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Nectarinia superba Alternate name
Cinnyris superbus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Nectariniidae Family
Tropical lowland moist forest, mangrove, dry savanna, occurs near rivers, streams, creeks & other permanent fesh water. Found in:-  Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon,, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo and Uganda. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Insects & nectare Food  
8281 World Number
Least Concern Status


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