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Purple Sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus   - Female in nest
Purple Sunbird
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :GMERS Medical College campus, Dharpur, Patan, Gujarat, India
Date : 12 April 2016
English synonyms:
Bird Family :Nectariniini - Sunbirds & Spiderhunters
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A new pair of sunbirds or the very same pair started to visit old nest. The purple sunbird pair usually rear at least two broods in succession, sometimes from the same nest reference : Whistler, H. (1949) Popular Handbook of Indian Birds. Gurney and Jackson, London. Page-269. - VP & PM