PURPLE-BANDED SUNBIRD

(Cinnyris bifasciatus (C) (7) or Nectarinia bifasciata (6) (H))

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Roberts VI / VII 780 / 833
Clements 2000 166.0750
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
152-83

 

 
 A smallish bird (11 to 12 cm), found from South Africa to Gabon and Kenya. In southern Africa, it is a locally common resident confined to the east and north eastern regions. It is usually solitary and inhabits edges of riverine forests. It feeds off nectar, insects and spiders

 

List of Stamps showing Purple-banded Sunbird

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