Description: The elegant sunbird is a stunning bird with a green- and blue-capped head, reddish ear cover and neck, an olive back, and a yellow belly. Like other sunbirds, the male of this species is colorful — at least during breeding season — while the female is drab. The elegant sunbird is confined to one small island in Indonesia, where its population is fragmented by habitat loss and degradation.
IUCN Status: Endangered
Major Threat: Habitat loss and degradation
Habitat: Primary forest, forest edge, adjacent low scrub and plantations
Location: Sangihe Island in Indonesia
Diet: Fruit, nectar and insects