Red-chested Sunbird
Cinnyris erythrocercus
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The red-chested sunbird is endemic to northeast Africa and in Tanzania it is common in the northwest. The top male was seen at Speke's Bay (8-21). The 2nd row photos were taken at Lukuba (9-10), courtesy of Valéry Schollaert; at Speke's Bay (3rd row, left 3-13), courtesy of Paul Oliver and again Speke's Bay (3rd row right, 1-16). The female photos were taken near Kampala (1-10), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. Click the photo above to see 11 enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Karine Van der Vurst, Valéry Schollaert, Paul Oliver
Florence & Per Holmen, Linda Bushman

Last Update this page: 10-16-21