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Olive-backed Sunbird ♂

Cinnyris jugularis


uncommon in understorey in forest, edge and second growth, sometimes near the ground feeding on fruits and flowers of small shrubs and trees. usually found below 1000m asl.

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33 Comments (1–25)

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 5 years ago

What a beauty! Congrats!

Congratulations !

Congrats Kdon! :)

KdonGalay 5 years ago

it is my pleasure of having this specie earned the Spotting of the Day.
i just can't thank each one of you who liked this truly lovely sunbird.
again KarenL, my heartfelt gratitude in choosing OBS♂ as SOTD

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 5 years ago


Sew 5 years ago


Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago


Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 5 years ago

Beautiful.. Congratulations..!!

Congrats KdonGalay on this SOTD!

Wild Things
Wild Things 5 years ago

Beautiful! Congrats!

LaurenZarate 5 years ago

Congratulations Kdon! An unbelievably beautiful bird!

Arun 5 years ago

Great spotting !! Cngrts .

dotun55 5 years ago


surekha 5 years ago

Congratulations Kdon!

Leonardo Castro
Leonardo Castro 5 years ago

Congrats on SOTD, KdonGalay! Very deserved. Beautiful bird!

Jolly Ibanez
Jolly Ibanez 5 years ago

Congratulations Kdon. Stunning capture.

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 5 years ago

Congrats Kdon! Great spot!

awesome capture KdonGalay,beautiful,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing

KarenL 5 years ago

Congratulations Kdon, this wonderful capture has earned you spotting of the day!

Olive-backed sunbirds are monogamous, and both parents share nest building and caring for their young.

KarenL 5 years ago


KdonGalay 5 years ago

thanks a lot for those who liked and likewise for the nice comments guys. this was in celebration with the first anniversary of the WIld Bird Photographers of the Philippines when suddenly this feathered fellow just popped and visited us for a pose.

Leonardo Castro
Leonardo Castro 5 years ago

Beautiful combination of colors! Nice spotting!

VivBraznell 5 years ago

What a beauty!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 5 years ago


The MnMs
The MnMs 5 years ago


Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

Lat: 14.65, Long: 121.05

Spotted on Sep 7, 2013
Submitted on Sep 9, 2013

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