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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A shiny sunbird hanging upside down in order to sip nectar from the flowers of a Scarlet Cordia tree.

A male Purple Sunbird (Cinnyris-asiaticus) hanging upside down from the leaf of a Scarlet Cordia tree in order to reach for the flowers for their nectar.

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Date Taken: 03.2020
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Copyright: © Chandana Roy