Sunbird collecting nest material

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“I went to the newly opened Gardens by the Bay yesterday and surprisingly found there were many birds settled down there. It includes the Oriental Magpie-robin, Black-naped Oriole, Olive-blacked Sunbird, Little Spiderhunter, Asian Koel and those common resident birds – … Continued

Brown-Throated Sunbird Collecting Cocoon Silk

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“In February last year, a pair of Common Ioras (Aegithina tiphia) was encountered collecting spider silk for nest building LINK. In April this year, chanced upon a female Brown-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis) collecting cocoon silk, probably also for nest building. … Continued