Crimson-backed Sunbird

The Crimson-backed Sunbird also known as small sunbird is generally endemic to the Western Ghats of India. It is generally common along the Sahyadri Range from Goa to Khandalla but is also found in the southern parts of Gujarat. They are tiny birds that are resident and are found near forests and are also attracted to gardens at the edge of the forests where there are flower-bearing plants.

Gujarati Name

નાનો શક્કરખોરો

Scientific Name

Leptocoma minima

Scientific Family


Status in Gujarat


IUCN Status

Least Concern

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Categories: Sunbirds