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Brown-throated Sunbird

Latin Name : Anthreptes malacensis

Site Name : Maratua

Photographer : PHILLIPPS, Cosmo

Date : 2010-08-03

Notes : The Brown-throated is the commonest of the three sunbirds found on Pulau Maratua, East Kalimantan. The race A.m. mjobergi is endemic to Maratua and is named after the curator of the Sarawak Museum who collected it in 1927.The colours of the breast are brighter than birds on the Borneo mainland.