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Sunbird Foraging Flock  

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2 Adult Female
2 Adult Male  

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Purple-rumped Sunbird -- Leptocoma zeylonica
Purple Sunbird -- Cinnyris asiaticus

Arjun B Potter
30 Dec 2010

    Geography
  • India
    Maharashtra
    Locality
  • Karnala Bird Sanctuary
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 18.8948997   73.1068039
    Elevation
  • 121 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
  • 48kHz
    Bit Depth
  • 24-bit
    Recorders
  • MARANTZ PMD 661
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser ME 67
    Accessories
    Equipment Note

Small foraging flock of Purple and Purple-rumped Sunbirds feeding on the nectar of a flower with long scarlet red racemes on a vine. Recording mentioned legumnaceous tree; it is a vine for sure.

ML: Background subject changed from recordist's original identification of Cinnyris asiaticus asiaticus to Cinnyris asiaticus to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.

ML: Background subject changed from recordist's original identification of Leptocoma zeylonica flaviventris to Leptocoma zeylonica to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.

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