Bannerman's sunbird

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Bannerman's sunbird
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Nectariniidae
Genus: Cyanomitra
Species: C. bannermani
Binomial name
Cyanomitra bannermani
C. H. B. Grant & Mackworth-Praed, 1943

Nectarinia bannermani

The Bannerman's sunbird (Cyanomitra bannermani) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Zambia.

Its scientific and common names honor the ornithologist David Armitage Bannerman.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Nectarinia bannermani". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 38.