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Anabathmis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Clade: Basal Passeroidea
Family: Nectariniidae
Genus: Anabathmis
Reichenow, 1905

Anabathmis is a genus of African sunbirds. Its members are sometimes included in Nectarinia. Two species are endemic to São Tomé and Príncipe.

Its members are:

The sunbirds are a group of very small Old World passerine birds which feed largely on nectar, although they will also take insects, especially when feeding young. Flight is fast and direct on their short wings. Most species can take nectar by hovering like a hummingbird, but usually perch to feed most of the time.

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