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Crimson Sunbird

Aethopyga siparaja

Description:

Nectar feeding passerine. The adult male has a crimson breast and maroon back. The rump is yellow and the belly is olive. The female has an olive-green back, yellowish breast and white tips to the outer tail feathers.

Habitat:

Found in both forest and cultivated areas.

Notes:

This bird is the national bird of Singapore.

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2 Comments

Faith
Faith 7 years ago

Yes simply beautiful

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 years ago

I think its one of that few beautiful Red colour birds..Very Pretty..!!

MikeWolstencroft
Spotted by
MikeWolstencroft

Singapore

Spotted on Aug 10, 2010
Submitted on May 26, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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