Fork-tailed Sunbird

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The Fork-tailed Sunbird is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Fork-tailed Sunbird (Aethopyga christinae) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in China, Hong Kong, Laos, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. These small birds, with decurved bill, call a soft and frequent "zwink-zwink" and a metallic trill. The bird appears in the most commonly used postal stamp of Hong Kong. Female References - * BirdLife International 2004. Aethopyga christinae. More

Fork-tailed Sunbird (male) by Griffin C.S. CHENG - Click Image to enter Slide Show SlideShow | Image Information | Contact the Photographer Image information - Description Portfolio Griffin C.S. More

Fork-tailed Sunbird (male) captured in Hong Kong Camera: Canon EOS 30D Camera statistics Camera specifications Full review (4th April, 2006) Submitted: Sunday, 8th November, 2009 15:07 (GMT) Taken: Sunday, 25th March, 2007 Focal length: 400 mm Shutter speed: 1/160 sec Aperture: F5. More

Fork-tailed Sunbird at Fa Peng valley = Submitted by Martin on Fri, 23/03/2007 - 5:04pm sunbirdSaw a male Fork-tailed Sunbird low in Fa Peng valley today. Though this species is a common resident in wooded areas across much of Hong Kong, seems to be only a visitor to Cheung Chau, especially in winter. I hear sunbirds on Cheung Chau occastionally, but till today, the few I've seen here have been females or young birds. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Nectariniidae
Genus : Aethopyga
Species : christinae
Authority : Swinhoe, 1869