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Dulong Gorge (独龙江)
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Passeriformes > Nectariniidae

Mrs. Gould's Sunbird

Aethopyga gouldiae

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Identification

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Jewel-like male is bright scarlet with a blue tail and yellow underparts. Female is duller, with olive upperparts, yellow underparts, and a grayish head. Also note her pale rump, most easily seen when hovering. Forages actively, often congregating in flowering trees. A species of hill and montane forests and forest edge, breeding as high as 4250 meters. Calls include high thin “tzeeee” and sharp “tzit.”

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