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The fork-tailed sunbird (Aethopyga christinae)

The fork-tailed sunbird (Aethopyga christinae), here in Hong Kong park in late December 2020.

I like this picture, as it has a photobombing honey bee.

The male bird has a metallic blue-green head, dark crimson throat and upper breast as well as decurved bill, with a distinctive trill like call.


it is a Hong Kong resident. Commonly found in woodland and major urban parks.


Breeding season from April to June. Nest is a ball of grass placed in a tree.