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Purple rumped Sunbird [Male]

Leptocoma zeylonica


The Purple-rumped Sunbird (Leptocoma zeylonica) is a sunbird endemic to the Indian Subcontinent. Like other sunbirds, they are small in size, feeding mainly on nectar but sometimes take insects, particularly when feeding young. They can hover for short durations but usually perch to feed.

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1 Comment

mhosadurga 10 years ago

Nice pic!
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Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Oct 29, 2012
Submitted on Oct 29, 2012

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