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Velvet-fronted Nuthatch

Sitta frontalis

Description:

spotted this bird in Niligris ( Blue )mountains range near ooty in Tamil nadu ,Southern India . The Velvet-fronted Nuthatch has the typical nuthatch big head, short tail and powerful bill and feet. It is 12.5cm long. It is violet-blue above, with lavender cheeks, beige underparts and a whitish throat. The bill is red, and there is a black patch on the forehead. The male also has a black supercilium.Females lack the supercilium and have a warmer underpart colour. Juveniles are duller versions of the adult.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Arun
Arun 9 years ago
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch
Sitta frontalis Velvet-fronted Nuthatch


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15 Comments

thank u :)

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 8 years ago

Very Nice...

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Gorgeous!

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Pequeño galán muy colorido

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

wow,

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 9 years ago

Love the color! Nice pic!

thanks friends :):)

It's awesome!!!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Beautiful!

MarCAT
MarCAT 9 years ago

Wow! Beautiful.

Thank you very much Arun :)

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 9 years ago

He's so beautiful :) I love his blue clouring.

Arun
Arun 9 years ago

Nice spotting ..

thanks sachin

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Fabulous Capture,
Lovely spotting,

India

Spotted on Mar 22, 2012
Submitted on Mar 22, 2012

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