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Purple Sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus   - Eclipse male
Purple Sunbird
Photographer : © Maitreyee Das
Location :Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Date : 1 November 2017
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Bird Family :Nectariniini - Sunbirds & Spiderhunters
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :My eucalyptus tree was in full bloom two weeks ago. It attracted two kinds of birds. One group feeds on nectar and the other on bees. Here is an image of a Purple Sunbird that came to have nectar from the eucalyptus flowers. - MD
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