Malagasy green sunbird

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Malagasy green sunbird
Malagasy green sunbird (Cinnyris notatus).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Nectariniidae
Genus: Cinnyris
Species:
C. notatus
Binomial name
Cinnyris notatus
(Müller, 1776)
Synonyms

Nectarinia notata

The Malagasy green sunbird (Cinnyris notatus), also known as the long-billed green sunbird, is a species of bird in the family Nectariniidae. It has been placed in the genus Nectarinia. It is found in the Comoros and Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical mangrove forest, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.

Taxonomy[edit]

The taxon moebii, by most authorities considered a subspecies of the Long-billed Green Sunbird, has occasionally been considered a separate species, the Comoro green sunbird (Cinnyris moebii).

References[edit]

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