Ruby-cheeked Sunbird – immature male moulting

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A magnificent Ruby-cheeked Sunbird (Chalcoparia singalensis singalensis), self-feeding, immature male seen moulting into adult plumage.

Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Location: Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Habitat: Trail along primary jungle

Date: 17th August 2020

Equipment: Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR, handheld with Rode VideoMic Pro Plus Shotgun Microphone

 

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