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Loten's Sunbird Cinnyris lotenius   - Male
Loten's Sunbird
Photographer : © Dibyendu Ash
Location :Sundarbans, West Bengal, India
Date : 12 July 2015
English synonyms:Long billed Sunbird, Long-billed Sunbird, Maroon-breasted Sunbird
Bird Family :Nectariniini - Sunbirds & spiderhunters
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Though the distribution in Grimmett et all has been shown as resident of West and South Indian peninsula and Sri Lanka only - an isolated population has been frequently recorded from Sundarbans of the state of West Bengal also.
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to the Indian Subcontinent (S India & Sri Lanka).
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