Fire-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga ignicauda
Female Fire-tailed Sunbird, Kori La, Mongar, Bhutan, April 2008 - click for larger image

Kori La, Mongar, Bhutan
April 2008

I'm not sure of the identification of this bird but I believe it to be a female Fire-tailed Sunbird because of the brownish-orange colour on the sides of the tail which is not found in any other female sunbird in Bhutan. If you have an opinion on the identification of this bird please let me know. 

The Fire-tailed Sunbird is distributed in the Himalayas, north-east India, southern China and Myanmar. It is found in forest and rhododendron shrubberies.

The male is similar in colouring to the male Mrs Gould's Sunbird A. gouldiae but has a red tail.
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