Beautiful Sunbird
Cinnyris pulchellus
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The beautiful sunbird is common in drier bush country and gardens throughout central Tanzania. The top male (is courtesy of Siegfried Woldhek. The 7th row male was seen in Tarangire (4-16), courtesy of Riaan Marais. The other photos were taken in Sukuru, Engikaret, Shambarai swamp, Nanja Dam, Olasiti, Tarangire and Lake Manyara. Click the photo above to see 35 enlargements including females, juveniles, immatures, non-breeding males and another nest.

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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:
Colin Beale, Per Holmen, Siegfried Woldhek, Riaan Marais
Paul Oliver, Kim Axmann

Last Update this page: 12-13-21