Variable Sunbird
Cinnyris (Nectarinia) venustus
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The 5th row photos of male variable sunbirds show the orange pectoral tufts which are not usually seen: left, Udzungwa Mountains (7-07), courtesy of Dr. Louis A Hansen; right, Ruaha (6-02). The upper photo was taken near Rungwe (7-16), courtesy of Florence Holmen. The other photos were taken in Marangu, Morogoro, Ilboru and Natano. Click photo above to see 25 enlargements.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-17 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Louis Hansen, Valéry Schollaert, Zul Bhatia, Doug McLennan
Karine Van der Vurst, Florence Holman

Last Update this page: 6-30-17