A colourful flight

This wondeful sparrow sized ave was spotted on the lower slopes of Mahuli fort near Asangaon, Maharashtra.  Crimson Sunbirds are tiny, only 11cm long. They have medium-length thin down-curved bills and brush-tipped tubular tongues, both adaptations to their nectar feeding.

Advertisements

2 Responses to “A colourful flight”

  1. awsome pic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Nice snap Vinita! The shutter snapped at the appropriate moment in time!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: