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Purple-rumped Sunbird (female)

Leptocoma zeylonica

Description:

This species exhibits strong sexual dimorphism, with the female (pictured) being notably plainer than the iridiscent male.

Habitat:

These sunbirds are often seen in cultivated areas and rarely so in densely forested areas.

Notes:

As part of a course on Animal Behavior I'm taking, I'm currently observing these sunbird every day. You can read my observations (if anyone wants to) at http://sandpitsunbirds.wordpress.com/.

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duttagupta35504
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duttagupta35504

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Spotted on Jun 29, 2014
Submitted on Jun 29, 2014

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