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Purple Sunbird

Cinnyris asiaticus (Latham, 1790)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Vivek Puliyeri 2019-01-25 IIT Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Chennai (India) (10 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

453728
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Oscar Campbell 2014-06-18 Mushreef Palace Gardens, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (10 m) song -

Male singing in Ghaf Prosopis cinerarea tree just overhead. Coming closer in response to pishing but not responding to that by singing back.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

182625
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Peter Boesman 2016-03-28 Tissamaharama area, Hambantota (Sri Lanka) song - [sono] 311198
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus brevirostris Herman van Oosten 26-01-2010 Khatmat Milalah, Al Batinah (Oman) (50 m) calls of a male (A) - Bird seen, moulting into summerplumage (or imm. bird?) 44506
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus asiaticus Rajgopal Patil 2014-09-30 Kasurdi, Pune, Maharashtra, Pune (India) (950 m) male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

207247
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Albert Lastukhin & Yuri Glushchenko 2016-01-08 tx. Ninh Hòa, Khánh Hòa, Khanh Hoa (Vietnam) (10 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

303864
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Ryan P. O'Donnell 2013-12-31 Jaisalmer town edge, Rajasthan, Jaisalmer (India) (253 m) call -

A flock in a hotel garden. More Info

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

165447
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Peter Boesman 2016-03-29 Udawalawa area, Moneragala (Sri Lanka) song -

ID certainty 90%.

311199
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Eric DeFonso 2016-01-19 Pun-Pun Organic Farm, Amphoe Mae Taeng, Chang Wat Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai (Thailand) (380 m) call -

Buzzy notes from bird flying around treetops, 10m from recordist near farm entrance

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

364333
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Oscar Campbell 2017-03-03 Lulu Island, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (0 m) song -

Male singing and displaying to female; fluttering wings when reaching crescendo of calls (for example at 10:00 seconds).

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

357594
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Peter Boesman 2019-02-24 Jodhpur, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, Jodhpur (India) (220 m) call, song - [sono] 460278
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Sagar Adhurya 0201-02-15 Bidhan Park, Durgapur, Bardhaman, West Bengal, Barddhaman (India) (80 m) call, male -

Equipment: Canon PS SX150IS

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

187436
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Frank Lambert 2013-01-21 Jaisalmer town edge, Rajasthan, Jaisalmer (India) (260 m) call, male -

[brevirostris is probably the subspecies here]

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

149562
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Albert Lastukhin & Yuri Glushchenko 2015-12-27 Lăk, Đắk Lắk, Dac Lac (Vietnam) (500 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

303861
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus asiaticus Sander Bot 10-01-2010 Molem National Park, Goa, South Goa (India) (70 m) song (A) -   44842
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Albert Lastukhin 2016-01-30 Tambon Pran Buri, Amphoe Pran Buri, Chang Wat Prachuap Khiri Khan, Prachuap Khiri Khan (Thailand) (0 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

362059
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus David Edwards ?-2-2008 Tmat Boey, Cambodia (Cambodia) (100 m) calls (A) -   24595
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Peter Boesman 2019-02-24 Jodhpur, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, Jodhpur (India) (220 m) song - [sono] 460280
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Patrik Åberg 2012-12-29 Tmat Boey, Preah Vihear Province, Preah Vihéar (Cambodia) (70 m) call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

124391
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Peter Boesman 2019-02-24 Jodhpur, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, Jodhpur (India) (220 m) song - [sono] 460277
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Lakshmikant Rajaram Neve 2018-03-01 Bhusawal, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, Jalgaon (India) (220 m) alarm call, call, flight call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

404206
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Frank Lambert 2016-01-25 Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat, Kachchh (India) (110 m) immature male, male, song -

Same bird as XC409744, XC409745

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

409746
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Mike Nelson 02-03-11 Bhimtal, India, Nainital (India) (1500 m) Call (A) - At least two birds foraging in a tree over the road 73048
xeno-canto.org
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus Marcin Sołowiej 2018-01-23 Muscat, Muscat Governorate, Muscat (Oman) (40 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

402389
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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