PLEASE VIEW LARGE – A young Orange Breasted Sundbird – Nectarinia violacea. I photographed it on the slopes of the Table Mountain range, Western Cape, South Africa. The young of this species are rarely seen so this capture is very special to me!!


beak, colours, feathers, flight, macky, sunbird

My interest in the field of photography began in childhood, starting with film, then a ‘splatter’ of videography and finally the migration to DSLR photography.

I hope you enjoy viewing my interpretation of the Natural World through my lens.

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  • janpiller
    janpillerover 4 years ago

    I love the sweet greens and golds of this image. Very refreshing – and spring like! I love spring! I love this image!

  • Hello Jan, good to ‘see’ you again and thanks for those kind comments, we’re going into autumn down here, how I envy you. :-)

    – Macky

  • Michael Cummings
    Michael Cummingsover 4 years ago

    great shot Macky :-)

  • Thank you Michael!!

    – Macky

  • DottieDees
    DottieDeesover 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture with the colors and sharpness of the shot!

  • Thank you DottieDees!!

    – Macky

  • eyestrange
    eyestrangeover 4 years ago

    fabulous, amazing study and light capture.

  • Thank you Pat!!

    – Macky

  • Gayle Dolinger
    Gayle Dolingerover 4 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful!

  • Thanks so much Gayle!!

    – Macky

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago


  • Thank you lorilee!!

    – Macky

  • ginabgood1
    ginabgood1over 4 years ago

  • Thank you Gina!!

    – Macky

  • jesika
    jesikaover 4 years ago

    Such a beauty, lovely bird & image, Macky

  • Thanks so much J!!

    – Macky

  • IngridSonja
    IngridSonjaover 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture!

  • Thanks so much IngridSonja!!

    – Macky

  • Robert Elliott
    Robert Elliottover 4 years ago

    wonderful capture

  • Thanks very much Robert!!

    – Macky

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