Spiderhunters

Streaked Spiderhunter


Streaked Spiderhunter (Arachnothera magna)The spiderhunters are birds that are part of the Sunbird family. They were named for the fact that they hunt spiders - one of their primary food sources.


Species of Spiderhunters:

  • Thick-billed Spiderhunter, Arachnothera crassirostris
  • Spectacled Spiderhunter, Arachnothera flavigaster
  • Long-billed Spiderhunter, Arachnothera robusta
  • Yellow-eared Spiderhunter, Arachnothera chrysogenys
  • Naked-faced Spiderhunter Arachnothera clarae
  • Grey-breasted Spiderhunter, Arachnothera modesta - sometimes inccluded in A. affinis
  • Streaky-breasted Spiderhunter, Arachnothera affinis
  • Bornean Spiderhunter, Arachnothera everetti
  • Whitehead's Spiderhunter, Arachnothera juliae

Little Spiderhunter


Species Research by Sibylle Johnson

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