Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!
Magnifying the passion for nature. Zeiss Victory Harpia 95. New!

Welcome to BirdForum.
BirdForum is the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Personal tools
Main Categories

Temminck's Sunbird

From Opus

Aethopyga temminckii
Photo by cskhawPhoto taken: Sg. siddim, kedah, Malaysia.
Photo by cskhaw
Photo taken: Sg. siddim, kedah, Malaysia.


[edit] Identification

10 cm-12.5 cm. Mostly scarlet, grey belly, yellow and purple bands between the back and tail. The female is drab olive, rufous fringes to the wing and tail feathers.

[edit] Distribution

Borneo, Sumatra, Malaysia, and south west Thailand.

[edit] Taxonomy

Recently split from Aethopyga mystacalis (Scarlet or Javan Sunbird) which is found only on the Island of Java.

Aethopyga temminckii is monotypic.

[edit] Habitat

Moist lowland forests and montanes.

[edit] Behaviour

A diunal bird that generally occur in pairs or in small family group.

[edit] External Links


Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

Help support BirdForum

Page generated in 0.25471997 seconds with 6 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 09:44.