SOUTHERN DOUBLE-COLLARED SUNBIRD

Also known as Lesser Double-collared Sunbird (6) (H)

(Cinnyris chalybeus (C) Cinnyris chalybea (7) or Nectarinia chalybea (6) (H))

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Roberts VI / VII 783 824
Clements 2000 166.0570
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 152-59
 
 A smallish bird (11 to 13 cm), endemic to southern Africa. It is locally common and inhabits evergreen forest and bush from the western Cape to the eastern Cape, Natal and eastern Transvaal. It feeds off nectar, fruit juice , insects and spiders.

List of Stamps showing Southern Double-collared Sunbird

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