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Red-keeled Flowerpecker

Dicaeum australe

Description:

Philippine endemic bird in the family Dicaeidae. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Habitat:

Urban garden.

Notes:

Saw the bird with a group of Olive-backed sunbirds.

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2 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

Congrats Leana.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 years ago

Congratulations Leana, your Red-keeled Flowerpecker is our Spotting of the Day:

"Endemic to the Philippines, this Red-keeled Flowerpecker (Dicaeum australe) is our Spotting of the Day! Dicaeum is of of two genera in the family Dicaeidae (flowerpeckers). Birds in this genus have short tails, short thick curved bills and tubular tongues, reflecting the importance of nectar in their diet".

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Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 5, 2017
Submitted on Oct 5, 2017

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