Olive-backed Sunbird – female behaviour

“A few more behaviour observations of the female Olive-backed Sunbirds (Cinnyris jugularis flammaxillaris).

SunbirdOB-f nest material [AmarSingh]

“Collecting nesting material. Was stripping off long fibrous material from these dead branches (above).

SunbirdOB-f spider [AmarSingh] 2

“Fluttering in front of spider web to catch a spider and possibly the prey trapped in web (above).

SunbirdOB-f Malviscus[AmarSingh]

“Nectar feeding on Hibiscus rosa-sinensis by puncturing the base (above).”

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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