Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sunbirds and Spiderhunters :: Eastern Olive-Sunbird

Eastern Olive-Sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea

Described by: Smith, A. (1840)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Nectarinia olivacea


Bona Manzi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Date unknown © Gordon Holtshausen  Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - May 5, 2002 © Alan Manson  Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Dec 30, 2005 © Alan Manson 
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Africa s. of the Sahara;
(1) Highlands of c. Kenya (Aberdare Mountains) to nc. Tanzania.
(2) Coastal se. Somalia, e. Kenya, e. Tanzania and Mafia Is.
(3) S. Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique n. of the Zambezi River.
(4) Coastal Plains of e. Mazambique and e. South Africa (n. Natal).
(5) Lowlands of e. South Africa (c. Natal).


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


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