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Yellow-rumped flowerpecker

Prionochilus xanthopygius Photo by James Eaton (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:yellow-rumped flowerpecker (en); pica-flores-de-uropígio-amarelo (pt); dicée à croupion jaune (fr); picaflores culigualdo (es); gelbbürzel-mistelfresser (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily DicaeidaeRange:This species is only found in northern Borneo and in North Natuna island in the Riau Islands.Size:These birds are 9 cm long and weigh 6,5-8,5 g.Habitat:The yellow-rumped flowerpecker is […]

Pale-billed flowerpecker

Dicaeum erythrorhynchos Photo by Rakesh Dhareshwar (Birding in India) Common name:pale-billed flowerpecker (en); pica-flores-de-bico-vermelho (pt); dicée à bec rouge (fr); picaflores piquirrojo (es); lachsschnabel-mistelfresser (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily DicaeidaeRange:This species is found in Nepal and most of India, with the exception of the north-westernmost parts of the country, and also in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and western Myanmar.Size:These […]

White-throated flowerpecker

Dicaeum vincens Photo by John Thompson (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:white-throated flowerpecker (en); pica-flores-do-Ceilão (pt); dicée de Ceylan (fr); picaflores cingalés (es); Sri Lanka-blomsterpikker (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily DicaeidaeRange:This species is endemic to Sri Lanka, where it is confined to the wet zone in the south-western part of the island.Size:These birds are 10 cm long and weigh […]

Thick-billed flowerpecker

Dicaeum agile Photo by Umang Dutt (Flickr) Common name:thick-billed flowerpecker (en); pica-flores-de-bico-grosso (pt); dicée à bec épais (fr); picaflores picogrueso (es); dickschnabel-mistelfresser (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily DicaeidaeRange:This species is found in southern Asia, in several disjunct populations. The subspecies D. a. agile is found across most of India, in northern Pakistan and Nepal. The subspecies D. a. […]

Cebu flowerpecker

Dicaeum quadricolor Photo by Tomasz Cofta (Y101FM) Common name:Cebu flowerpecker (en); pica-flores-de-Cebu (pt); dicée quadricolore (fr); picaflores de Cebú (es); vierfarben-mistelfresser (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily DicaeidaeRange:This species is endemic to the island of Cebu in the Philippines.Size:These birds are 11-12 cm long.Habitat:They are mostly found on the tallest remaining patches of native rainforest, being strongly associated to karst […]

Orange-bellied flowerpecker

Dicaeum trigonostigma Photo by Lip Yap (Wikipedia) Common name: orange-bellied flowerpecker (en); pica-flores-de-ventre-laranja (pt); dicée à ventre orange (fr); picaflores ventrinaranja (es); orangebauch-mistelfresser (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Dicaeidae Range: This Asian species is found in Bangladesh, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. Size: These tinny birds are 7,5-9 cm long […]