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


Status in Gujarat


IUCN Status

Least Concern

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Categories: Sunbirds