Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird
Nectarinia johnstoni
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The scarlet-tufted sunbird is an uncommonly seen East African endemic seen in heath, moorland and montane forest edge. The upper pair was seen in Karanga Camp on Mt. Kilimanjaro (2-20), courtesy of Alex Rees. The left 3rd row bird was photographed in the Rubeho Mountains (4-09); the bird in flight, on Mt. Kilimanjaro (12-14), courtesy of Bo Boner; and the 4th row bird, Kitulo (1-17), courtesy Per Holmen.

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Bo Boner, Per Holman, Alex Rees

Last Update this page: 8-08-20