Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Cinnyris chalybea
Synonym (old name) - Lesser Double Collared Sunbird
Common name - Southern Double-Collared Sunbird, Klein-rooibandsuikerbekkie (Roberts 783)
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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. The female is 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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