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  Olive-backed Sunbird

 

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An Olive-backed Sunbird. This one is an adult male.

 

It has dull olive-brown upperparts and bright yellow underparts.

 

  Olive-backed Sunbird

 

  Olive-backed Sunbird

 

Its throat, upper breast and face  is dark, metallic blue-black.

 

Its bill, feet and legs are black.

 

  Olive-backed Sunbird

 

  Olive-backed Sunbird

 

In addition, the bill is long and curved, allowing it more easily access to nectar, on which it feeds.

 

See also List of Thai Animal Names.

INDEX BIRDS OF SOUTHEAST ASIA

See also WILDLIFE PICTURES (1), (2) and (3).

 

  Olive-backed Sunbird