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Beautiful Sunbird Souimanga &agrave; longue queue<br />
Cinnyris pulchellus - Beautiful Sunbird Beautiful Sunbird,Burkina Faso,Cinnyris pulchellus,Geotagged,Spring,africa,bird,souimanga,sunbird,wild,wildlife Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Great shot, tried very hard in The Gambia to get a shot of one but failed. Posted 4 years ago
    1. thank you so much. I had to fight hard too...but it was so exciting! Such a beautiful bird (and fast)! Posted 4 years ago

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The Beautiful Sunbird, ''Cinnyris pulchella'' , is a sunbird. The sunbirds are a group of very small Old World passerine birds which feed largely on nectar, although they will also take insects, especially when feeding young. Flight is fast and direct on their short wings. Most species can take nectar by hovering like a hummingbird, but usually perch to feed most of the time.

The Beautiful Sunbird is a common breeder across sub-Saharan tropical Africa. One or two eggs are laid in a suspended.. more

Similar species: Passerines
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Uploaded Aug 23, 2015. Captured Apr 25, 2014 17:58 in North 1, Burkina Faso.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • f/5.6
  • 1/8000s
  • ISO2500
  • 400mm