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Purple Sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus asiaticus   - Female in nest
Purple Sunbird
Photographer : © Trishant Simlai
Location :Pune City, Maharashtra, India
Date : 18 February 2007
English synonyms:
Bird Family :Nectariniini - Sunbirds & Spiderhunters
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This bird was observed constructing its nest right in the middle of a concrete jungle. These birds have adapted very well to the ever changing environment. Note the material used for nest building. Snake moult was used for cushioning. - TS