Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sunbirds and Spiderhunters :: Green-headed Sunbird

Green-headed Sunbird Cyanomitra verticalis

Described by: Latham (1790)
Alternate common name(s): Olive-backed Sunbird
Old scientific name(s): Nectarinia verticalis


Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Uganda - Jan, 2006 © Tom Tarrant  La Lopé Reserve, Gabon - Jul 7, 1996 © Don Roberson 
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(1) Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria.
(2) Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, se. Zaire, and nw. Angola.
(3) W. Gabon.
(4) Central African Republic, s. Sudan, e. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w. and c. Kenya, w. and s. Tanzania, nw. Malawi, and ne. Zambia.


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


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