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Loten's Sunbird Cinnyris lotenius hindustanicus   - Male
Loten's Sunbird
Photographer : © Ramit Singal
Location :Manipal, Karnataka, India
Date : 9 January 2013
English synonyms:Long billed Sunbird, Long-billed Sunbird, Maroon-breasted Sunbird
Bird Family :Nectariniini - Sunbirds & spiderhunters
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :With shrubs beginning to blossom, these birds are now out in good numbers - RS
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to the Indian Subcontinent (S India & Sri Lanka).
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