Deleornis

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Deleornis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Nectariniidae
Genus: Deleornis
Wolters, 1977
species

D. fraseri
D. axillaris

Deleornis is a genus of African sunbirds. Its members are sometimes included in Anthreptes.

Its members are:

The grey-headed sunbird is sometimes considered to be a subspecies of Fraser's sunbird.

The sunbirds are a group of very small Old World passerine birds which feed largely on nectar, although they will also take insects, especially when feeding young. Flight is fast and direct on their short wings. Most species can take nectar by hovering like a hummingbird, but usually perch to feed most of the time.