Edited By: Pragati Bhandari

Hummingbirds Hummingbirds are perhaps the most well-known flower-feeding birds. They have long, specialized bills and can hover in front of flowers while rapidly flapping their wings to feed on nectar. Some examples include the Ruby-throated Hummingbird and Anna's Hummingbird.

Sunbirds Sunbirds are found in Africa, Asia, and some parts of Australia. They are small, colorful birds with curved bills that feed on nectar from various flowers. Examples include the Purple Sunbird and the Olive-backed Sunbird.

Honeyeaters Found mainly in Australia and nearby regions, honeyeaters are known for their consumption of nectar from a variety of flowering plants. Examples include the New Holland Honeyeater and the Red Wattlebird.

Bananaquits Bananaquits are small birds found in the Caribbean and parts of Central and South America. They are known for their ability to pierce the base of flowers to extract nectar. They also consume fruit and insects.

Sicklebill These birds, like the Long-billed Honeycreeper and the Black Sicklebill, have long, curved bills adapted for extracting nectar from flowers in their habitats in New Guinea and nearby regions.

Sword billed Hummingbird  This hummingbird species, found in South America, has an exceptionally long bill, which allows it to feed on nectar from deep-throated flowers.

Spine tailed Swift Although primarily insectivorous, these swifts occasionally feed on nectar from certain flowers. They are known for their long, spiny tail feathers and are found in parts of Asia.

White eye Birds Some species of white-eye birds, such as the Japanese White-eye, feed on nectar from flowers in addition to their diet of insects and fruits. They are found in various parts of Asia and the Pacific Islands.