039/365 Olive backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis

Todays picture, 039, is of a tiny bird species; an Olive backed Sunbird.  These birds feed off the nectar from the flower heads with their long curved bills, perfectly adapted to such a task.

Olive backed Sunbird, Cinnyris jugularis, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia, April, 2010.
Canon 1d mkIV with Canon 500mm f/4.0 L IS lens.

 

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