Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sunbirds and Spiderhunters :: Western Violet-backed Sunbird

Western Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes longuemarei

Described by: Lesson (1831)
Alternate common name(s): Violet-backed Sunbird, African Violet-backed Sunbird
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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(1) Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, and Guinea.
(2) Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Ghana, Togo, Benin, s. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, n. Zaire, s. Chad, s. Sudan and Uganda.
(3) Sw. Tanzania, Burundi, s. Zaire, Malawi, Zambia and e. Angola.
(4) Se. Tanzania, e. Zimbabwe, and n. Mozambique.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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