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LOOK WHO IS BACK. Mrs. Gould's sunbird

LOOK WHO IS BACK. Mrs. Gould's sunbird, is just now turning back up in Hong Kong. A migrant bird - also a sunbird - that you may be lucky enough to see (think Tai Po Kau nature trails, early morning) is Mrs. Gould's sunbird (Aethopyga gouldiae). This is the male, and he is a striking fellow....

From David Diskins' notes "Scarce migrant in variable numbers in late winter & spring, 5 Jan - 6 Apr, coinciding with the flowering of Coral trees Erythrina sp. Increasing".

Look at those colours!!

Here he is in flight

Check back on the next post for the female and juvenile pictures...


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