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Cape Whale Coast

Scientific name – Cinnyris chalybeaCommon name – Lesser Double Collared Sunbird, Klein-rooibandsuikerbekkie (Roberts 783)

Description

Male: The head, throat and back is metallic green, with a small blue band separating the throat from the bright red breast. The tail is black, edged grey.
Female: brownish grey above and yellowish grey below. Forages in bushes and drinks nectar from both indigenous and exotic flowers. Common resident.

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