Crimson Sunbird…

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“For completeness of this bird, the Crimson Sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja siparaja), posted earlier:

adult female
adult female

“An adult female that was feeding the juvenile posted yesterday (above).

eclipse male
eclipse male

“An eclipse male that was part of this group (above). There were only 4 Crimson Sunbirds seen on both occasions at same site. Adult male and female, a very young juvenile and this immature male. I wonder if eggs could be laid at different intervals and both are young from current batch or perhasa male from the previous breeding cycle?

juvenile
juvenile

“Another two of the juvenile from 16th Jan 2018. Likes to stick out its tubular tongue (above, below).

juvenile
juvenile

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
16th and 24th January 2018

Location: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Fruit and vegetable farming surrounded by secondary growth at city fringe

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