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Identify and index birds in Southern Africa

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Sunbird, Olive

Unread postby Niall » Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:05 am

OK, who's feeling brave this morning!! This Sunbird nest was seen near Catapu in Mozambique. So you have the nest and the female bird to help with the ID. any takers?

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The bird in the nest:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby JenB » Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:20 am

Wild guess... 8)
Variable Sunbird?
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Niall » Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:33 am

I don't think the bill is decurved enough. Here is a pic of a female VS:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Bahamut » Thu Sep 11, 2008 2:53 pm

Niall wrote:OK, who's feeling brave this morning!!


Olive sunbird.


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