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The Legge's flowerpecker or white-throated flowerpecker is a small passerine bird. It is an endemic resident breeder in Sri Lanka. Males have dark blue-grey upperparts with white tips on outer tail feathers (less apparent in female), white throat and upper breast. Females are generally paler with grey-olive upperparts. Can be seen in pairs or in small family parties.

Can be misidentify with Purple-rumped Sunbird by its short, stout bil. One of the difficult bird to photograph as its continuously in the move and also move very quickly.

Location :  Sinharaja Forest Reserve - Sri Lanka
Name: Legge's flowerpecker | white-throated flowerpecker
Endemism : Endemic resident breeder in Sri Lanka
Scientific name : Dicaeum vincens
Conservation status: Near Threatened (Population decreasing)

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