Amethyst (Black) Sunbird
Chalcomitra (Nectarinia) amethystina
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These photos of the upper male and lower female amethyst sunbird were taken in Monduli (7-10), courtesy of Valéry Schollaert. The male in the bird bath was photographed in Olasiti (7-13). Note the iridescent blue cap and the amythyst throat patch. Click the photo above to see 23 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:
Valéry Schollaert, Paul van Maaren, Gian Schachenmann
Riaan Marais, Per Holmen, Paul Oliver

Last Update this page: 6-26-20