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Whirlwind visit from a sunbird pair

Warning: poor photos below – taken in haste when an opportunity presented itself. Click on each to see slightly better detail.

Well it seemed like a whirlwind of activity anyway.
In late July we cut back a tree in the garden and I was pleasantly surprised to find that this revealed a previously hidden bird nest. For a while we had been aware of a male sunbird appearing quite frequently in our garden. He (a Lesser Doublecollared Sunbird) was soon spotted on the nest and in the company of a female. Homeowner identified! (more…)

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