Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Purple-rumped Sunbird (Leptocoma zeylonica)



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25 comments:

  1. What a great bird!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  2. Another new one for me. Thanks Amila.

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  3. An interesting bird and your photos are great.

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  4. Another beautiful bird Amila. Thanks for showing it to us.

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  5. Very nice against that soothing green background.
    I wonder what he's listening for in that second shot. :)

    Thanks for your visit.

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  6. Hello there,Nice to hear from you all my friends!:)

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  7. wow, gorgeous photos!!!
    and an amazing bird to boot!

    (Funny, I just posted some - not so great - photos from the pruple sunbird :D)

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  8. Beautiful bird! I bet Sri Lanka is full of beauties like that!

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  9. Great shots, the top one is my favorite too. Cute bird!

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  10. Hi folks,I appreciate all your lovely feedback very much!:)

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  11. Purple rumped sunbird!? Wild Sri Lanka is full of delightful surprises. Thank Amila for your wonderful photos!

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  12. This is another new one for me. Thanks for sharing - purple rumps are always interesting.

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  13. Nice photos of a lovely little bird!

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  14. You must be a professional photographer. I love the faded background and the focus on the bird. Great shots and now I learn the name of the bird, too.

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  15. Hi Springman,Trust me mate,you have barely been surprised yet!:D

    Bill, Happy to have shown you a new bird!:)

    Marlene,You have no idea how happy I am with your compliment. I'm far from being a pro,but I definitely wanna develop my skill to level of one.:)

    Davo, yes they are!:)

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  16. oh gosh! these are amazing captures of this bird, the lake in yesterdays is beautiful, so peaceful ~ would like to kayak there

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  17. What a lovely bird -- wonderful captures!

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  18. that´s a nice bird with an unusual bill. .)Great captures.

    Thanks for commenting on the unidentified bird post. :)

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  19. great photos - and a good view of his rump!

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  20. Hi folks,Many thanks for all the warm responses!:)

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