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Orange-breasted Sunbird on Protea by naturalnomad

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The Orange-breasted Sunbird (Anthobaphes violacea) is endemic to a small area of South Africa surrounding Cape Town. They feed on nectar of various flowers, especially proteas. Proteas are found in southern Africa and have an ancient lineage.

Kirstenbosh National Botanic Gardens, South Africa.

Canon EOS 5D
Canon EF300mm f/2.8 IS USM

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I have spent the better part of my adult life traveling the world searching for adventure and making photographs. The world is full of the marvelous. Nature is my inspiration. Enjoy!

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  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 4 years ago

    A capture of two beautiful things in one shot – top work

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBover 4 years ago

    August 20, 2010

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 4 years ago

    a beauty filled image !LIZ

  • Betty Smith_Voce
    Betty Smith_Voceover 4 years ago

    Beautiful shot! She is a beauty and with the additional touch of the Protea’s orange, it makes for a perfect picture! Congrats on the feature.

  • swaby
    swabyover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous capture, congratulations!

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your wonderful feature, great work, awesome coloring.

  • marella
    marellaabout 4 years ago

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyeralmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture!

    6 January 2011 … one image a day

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignalmost 4 years ago

  • LizzieBrayden
    LizzieBraydenalmost 4 years ago

  • Thanks so much for this feature!

    – naturalnomad

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