Banded Green Sunbird

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes, plantations , and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Banded Green Sunbird is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

Banded Green Sunbird again as well as a circling Long-crested Eagle. A Vanga Flycatcher was heard calling and we tracked this little beauty down and got wonderful views of a male sat on a wire. We then walked to another area and found a couple of drongos which seemed to be the newly described and un-officially named Usambara Drongo. More

endemic Banded Green Sunbird, and Usambara Drongo, still undescribed but living in our garden! After dinner one night we’ll look for Usambara Nightjar and Usambara Eagle-Owl, and this walk may reward us as well with some locally endemic reptiles. Other birds may include the very distinct eastern form of Pale-breasted Illadopsis, almost certainly a species in its own right, and Uluguru Violet-backed Sunbird. There is also a chance of finding the very elusive Dappled Mountain Robin. Nights near Amani. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Nectariniidae
Genus : Anthreptes
Species : rubritorques
Authority : Reichenow, 1905