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Uluguru Violet-backed Sunbird
Anthreptes neglectus
Violet-tailed Sunbird
Anthreptes aurantius
  Verreaux, J & Verreaux, E, 1851
Little Green Sunbird
Anthreptes seimundi
IOC 9.2

Violet-tailed Sunbird
Anthreptes aurantius
Evengue Island, Loango NP, Gabon
© Adam Riley

Field guides

Plate/page: 622

Sinclair, I. and Ryan, P.
Birds of Africa south of the Sahara. First edition.

Plate/page: 116

Borrow, N. and Demey, R.
Birds of Western Africa


  • Anthreptes aurantius: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018.
  • Anthreptes aurantius: Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2019. IOC World Bird List (v 9.2). http://www.worldbirdnames.org/
  • Borrow, N. and Demey, R.: Birds of Western Africa; Helm Field Guides, 2001; ISBN:0-713-63959-8
  • Sinclair, I. and Ryan, P.: Birds of Africa south of the Sahara. First edition.; Struik, 2003; ISBN:1-868-72857-9
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    Scientific Classification
    Kingdom Animals
    Phylum Chordates
    Class Birds
    Order Perching Birds
    Family Sunbirds
    Genus Anthreptes
    Species Violet-tailed Sunbird
    Verreaux, J & Verreaux, E, 1851
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    AF Cameroon to e DR Congo and south to n Angola
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