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Cape Sugarbird on Protea This photo does not do the bird justice, but it does show it on one of its favourite foods, Protea.<br />
Sugarbirds are native to South Africa of which there are only two species, the Cape Sugarbird and Gurney&#039;s Sugarbird.<br />
This was a very lucky spotting whilst out for a drive this morning. Birds,Cape Sugarbird,Geotagged,Promerops cafer,South Africa,south africa Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Cape Sugarbird on Protea

This photo does not do the bird justice, but it does show it on one of its favourite foods, Protea.
Sugarbirds are native to South Africa of which there are only two species, the Cape Sugarbird and Gurney's Sugarbird.
This was a very lucky spotting whilst out for a drive this morning.

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The Cape Sugarbird Aasheesh Pittie. . Retrieved April 27, 2009.  is one of the six bird species endemic to the Fynbos biome of the Western Cape and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Claire Hamilton
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Uploaded Feb 4, 2014. Captured Feb 4, 2014 08:43 in R102, South Africa.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/2048s
  • ISO400
  • 400mm