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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Nectariniidae.


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  • Today, the only remaining habitat is a small patch of montane forest on top of an extinct volcano (Gunung Sahendaruman), thought to be the last home of the caerulean paradise-flycatcher and Sangihe white-eye, and last known stronghold for the Sangihe shrike-thrush (Colluricincla sanghirensis, CR) and elegant sunbird (Aethopyga duyvenbodei, EN).

    Biological diversity in Wallacea

  • One species found on Sangihe, the cerulean paradise flycatcher (Eutrichomyias rowleyi), is critically endangered, and the red-and-blue lory (Eos histro), Sangihe hanging-parrot (Loriculus catamene), and elegant sunbird (Aethopyga duyvenbodei), all found on Sangihe and Talaud, are endangered.

    Sulawesi lowland rain forests

  • European, as belonging to an _Aethopyga_, together with the female which he shot off the nest.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1


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