male; purple throat; yellow belly; decurved bill (Australia; 2006-06-20)

Olive-backed (or Yellow-bellied) Sunbird
Cinnyris jugularis

Native Range: Australia and Oriental Region

Notes: a sunbird of rainforest edges, mangroves, and gardens; in Australia it is confined to coastal Queensland.

male sticking out his long tongue (Australia; 2006-06-20)

female; yellow underparts; olive upperparts (Australia; 2006-06-20)

frontal view of female; decurved bill; yellow below (Australia; 2006-06-20)

picking insects off underside of leaf (Australia; 2006-06-20)