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Promerops gurneyi

Promerops gurneyi (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Passeroidea
Familia: Promeropidae
Genus: Promerops
Species: Promerops gurneyi
Subspecies: P. g. ardens - P. g. gurneyi


Promerops gurneyi J. Verreaux, 1871

Vernacular names


Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London Pt1 p.135 pl.8

The Gurney's Sugarbird (Promerops gurneyi) is a species of bird in the Promeropidae family.

It is found in Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, dry savanna, and Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation.


BirdLife International 2004. Promerops gurneyi. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007.

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