Tsavo Sunbird
Cinnyris (Nectarinia) tsavoensis
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The Tsavo sunbird is an east African endemic similar to the purple-banded sunbird; however, it has a narrower purple breast band (sometimes absent) and a smaller bill. The upper bird was seen in Kidapash-Shambarai (1-22). The left 2nd row bird was seen in the Maasai steppe (4-20), courtesy of Per Holmen. The netted pair was photographed at Landanai (Maasai Steppe, 4-09), courtesy of Paul Oliver. Click the male to see 11 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:
Paul Oliver, Florence Holmen, Per Holmen, Bob Kasworm

Last Update this page: 8-06-23