admin on August 8th, 2008

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: Nectariniidae Genus: Aethopyga Species: A. siparaja Binomial name: Aethopyga siparaja (Raffles, 1822) The Crimson Sunbird, Aethopyga siparaja, is a sunbird. The sunbirds are a group of very small Old World passerine birds which feed largely on nectar, although they will also take insects, especially when feeding […]

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admin on August 7th, 2008

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: Nectariniidae Genus: Cinnyris Species: C. jugularis Binomial name Cinnyris jugularis Linnaeus, 1766 The Olive-backed Sunbird, Cinnyris jugularis, also known as Yellow-bellied Sunbird and formerly Nectarinia jugularis, is an Asian sunbird. Main features: The smallest Sunbird (11cm), bill thin and obviously decurved; distinctive white tips at outer […]

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