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Flaming, Metallic-winged, Handsome and Crimson Sunbirds, and Spiderhunters

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Flaming Sunbird 
(a Philippine endemic, male) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans 

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_5094-1000x750.jpg

Flaming Sunbird
(a Philippine endemic, male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

Flaming Sunbird 
(a Philippine endemic, male) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans 

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_5046-800x640.jpg

Flaming Sunbird
(a Philippine endemic, male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

Flaming Sunbird 
(a Philippine endemic, male) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans 

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_5115-800x600.jpg

Flaming Sunbird
(a Philippine endemic, male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

Flaming Sunbird 
(a Philippine endemic, male, this individual lost its tail) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans 

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_5007-800x600.jpg

Flaming Sunbird
(a Philippine endemic, male, this individual lost its tail)

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

Flaming Sunbird 
(a Philippine endemic, male, this individual lost its tail) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans 

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_5028-1050x700.jpg

Flaming Sunbird
(a Philippine endemic, male, this individual lost its tail)

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

Flaming Sunbird 
(a Philippine endemic, male) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans 

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_4040-800x600.jpg

Flaming Sunbird
(a Philippine endemic, male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

Flaming Sunbird 
(a Philippine endemic, male) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans 

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_4036-800x600.jpg

Flaming Sunbird
(a Philippine endemic, male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

Flaming Sunbird 
(a Philippine endemic, male) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans 

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_4025-700x560.jpg

Flaming Sunbird
(a Philippine endemic, male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

Flaming Sunbird
(a Philippine endemic, sub-adult male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m.

[20D + 500 f/4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC]
IMG_0022-800x600.jpg

Flaming Sunbird
(a Philippine endemic, sub-adult male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga flagrans flagrans

Habitat - Uncommon in forest, edge and second growth up to 1350 m.

[20D + 500 f/4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC]

Metallic-winged Sunbird
(A Philippine endemic, male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga pulcherrima jefferyi 

Habitat - Forest, edge and second growth

[Elev. 1600 m ASL, MT. POLIS, BANAUE, IFUGAO, 40D + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC, bean bag]
IMG_8712-1000x750.jpg

Metallic-winged Sunbird
(A Philippine endemic, male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga pulcherrima jefferyi

Habitat - Forest, edge and second growth

[Elev. 1600 m ASL, MT. POLIS, BANAUE, IFUGAO, 40D + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC, bean bag]

Metallic-winged Sunbird 
(A Philippine endemic, female) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga pulcherrima jefferyi 

Habitat - Forest, edge and second growth 

[Elev. 1600 m ASL, MT. POLIS, BANAUE, IFUGAO, 40D + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC, bean bag
IMG_8548-800x600.jpg

Metallic-winged Sunbird
(A Philippine endemic, female)

Scientific name - Aethopyga pulcherrima jefferyi

Habitat - Forest, edge and second growth

[Elev. 1600 m ASL, MT. POLIS, BANAUE, IFUGAO, 40D + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC, bean bag

Metallic-winged Sunbird 
(A Philippine endemic, female) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga pulcherrima jefferyi 

Habitat - Forest, edge and second growth 

[Elev. 1040m ASL, BANGAAN, BANAUE, IFUGAO, 40D + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC, hand held]
IMG_8278-1200x800.jpg

Metallic-winged Sunbird
(A Philippine endemic, female)

Scientific name - Aethopyga pulcherrima jefferyi

Habitat - Forest, edge and second growth

[Elev. 1040m ASL, BANGAAN, BANAUE, IFUGAO, 40D + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC, hand held]

Lovely Sunbird
(a Philippine endemic, male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga shelleyi

Habitat - Cultivated areas, thickets, forest and edge below 2000 m.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, tripod/gimbal head]
IMG_7016-800x600.jpg

Lovely Sunbird
(a Philippine endemic, male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga shelleyi

Habitat - Cultivated areas, thickets, forest and edge below 2000 m.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, tripod/gimbal head]

Handsome Sunbird 
(A Philippine endemic, male) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella 

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head, near full frame]
IMG_4250-1000x750.jpg

Handsome Sunbird
(A Philippine endemic, male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head, near full frame]

Handsome Sunbird 
(A Philippine endemic, male) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella 

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m. 

[MT. MAKILING, LAGUNA PROVINCE, 40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_0785-1000x750.jpg

Handsome Sunbird
(A Philippine endemic, male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m.

[MT. MAKILING, LAGUNA PROVINCE, 40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

Handsome Sunbird 
(A Philippine endemic, male) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella 

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head, near full frame]
IMG_4682-1000x750.jpg

Handsome Sunbird
(A Philippine endemic, male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head, near full frame]

Handsome Sunbird 
(A Philippine endemic, male) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella 

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head, near full frame]
IMG_4710-1000x750.jpg

Handsome Sunbird
(A Philippine endemic, male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head, near full frame]

Handsome Sunbird 
(A Philippine endemic, male) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella 

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m. 

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_4220-750x600.jpg

Handsome Sunbird
(A Philippine endemic, male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m.

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

DETAIL OF BACK - Handsome Sunbird 
(A Philippine endemic, male) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella 

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m. 

[20D + 100-400 L IS, hand held]
IMG_0372-800x600.jpg

DETAIL OF BACK - Handsome Sunbird
(A Philippine endemic, male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m.

[20D + 100-400 L IS, hand held]

Handsome Sunbird
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, on tripod]
IMG_0064_1-800x600.jpg

Handsome Sunbird
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, on tripod]

Handsome Sunbird 
(A Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella 

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m. 

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, on tripod]
IMG_0059_1-800x600.jpg

Handsome Sunbird
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, on tripod]

Handsome Sunbird 
(A Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella 

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m. 

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, on tripod]
IMG_9994-1000x750.jpg

Handsome Sunbird
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, on tripod]

Handsome Sunbird 
(A Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella 

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m. 

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, on tripod]
IMG_0012_1-720x540.jpg

Handsome Sunbird
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Aethopyga bella

Habitat - Thickets, forest edge and forest below 2000 m.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, on tripod]

Lovely Sunbird (male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga shelleyi

Habitat - Common in cultivated areas, thickets, forest and edge below 2000 m.
Lovely Sunbird (Handsome S.)

Lovely Sunbird (male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga shelleyi

Habitat - Common in cultivated areas, thickets, forest and edge below 2000 m.

Crimson Sunbird (Male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga siparaja

Habitat - Cultivated areas, scrub, forest edge and second growth uo tp 1000 m.
IMG_4556.JPG

Crimson Sunbird (Male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga siparaja

Habitat - Cultivated areas, scrub, forest edge and second growth uo tp 1000 m.

Crimson Sunbird (Male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga siparaja

Habitat - Cultivated areas, scrub, forest edge and second growth uo tp 1000 m.
IMG_4547.jpg

Crimson Sunbird (Male)

Scientific name - Aethopyga siparaja

Habitat - Cultivated areas, scrub, forest edge and second growth uo tp 1000 m.

Naked-faced Spiderhunter (Arachnothera clarae, A Philippine endemic) 

Habitat - Forest, forest edge and clearings 

Shooting info - Mt. Makiling, Laguna, May 11, 2006, 20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 
700 mm, f/5.6, 1/80 sec, ISO 800, 475b/3421 support, manual exposure in available light.
Naked-faced_Spiderhunter-IMG_0005

Naked-faced Spiderhunter (Arachnothera clarae, A Philippine endemic)

Habitat - Forest, forest edge and clearings

Shooting info - Mt. Makiling, Laguna, May 11, 2006, 20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC,
700 mm, f/5.6, 1/80 sec, ISO 800, 475b/3421 support, manual exposure in available light.

Naked-faced Spiderhunter
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Arachnothera clarae

Habitat - Forest, forest edge and clearings

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, on tripod]
IMG_0041_1-900x600.jpg

Naked-faced Spiderhunter
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Arachnothera clarae

Habitat - Forest, forest edge and clearings

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, on tripod]

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_4781-1000x750.jpg

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]



[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
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[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]


[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head, shot through a gap in the foliage]
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[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head, shot through a gap in the foliage]

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head, shot through a gap in the foliage]
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[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head, shot through a gap in the foliage]

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
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[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
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[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
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[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_5261-1000x800.jpg

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
IMG_5243-800x640.jpg

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]

[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]
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[40D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B tripod/3421 gimbal head]