Oive-backed Sunbird

Oive-backed Sunbird
Species: Olive-backed Sunbird   Cinnyris jugularis
Subspecies: flammaxillaris
Author: Marcos Wei
Added to IBC: 27 Dec 2017 - 02:40
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Altitude (m): 
24 meters


Flower pecking

Submitted by Steve Pryor on
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Marcos, straightish bill, lightening above and below the eye, red iris ... in this location = female Anthreptes m. malacensis (Brown-throated Sunbird).

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Marcos Wei, IBC1445312. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1445312.

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Marcos Wei, IBC1445312. Photo of Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis at Pattaya, Thailand. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1445312.

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