Reichenbach's sunbird

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Reichenbach's sunbird
Anabathmis reichenbachii Keulemans.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Nectariniidae
Genus: Anabathmis
Species: A. reichenbachii
Binomial name
Anabathmis reichenbachii
Hartlaub, 1857

Nectarinia reichenbachii

The Reichenbach's sunbird (Anabathmis reichenbachii) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, and Nigeria.

The bird is named after the German botanist and zoologist Heinrich Ludwig Reichenbach.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Nectarinia reichenbachii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 282. 

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