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 of birds of paradise with long decurved sickle-like bills.
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