GREATER DOUBLE-COLLARED SUNBIRD

Cinnyris afer

A: Groot-rooibandsuikerbekkie

 

A common bird within its range. Distinct in having a very large, red band across the chest. It is also larger in size than the other double-collared sunbird species. Female is a dull olive version of the male. Occurs down from the Western Cape, up through to Limpopo. Often at the fringes of forest.