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Alternative name: Seimund's Sunbird

Photo by MarcellC
Kibale Forest, Uganda, August 2010
Anthreptes seimundi

Nectarinia seimundi



Western Africa: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, DRC, Angola
Eastern Africa: Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda
African Islands: Gulf of Guinea Islands, Bioko (Fernando Po)


This species was recently moved from the genus Nectarinia to the genus Anthreptes.


There are 3 subspecies:

  • A. s. kruensis:
  • A. s. seimundi:
  • A. s. minor:

An additional subspecies traylori is generally considered invalid[1].


Forest edges.



  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase

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