Please refer to Hermit Species for Sicklebills Hummingbird species (which are unrelated to the birds of paradise).
The genus Epimachus (Cuvier, 1816) consists of four species birdof s of paradise with long decurved sickle-like bill.
Sicklebills feed by “trap-lining” between favorite plants and, unlike most other hummingbirds, actually perch on the flowers while feeding.
- Black Sicklebill, Epimachus fastuosus
- Brown Sicklebill, Epimachus meyeri
- Black-billed Sicklebill, Epimachus albertisi
- Pale-billed Sicklebill, Epimachus bruijnii