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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Chalcomitra hunteri Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Nectariniidae Family
15 cm Length
Tropical dry savanna, shrubland & grassland, From 50-1,200m. Range:- Ethiopia, Kenya, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania. Possibly Uganda Habitat
 eggs, incubation by female both parents days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders and nectar. Food  
8224 - TSN: 561507 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

If you have sound recording of the Nectariniidae please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Czech: Strdimil Hunteruv, strdimil východoafrický
Danish: Violetgumpet Solfugl
German: Purpurbürzel-Glanzköpfchen
English: Hunter's Sunbird, Somali Scarlet-chested Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina de Hunter, Suimanga de Hunter
Finnish: Veririntamedestäjä
French: Souimanga de Hunter
Hungarian: Hunter-nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia di Hunter
Japanese: hanta-taiyouchou, nodogurohimunetaiyouchou
Japanese: ノドグロヒムネタイヨウチョウ, ハンタータイヨウチョウ
Latin: Chalcomitra hunteri, Nectarinia hunteri, Nectarinia hunteri hunteri, Nectarinia hunteri siccata, Nectarinia senegalensis hunteri
Dutch: Hunter-honingzuiger, Hunters Honingzuiger
Norwegian: Rubinsolfugl
Polish: nektarnik fartuszkowy
Russian: Нектарница Хантера
Slovak: nektárovka čiernobradá
Swedish: Hunters solfĺgel
Swahili: Neli Kidari-chekundu
Chinese: 亨氏花蜜鸟


Chalcomitra hunteri
Chalcomitra hunteri siccata

  • Chalcomitra hunteri (hunteri): S Ethiopia to Kenya, ne Tanzania and Uganda
  • Chalcomitra hunteri (siccata): S Ethiopia to ne Kenya and plateau region of Somalia


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