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
152 Views as of 16 May, 2011
More birds on Proteas (click on thumbnail below):
“Orange-breasted Sunbird” has been featured in the following Redbubble groups: