Promerops cafer (Cape Sugarbird)

Cape Sugarbird

Dutch: Kaapse Suikervogel

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Promeropidae
Genus: Promerops
Species: Promerops cafer

Many thanks to the Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 55 mm
Length cranium: 22 mm
Width (cranium): 15 mm
Height (cranium): 13 mm
Alternative names: Kaphonigfresser (German), Promérops du Cap (French), Mielero-abejaruco de El Cabo (Spanish)