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.
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.