We, humans, can’t get enough of the cuteness of tiny chubby birds. When these adorable creatures wear a strikingly beautiful coat, they become stars wherever they appear.
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The fire-breasted flowerpecker is one of these outstanding birds. It has glossy blue-black upper parts, a brilliantly bright red chest, and a yellowish belly with a short black stripe running down from the chest.
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Their stunning plumage makes this species conspicuous in the world of birds. Love this chubby little bird?
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Like many other bird species, female fire-breasted flowerpeckers are duller than males. They have dark olive upper parts.
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This flowerpecker distributes along the sub-Himalaya region. It can be found in India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, down into Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Laos, Thailand Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia, into the Philippines.
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This bird inhabits high up in the mountains at an altitude of 1000 meters.
Regarding the diets, fire-breasted flowerpeckers mainly dine on nectar. But they also eat small berries, insects, and spiders.
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The breeding season of this beautiful little bird starts from June to July. After finding mates, female birds build their thin purse-like nests. These nests are made from mistletoe, moss, and soft grass.
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They then lay 2-3 eggs in their nest, incubate them and feed the hatchlings until fully fledged.
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