Purple Sunbird

Nectarinia asiatica (Latham, 1790)

Summary

Sunbird with large distribution area (Indomalaya ecozone).
Sedentary species, occurring in the tropical and subtropical regions of Southern Asia and Southeastern Asia, mainly in flowering areas of forests and shrublands.
The evolution trend of the global population is apparently stable.

Global conservation status

Least concern (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Common names

  • Purple Sunbird

Subspecies

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Behavior

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Flight

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Habitat

It inhabits in tropical and subtropical forests, scrubs, gardens and farms.

Feed

It feeds mainly on nectar, but also on insects and berries.

Breeding

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Predators

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Threats

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