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 Post subject: Sunbird, Grey
Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 8:36 am 
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One of the more harder sunbird species to find. They frequent the upper reaches of the forest canopy and are not easy to see. Their call can easily be confused with that of the more common Olive Sunbird. The green/blue iridescence on the wings and mantle is only visible at close quarters under good light condition. The alternative name of Mouse-collared Sunbird is a good name for this bird.

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