Shelley's sunbird

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Shelley's sunbird
Not recognized (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Nectariniidae
Genus: Cinnyris
Species: C. shelleyi
Binomial name
Cinnyris shelleyi
(Alexander, 1899)
  • Nectarinia shelleyi
  • Nectarinia hofmanni

The Shelley's sunbird (Cinnyris shelleyi) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The species is named after George Ernest Shelley.