Socotra sunbird

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Socotra sunbird
Incana incana and Chalcomitra balfouri.jpg
Socotra sunbird above, with Socotra warbler
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C. balfouri
Binomial name
Chalcomitra balfouri
(Sclater & Hartlaub, 1881)
Synonyms

Nectarinia balfouri

The Socotra sunbird (Chalcomitra balfouri) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is endemic to Socotra.

Its natural habitats are tropical dry shrubland, tropical moist shrubland, and tropical high-altitude shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Chalcomitra balfouri". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22717750A94549624. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22717750A94549624.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018.


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