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 Post subject: Sunbird, Orange-breasted
Unread postPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2006 11:35 am 
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Orangebreasted Sunbird

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 Post subject: Sunbird, Orange-breasted
Unread postPosted: Fri May 02, 2008 1:39 pm 
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Hello everyone, since people helped me before with some 'easy' birds I dare to ask for another ID. Could anyone please help me identifying this sunbird? They are such beautiful, colourful birds but I am struggling to find their correct names.
Seen in TMNP

Sorry that the pictures aren't very clear, you have to be quick to photograph them.
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Hi Hasco
This bird is an Orangebreasted Sunbird. You are so lucky I have never seen one!

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 Post subject: Re: Sunbird, Orange-breasted
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Saw this one in Kirstenbosch recently.

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 Post subject: Re: Sunbird, Orange-breasted
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 Post subject: Re: Sunbird, Orange-breasted
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@ Wlidtuinman & MattAxel - great pics of a stunning little bird! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Sunbird, Orange-breasted
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There's lots of these lovely little birds in the erica garden in Kirstenbosch at the moment.

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One of the many at Rooiels yesterday.

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