An olive-backed sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis) drinks nectar from this sliced coconut flower. In the Philippines and parts of Asia, the nectar is collected and used for palm wine. It also attracts these small songbirds.
Olive-backed Sunbirds (Cinnyris jugularis) fight for dominance on this coconut tree. The nectar that comes from the coconut flower is very sweet and is collected for palm wine.
Red-whiskered Bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus)
Location: Ocean Park, Hong Kong
Equipment: Canon 7D + Canon EF 70-200 mm f/4L
I was going to Ocean Park to hang out with the kids and wasn't expecting seeing some interesting birds. I was attracted to it first by its sounds and was able to trace it back to this tree. He saw me but he didn't mind.