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Olive-backed Sunbird

Cinnyris jugularis


This is a small male songbird, about 10 cm long. The the underparts of both male and female are bright yellow whist the back is a dark brown colour. The throat and upper breast of this adult male was a dark, metallic blue-black.


Spotted in the garden where I am staying in Hua Hin, Thailand


Seen here adding feathers etc to the nest which both sexes help to build

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Ava T-B 2 years ago

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Stephen Wain
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Stephen Wain

จังหวัดประจวบคีรีขันธ์, Thailand

Spotted on Jul 26, 2018
Submitted on Jul 26, 2018

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