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  Anthreptes malacensis
  Family Name : Nectariniidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Bird)

  Common Names : Brown-throated Sunbird, Plain-throated Sunbird

Brown-throated Sunbird,Plain-throated Sunbird
  • Description
    • Description :
      Male: head and neck metallic green; wings purple; throat brown; belly lemon yellow. Female: dull olive.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Very common sunbird from the coastal scrubs, mangrove habitat, parks and gardens. Often seen in the morning visiting flowering trees and bushes, extracting nectar with its slightly downward curved bill.  
      Habitats :
      Forest, Mangroves, Parks & Gardens
      Nature Reserves :
      Labrador Nature Reserve, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
      Parks & Gardens :
      Bukit Batok Nature Park, Fort Canning Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens, West Coast Park
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Conservation Status :
  • References
    • Strange, S. & Jeyarajasingam, A. 1993. Birds: A photographic guide to the birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. Singapore: Sun Tree Publishing (S'pore) Pte Ltd. 258pp 

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