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apacheebest

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Purple Sun Bird - Male
« on: May 09, 2014, 01:45:10 AM »
Hi Friends,

Caught this One in my yard yesterday just after the rains.
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Thanks for Viewing, Good Day !

Anil George
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Purple Sun Bird - Male
« on: May 09, 2014, 01:45:10 AM »

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Re: Purple Sun Bird - Male
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2014, 04:03:51 AM »
Thanks for sharing Anil,
They are abundant around my home here in Dubai, I’m planning on spraying some homemade nectar on the flowers in the hope to attract them to a particular spot, this way I should (hopefully) get some great shots, watch this space!!! :P
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Re: Purple Sun Bird - Male
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2014, 06:35:05 AM »
Why dont you try the Hanging Nectar Feeder like a Lamp which has flowers at the Bottom.

Check this Youtube Link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXni_9UfJys

All the Best :)

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Re: Purple Sun Bird - Male
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2014, 01:43:28 PM »
I love the colors of the flowers.  What country are you from?

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Re: Purple Sun Bird - Male
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2014, 12:35:56 AM »
I love the colors of the flowers.  What country are you from?

Well these are from Kerala, India , Pics taken from the small garden of my Villa. These birds are easy to be shot by a camera soon after rains or early in the Morning between 6.00 am and 7.00 am only.

i have been looking for a hummingbird nectar feeder for these birds, but not available in india all from US only.
the Postage is 40$ for a 20 $ feeder so i am wondering how to build one feeder home made locally.

Thanks for Viewing .

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Re: Purple Sun Bird - Male
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2014, 12:08:55 PM »
Beautiful captures; excellent series!!

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Re: Purple Sun Bird - Male
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2014, 01:45:57 AM »
Thanks Jeffbridge :)

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Re: Purple Sun Bird - Male
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2014, 01:45:57 AM »