21 August 2011

Little Spiderhunter (Arachnothera longirostra)

For record purposes ONLY..

The Little Spiderhunter (Arachnothera longirostra) is a species of long-billed nectar feeding bird in the Nectariniidae family found in the moist forests of South and Southeast Asia. Unlike typical sunbirds, males and females are very similar in plumage. 

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montanes. It is usually found below the canopy. They are also found in gardens, attracted especially by flowers that yield nectar

                                                                                                      Loc:  Selangor Malaysia August 2011

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