Bird Pictures Archive

Record details

BirdPix:   8666
Province:   Limpopo
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2329DC
Observer:   Labuschagne AP
Date of record:   2014-06-21
Number of photos:   1
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:19:50
Sp. code:   758
Species name:   Nectarinia [Cinnyris] afra
Common name:   Greater Double-collared Sunbird -- Groot-rooibandsuikerbekkie
Family:   Nectariniidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Marico suikerbekkie
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 8666 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Colin Summersgill
Comment:   Possibly Marico Sunbird - Maricosuikerbekkie (Cinnyris mariquensis)
Date:   2014-07-13 06:30:17
Species name:  
Species code:   0
Comment number:   2
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Marico Sunbird has a green rump. Appears to be a bird molting into adult plumage - a bit of red visible on the breast.
Date:   2017-08-13 17:14:34
Species name:   Nectarinia [Cinnyris] afra -- Greater Double-collared Sunbird; Groot-rooibandsuikerbekkie
Species code:   758

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