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Greater double collared sunbird

By fotobee
Karoo National Desert Park Worcester

This is the same male Double Collared sunbird, seen on a honey gwharrie tree, (Euclea tormentosa), a few hundred yards away from the previous photographic spot. He was still in the throes of total infatuation with the female ! (heh heh) . The tree is one of the honey bearing sort,as can be seen on the insignificant bloom just under his beak. They are irresistible to all the nectar feeders of the area, and attract all kinds of sunbirds who quarrel fiercely over the nectar.

Thank you very much to all the people who opened, looked and voted for the female DC sunbird. A special "Thank you" to Bernie, ( BRITCHIE) for your esteemed UA which you granted to my Greater double collared sunbird a few days ago. Thank you all for the lovely comments you all give !

Best regards
M&M

Tags: Wildlife and nature cinnyrus afer afer

Voters: bobpaige1, Joline, debu and 20 more


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Comments


Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
17 Jul 2017 11:58AM
A rainbow with wings! Great shot.

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debu 7 India
17 Jul 2017 12:03PM
Great capture.
Debu
17 Jul 2017 3:30PM
Superb image.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2017 3:41PM
a great image and a beautiful bird
17 Jul 2017 4:01PM
Such a beautiful coloured bird.


Patty xSmile
Beautiful colours
JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2017 5:25PM
A splendid shot of this beauty
Ju
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2017 5:33PM
Stunning light and colour Martin.
Peter.
TonyDy Plus
8 7 3 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2017 7:01PM
Super shot, Martin.
Tony
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 146 16 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2017 8:25PM
Excellent capture Martin GrinGrin

Cliff

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