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Crimson Sunbird (Male)

Aethopyga siparaja

Description:

Crimson Sunbirds are tiny, only 11cm long. They have medium-length thin down-curved bills and brush-tipped tubular tongues, both adaptations to their nectar feeding. The adult male has a crimson breast and maroon back. The rump is yellow and the belly is olive.

Habitat:

Found in forest, scrub and gardens

Notes:

Seen in a park whilst on walk today. This guy was so quick that this was the best picture I could get of him.

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4 Comments

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 9 years ago

Thanks :-)

SeanWeekly
SeanWeekly 9 years ago

Thanks Eric, I am looking forward to seeing yet again more great underwater photos from you!

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 9 years ago

All is well Sean, despite tons of work. At least was able to dive again last week and slowly posting the pics here in Project Noah. Hope you are too and nice seeing your photographs as well. Cheers!

SeanWeekly
SeanWeekly 9 years ago

Thank you :)
Eric thanks for liking this gorgeous bird. Hope you are well.

SeanWeekly
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Singapore, Singapore

Spotted on Oct 25, 2011
Submitted on Oct 25, 2011

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