Olive-backed Sunbird – Kelicap Bukit – Happy New Year 2016


Happy New Year 2016

Olive-backed Sunbird , female (Nectarinia jugularis) – Kelicap Bukit – foraging at Zigzag flower  (Pedilanthus tithymaloides)
The first record of this species at my backyard. The easy recognize feature is the iris colour – BLACK in the case.     The most common Sunbird I found was the Brown-throated.
Here the comparative chart to differentiated the various species of Sunbird
Subird_Compare

Chart taken from he Singapore National Parks on conservation Newsletter. HERE


 

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