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  Ruby-cheeked Sunbird (male)

 

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An adult male Ruby-cheeked Sunbird. This roughly 10.5 to 11 centimeters tall bird has shiny, bluish green upperparts.

 

It has yellow underparts and an orangey to orange-rufous throat and breast, whereas its cheeks are dark ruby. This one was spotted in Kanchanaburi. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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  Ruby-cheeked Sunbird (male)