Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sunbirds and Spiderhunters :: Scarlet-chested Sunbird

Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Scarlet-breasted Sunbird
Old scientific name(s): Nectarinia senegalensis


Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda - Dec, 2005 © Tom Tarrant  South Africa - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Windhoek, Namibia - Jul, 2004 © Yvonnik Lhomer  Windhoek, Namibia - Jul, 2004 © Yvonnik Lhomer 
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(1) Senegambia, s. Mauritania, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, s. Niger, and n. Nigeria.
(2) Cameroon, Central African Republic, s. Chad, s. Sudan, and Uganda.
(3) Se. Sudan, w. and c. Ethiopia, and Eritrea.
(4) Ne. Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya and Tanzania including Zanzibar Is. and Pemba Is.
(5) Angola, w. Zambia, c. Namibia, and n. Botswana.
(6) S. Somalia, e. Kenya, e. Tanzania, e. Zambia, Malawi, e. Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and ne. South Africa (Natal).


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


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