Malachite Sunbird
Nectarinia famosa
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The malachite sunbird is a slender long-tailed bright green bird with yellow pectoral tufts, seen in highland forest, moors and cultivation. The upper two photos of males, the male in moult, the female and the juvenile were taken at Mambo (7-11), courtesy of Valéry Schollaert. The flight photo (Mt. Hanang Forest) is courtesy of Isaac Kilusu. The 7th row male was seen at Engusero Sambu-Loliondo (5-20). The right lower photo was taken in Lulanzi (2-08), courtesy of Michael Poulsen. Click the photo above to see 18 enlargements.
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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:
Michael Poulsen, Valéry Schollaert, Florence Holmen, Per Holmen, Isaac Kilusu

Last Update this page: 8-06-23