Rockefeller's sunbird

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Rockefeller's sunbird
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Nectariniidae
Genus: Cinnyris
C. rockefelleri
Binomial name
Cinnyris rockefelleri
(Chapin, 1932)

Nectarinia rockefelleri

The Rockefeller's sunbird (Cinnyris rockefelleri) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, possibly Burundi, and possibly Rwanda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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

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