Black-throated Sunbird – female eating flowers

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“A female Black-throated Sunbird (Aethopyga saturate waryi) collecting nesting material from cut grass and bushes (above, below).

“A female was also seen eating flowers of the Poikilospermum suaveolens (Family: Urticaceae) to get the nectar.

“See also HERE and HERE.”

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Location: 1,600m ASL, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia
Habitat: A public road along primary montane forest
Date: 11th and 22nd April 2015

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