Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sunbirds and Spiderhunters :: Purple-banded Sunbird
Purple-banded Sunbird Cinnyris bifasciatus
Described by: Shaw (1812)
Alternate common name(s): Little Purple-banded Sunbird
Old scientific name(s): Nectarinia bifasciata
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Range(1) Gabon, Congo, s. Zaire, and c. Angola.
(2) Uganda, Rwanda, w. Kenya, Tanzania including Zanzibar and Mofia Is., n. Malawi, n. Mozambique, n. Zimbabwe, Zambia, n. Namibia, n. Botswana, and Angola.
(3) Se. Zambia, s. Zimbabwe, s. Mozambique and South Africa (ex. e. Transvaal, e. Swaziland, and n. Natal).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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