|Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja siparaja
- Adult male|
|Photographer :|| © Amar-Singh HSS |
|Location :||Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia|
24 January 2018|
|English synonyms:||Eastern Crimson Sunbird, Scarlet-breasted Sunbird, Scarlet-throated Sunbird, Yellow-backed Sunbird, Magnificent Sunbird (magnifica), Goulpourah Sunbird, Greater Crimson Sunbird (seheriae), Lesser Crimson Sunbird (siparaja), Sulawesi Sunbird (flavostriata, beccarii)|
|Bird Family :||Nectariniini - Sunbirds & Spiderhunters |
|Bird Group :||PASSERIFORMES |
|Red Data Status :||Least Concern|
|Remarks :||Saw a number of Crimson Sunbirds feeding on the fruit and nectar of the Malayan Mistletoe (Dendrophthae pentandra). |
|Taxonomic Notes :||Note that the form vigorsii is now treated as a separate full species: Vigors's Sunbird Aethopyga vigorsii.
The form magnifica is sometimes treated as a full species Magnificent Sunbird A. (s.) magnifica.
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