Bronze Sunbird
Nectarinia kilimensis
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The bronze sunbird is a highland bird found in forest, forest edge, cultivation and gardens. The head, neck and back may appear brown, green or black depending on the light. The nest was seen in Arusha NP (6-10). The top male was in the Aberdares-Kenya (1-17), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The immature males were at Gibb's Farm (4-11); female, at Simba Farm (8-14). The other photos were taken at Marangu, Soitorgoss and west Kilimanjaro. Click the photo above to see 17 enlargements including males, females, immatures and 2 nests.

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Paul Oliver, Karine Van der Vurst, Michael Markussen, Sadik Kassam

Last Update this page: 3-12-22