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Northern Double-collared Sunbird
2008-08-14 10:38:54

The Northern Double-collared Sunbird (Nectarinia preussi), is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, and Uganda. Photo Copyright and Credit

Southern Double-collared Sunbird
2008-08-14 10:26:21

The Southern Double-collared Sunbird (Cinnyris chalybeus), also known as the Lesser Double-collared Sunbird, is a species of sunbird that breeds in southern South Africa. It is mainly resident, but partially migratory in the north-east of its range. This sunbird is common in gardens, fynbos, forests and coastal scrub. It was formerly placed in the genus Nectarinia. The Southern...

Nile Valley Sunbird
2008-08-13 17:28:23

The Nile Valley Sunbird (Anthreptes metallicus), is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen. Photo Copyright and Credit

Collared Sunbird
2008-08-13 17:24:58

The Collared Sunbird (Hedydipna collaris), formerly placed in the genus Nectarinia, is part of a group of very small Old World passerine birds. The Collared Sunbird is a common breeder across most of sub-Saharan Africa. It is mainly found in forests near water. It is a seasonal migrant within its range. Collared Sunbirds are tiny, only 3.5 to 4 inches long. They have short thin down-curved...

Malachite Sunbird
2008-08-11 20:36:40

The Malachite Sunbird (Nectarinia famosa), is a small bird with two subspecies. The nominate N. f. famosa occurs mainly in South Africa, Lesotho and western Swaziland, although its range just extends into southern Namibia and Zimbabwe. N. f. cupreonitens breeds in the highlands from Ethiopia south to northern Mozambique. This large sunbird is found in hilly fynbos, protea and aloe habitat and...

Fire-tailed Sunbird
2008-08-11 20:32:15

The Fire-tailed Sunbird (Aethopyga ignicauda), is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Thailand. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitat. Photo Copyright and Credit

Crimson Sunbird
2008-08-11 20:25:16

The Crimson Sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja), is a sunbird that is part of group of very small Old World passerine birds. Crimson Sunbird is a resident breeder in tropical southern Asia from India to Indonesia and the Philippines. Crimson Sunbirds are tiny, only 4.33 inches long. They have medium-length thin down-curved bills and brush-tipped tubular tongues, both adaptations to their nectar...

Fork-tailed Sunbird
2008-08-11 20:08:45

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. Photo Copyright and Credit

Green-tailed Sunbird
2008-08-11 20:06:40

The Green-tailed Sunbird (Aethopyga nipalensis), is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitat. Photo Copyright and Credit

Handsome Sunbird
2008-08-11 20:03:38

The Handsome Sunbird (Aethopyga bella), is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitat. Photo Copyright and Credit

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  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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