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Purple sunbird (Female)

Cinnyris asiaticus

Description:

Like other sunbirds they feed mainly on nectar, although they will also take insects, especially when feeding young. They have a fast and direct flight and can take nectar by hovering like a hummingbird but often perch at the base of flowers. Females are olive above and yellowish below.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Atul
Atul 8 years ago
Purple-rumped Sunbird (female)
Leptocoma zeylonica Purple-rumped Sunbird


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3 Comments

Arijit Banerjee
Arijit Banerjee 8 years ago

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purple_Sunb... also take a look at this one I've seen this kind of male...

Arijit Banerjee
Arijit Banerjee 8 years ago

Thank u Atul....
Yeah I've seen the male its purple in colour....
but couldn't get its pic.

Arijit Banerjee
Arijit Banerjee 8 years ago

whats this bird ?? looks like sparrow but the beak is long...

Arijit Banerjee
Spotted by
Arijit Banerjee

Gwalior, India

Spotted on Mar 25, 2012
Submitted on Mar 26, 2012

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