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The smallest bird...

...I'm not sure if this is the smallest bird in India, but it must be one of the smallest. It's also a very common bird....but it's so incredibly beautiful!

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They come out when the sun does, and so, their name is rather apt, along with the fact that the sunshine brings out their wonderful colours....

This is the

PURPLE-RUMPED SUNBIRD

and this one is a male, on the leaves of the Rain Tree.
Tags: bheemeshwari, birding, jlr, nature, ntp, photography, trees, wildlife
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