Socotra sunbird

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Socotra Sunbird
Incana incana and Chalcomitra balfouri.jpg
Socotra Sunbird above, with Socotra Warbler
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Nectariniidae
Genus: Chalcomitra
Species: C. balfouri
Binomial name
Chalcomitra balfouri
(Sclater and Hartlaub, 1881)
Synonyms

Nectarinia balfouri

The Socotra Sunbird (Chalcomitra balfouri) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is endemic to Socotra.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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