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Malachite Sunbird Nectarinia famosa

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Yellow-tufted Malachite Sunbird, Common Malachite-sunbird, Yellow-tufted Malachite-sunbird
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


South Africa - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  South Africa - Sep, 2001 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Clarens, Free State, South Africa - Jan 10, 2006 © Alan Manson 
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(1) Ethiopia and se. Sudan, e. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, and n. Malawi.
(2) N. Botswana, e. Zimbabwe, sc. Mozambique, and high mountains of South Africa (Natal and Lesotho).


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


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