Crimson Sunbird

Crimson Sunbird

The Crimson Sunbird is a resident breeder in tropical southern Asia from India, through Bangladesh and Myanmar to Indonesia. It is also known as Eastern Crimson Sunbird, Scarlet-breasted Sunbird, Scarlet-throated Sunbird, Yellow-backed Sunbird, Magnificent Sunbird, Goulpourah Sunbird, Greater Crimson Sunbird, Lesser Crimson Sunbird and Sulawesi Sunbird. Gujarati Name ફુલરાજ શક્કરખોરો Read more…

Crimson-backed Sunbird

Crimson-backed Sunbird

The Crimson-backed Sunbird also known as small sunbird is generally endemic to the Western Ghats of India. It is generally common along the Sahyadri Range from Goa to Khandalla but is also found in the southern parts of Gujarat. They are tiny birds that are resident and are found near Read more…

Purple Sunbird

Purple Sunbird

Purple Sunbird is a very small sunbird. Like all the sunbirds they feed mainly on nectar but they take up insects while feeding their young ones. They have down-curved bill with brush-tipped tubular tongues that aid in nectar feeding. Gujarati Name જાંબુડીઓ શક્કરખોરો Scientific Name Cinnyris asiaticus Scientific Family Nectariniidae Read more…

Purple-rumped Sunbird

Purple-rumped Sunbird

Purple-rumped Sunbird are endemic to Indian Subcontinent. With reference to their size, they are also known as small Sunbirds. They are found in abundance in Southern parts of India. They are also found in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and now even in some parts of Gujarat. Purple-rumped sunbirds are sexually dimorphic. Read more…