Potentially, habitat loss and degradation
[sunbirds, general] (Cheke and Mann 2008)
Sunbird species with small, restricted ranges are at high risk.
Protection of sunbird habitat
A Beautiful Sunbird, Cinnyris pulchellus, drinks from a garden hose. Male in non-breeding plumage, with elongated tail feathers.
Sunbirds use human-made habitats, such as gardens, in addition to natural habitats.
Image credit: © Philippe Boissel at Flickr. All rights reserved. Used with permission from the artist.
Image details: Taken 06 February 2012 in Senegal.