Collared Sunbird
Hedydipna (Anthreptes) collaris
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The collared sunbird has a green head, throat and upper breast which is bordered below with an iridescent purple band. It is found in moist habitat including bush, forest edge, cultivation and along the coast. The left upper male and right 4th row female (Arusha, 7-10), are courtesy of Paul van Maaren. The 4th row females we seen in Maji ya Chai (6-20), courtesy of Christie Reeves. The left 5th row female (Udzungwa Mountains, 7-07) is courtesy of Dr. Louis A. Hansen. The other photos were taken in Olasiti and Pembe Abwe. Click the photo above to see 12 enlargements including a nest and nest-building.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-23 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Paul van Maaren, Colin Beale, Paul Oliver, Dr. Louis A. Hansen
Tembo Kijani staff, Christie Reeves, Mohamed Idd Mohamed

Last Update this page: 4-19-23