Pemba sunbird

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Pemba sunbird
Pemba Sunbird, Manta Resort, Pemba Island (8494780065).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Nectariniidae
Genus: Cinnyris
Species: C. pembae
Binomial name
Cinnyris pembae
(Reichenow, 1905)

Nectarinia pembae

The Pemba sunbird (Cinnyris pembae) is a species of bird in the sunbird family. It is endemic to Pemba Island, in Tanzania.

A breeding pair were seen feeding their chicks in the characteristic hanging nest on Unguja Island in June 2018.


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