Copper-throated Sunbirds (Leptocoma calcostetha) are fairly common at this site and I saw them 5-6 times over a 4+ hour period.
But imaging this beautiful, fast moving and activity feeding bird under the mangrove canopy is difficult.
Some images of the male – all three above…
…and female (above).
Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Location: Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Mangrove forest
Date: 20th 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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