a tiny sunbird flexing it's wing before a take-off

a tiny sunbird flexing it's wing before a take-off
Species: Olive-backed Sunbird   Cinnyris jugularis
Author: Steven Struyck
Friday, June 14, 2013
Added to IBC: 27 Nov 2013 - 06:28
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Altitude (m): 
220 meters


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This is genus Anthreptes

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Birds of New Guinea
Including Bismarck Archipelago and Bougainville
All of the 943 species known to occur are covered, including the extraordinarily high total of 456 endemics, as well as 5 introduced species, 2 species yet to be formally described and a separate appendix with 75 vagrants. Subspecies are listed also to give a comprehensive overview of the remarkable regional avifauna.


Steven Struyck, IBC1041269. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1041269.

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Steven Struyck, IBC1041269. Photo of Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis at Penang Island, Peninsular Malaysia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1041269.

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