935
subspecies Cinnyris habessinicus turkanae van Someren, 1920

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 5.1 [8290]

Bird Life [] [as Nectarinia habessinica Ehrenberg, 1828]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Cinnyris habessinicus (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1828)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [22717858]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Nectarinia habessinica Ehrenberg, 1828]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Cinnyris habessinicus Ehrenberg, 1828]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Cinnyris habessinicus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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