Anchieta's sunbird

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Anchieta's sunbird
Anthreptes anchietae, Cuchi, Birding Weto, a.jpg
at Cuchi, Angola
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Nectariniidae
Genus: Anthreptes
A. anchietae
Binomial name
Anthreptes anchietae

The Anchieta's sunbird (Anthreptes anchietae) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in Angola, the DRC, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zambia, and is named after José Alberto de Oliveira Anchieta.

Illustration by Keulemans


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Anthreptes anchietae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.