Tracking the range expansion of the Marico Sunbird Cinnyris mariquensis in South Africa through SABAP2
Doug M Harebottle
The Marico Sunbird Cinnyris mariquensis is usually confined to dry Acacia savanna and broad-leaved and riparian woodlands, and often associated with riparian vegetation in arid regions. A large proportion of its range is centred in the drier central and western regions within southern Africa but it also occurs in the wetter sub-tropical woodlands in the eastern parts of the country. owie 2005). It is an active sunbird that feeds in association with other conspecifics including White-bellied Sunbird C. talatala and Dusky Sunbird C. fuscus. This paper describes how the range is expanding into the Northern Cape and Free State provinces in central South Africa.
HAREBOTTLE, Doug M.
Tracking the range expansion of the Marico Sunbird Cinnyris mariquensis in South Africa through SABAP2.
Biodiversity Observations, [S.l.], p. 1 - 7, nov. 2016.
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