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Purple Rumped Sunbird

Leptocoma zeylonica

Description:

Purple-rumped Sunbirds are tiny at less than 10 cm long. They have medium-length thin down-curved bills and brush-tipped tubular tongues, both adaptations to their nectar feeding. Purple-rumped Sunbirds are sexually dimorphic. (From Wikipedia)

Habitat:

This species is found in a variety of habitats with trees, including scrub and cultivation and is usually absent from dense forest. (From Wikipedia)

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3 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 4 years ago

A beautiful bird....

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 9 years ago

Sweet!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Nice snap,
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Hariprasad V N
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Hariprasad V N

Kerala, India

Spotted on Dec 25, 2012
Submitted on Jan 27, 2013

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