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- Dicaeum hirundinaceum
A very small, short-tailed bird; male is glossy blue-black above, red
throat and vent, pale belly with dark central streak, female and juvenile
are dark grey above, pale belly with dark central streak, vent pale
red. Forages especially in mistletoes.
Voice: clear 'swizit,
swizit', also mimicry.
1: swizit call
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