|A male at Ngwenya Resort, Mpumalanga, South Africa.|
The purple-banded sunbird (Cinnyris bifasciatus) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
The Tsavo sunbird, sometimes lumped with the purple-banded, is here considered a separate species.
- Purple-banded sunbird - Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds.
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