Western Violet-backed Sunbird
Anthreptes longuemarei
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The western violet-backed sunbird is endemic to east Africa. The left upper male was photographed near Songea (5-18), courtesy of Per Holmen; the left lower male, Isunkaviola-Ruaha (9-09); the upper female, Magangwe (6-18); and the lower female, in Dar es Salaam (4-16), courtesy of Riaan Marais. Note the short bill.
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copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Riaan Marais, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 7-01-19