Winged Jewels . . . the old tune, the song of the Sunbird.



„The greater double-collared sunbird breeds in southern South Africa. It is mainly resident, but partly migratory in the northeast of its range. It is common in gardens, fynbos, forest edges and coastal scrub. It breeds all year round, with a peak from July to November. The closed oval nest is constructed from grass, lichen and other plant material, bound together with spider webs. It has a side entrance which sometimes has a porch, and is lined with feathers.“

~ (Wikipedia)

photo credit: Jan-Nor Photography
Text & image source: The birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees

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