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purple sunbird

Cinnyris asiatica

Description:

plzz identify this one ,,,, i thought it as a sun bird ,, but its size is bit bigger as compared to sun bird

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2 Comments

snakewrangler47
snakewrangler47 8 years ago

thanks ,,, jones , great info

This is actually one of the smaller Sunbirds but the only one with an all-blue head and back with a dark grey wing. The similar Loten's Sunbird has a greenish head and a much more curved bill.

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Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Spotted on Jun 8, 2013
Submitted on Jun 8, 2013

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