Black-throated Sunbird – spider

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The Black-throated Sunbird (Aethopyga saturata wrayi) is a very common bird in the highlands with a wide diet range.

Above is a male and below shows a male with a spider prey.

The two birds below are females.

Some of these birds are in moult.

Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Location: 1,700m ASL, Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia

Habitat: Trail through primary jungle

Date: 6th August 2020

Equipment: Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR, handheld with Rode VideoMic Pro Plus Shotgun Microphone

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