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Orange-breasted Sunbird, Anthobaphes violacea, Betty's Bay, South Africa

Orange-breasted Sunbird, Anthobaphes violacea, Betty's Bay, South Africa

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Uploaded 10 Mar 2012 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2012 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The sunbirds are the African counterparts of the hummingbirds of the Americas. They are only distantly related, but as hummingbirds largely feed on nectar. They are distributed with 132 different species throughout Africa. The Orange-breasted Sunbird is endemic to South Africa.
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