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Small Sunbird (Leptocoma minima)
The crimson-backed sunbird or small sunbird is a sunbird endemic to the Western Ghats of India. Like other sunbirds, they feed mainly on nectar although they take insects, especially to feed their young. They are tiny birds that are resident and are found in forests but are particularly attracted to gardens at the edge of the forest where people grow suitable flower-bearing plants. They usually perch while taking nectar.
Habitat
Endemic to the Western Ghats, South India
Location
Somewhere in the Western Ghats, Karnataka, India
Date taken
3 April 2021
Scientific name
Leptocoma minima
Equipment used
Nikon D500, Sigma 150-600mm
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
1/400 sec. f/10 600mm, ISO 1600
Staff member
Opus Editor
Supporter
Mmmmm.... what a pretty little sunbird this is - a fabulous picture Shanxix.

Many thanks for letting us see him my friend.
 

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Category
Asia, Australia & Pacific Islands
Added by
shanxix
Date added
View count
262
Comment count
4

Image metadata

Device
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D500
Aperture
ƒ/10
Focal length
600.0 mm
Exposure time
1/400 second(s)
ISO
1600
Filename
_SHX9272a.jpg
File size
424.8 KB
Date taken
Sat, 03 April 2021 9:35 AM
Dimensions
1978px x 1297px

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