Olive-backed Sunbird – morphological aspects

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SunbirdOB [AmarSingh} 1

“Above and below images show a male Olive-backed Sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis flammaxillaris) with some moult in head/neck and clear chestnut-red band across the lower breast.
SunbirdOB [AmarSingh} 2

“Again with an aberrant metallic feather just behind the eye.

SunbirdOB [AmarSingh} 3

“Images above and below of a female with white in tail showing well.”

SunbirdOB [AmarSingh} 4

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
28th June 2016

Location: Tambun, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Secondary growth near limestone hills and ex-mining pools

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One Response

  1. Edna R.S.Alvarez

    Nice photos and commentary. Thank you. EDNA

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