Loten’s Sunbird Cinnyris lotenius

Key features The Loten’s sunbird is a small bird with a very long sickle shaped beak.Males have shining head throat and backs with hues of blue,green and violet.Female birds are dull grey brown above and cream color below.RangeIt is found only in South India :- Along Western Ghats, then from Tenkasi in south till roughly above Bangalore in the center, along the east the range extends northward till about Guntur.
Loten's sumbird index

Photo1 Courtesy of Arunachala Birds, Photo2 Courtesy of Vivekpuliyeri
Sound Courtesy of Andrew Mascarenhas, XC157975 & Mandar Bhagat, XC198352 . Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/157975 & www.xeno-canto.org/198352.