Dusky sunbird

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Dusky sunbird
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Non-breeding male in Northern Cape, South Africa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Nectariniidae
Genus: Cinnyris
Species: C. fuscus
Binomial name
Cinnyris fuscus
(Vieillot, 1819)

Nectarinia fusca

The dusky sunbird (Cinnyris fuscus) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. This relatively dull sunbird is found in arid savanna, thickets and shrubland (e.g. Karoo) in Angola, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Nectarinia fusca". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 July 2012.

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