Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja
Crimson Sunbird, Tashigang, Bhutan, April 2008 - click for larger image

Tashigang, Bhutan
April 2008

Crimson Sunbird is distributed across a wide area of south-east Asia from west-central India through to Indonesia and the Philippines. It is found in shrubby areas of forest and plantations. 

Crimson Sunbird, Tashigang, Bhutan, April 2008 - click for larger image The male has a scarlet throat and breast with a deep blue moustachial stripe, a crimson mantle, a bluish-green tail and a yellowish-olive belly.
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