Orange-Breasted Sunbird on Pin Cushion

Category: Nature

 

Photo and caption by David Small

An orange-breasted sunbird, indigenous to the Cape peninsula of South Africa, sits atop a pin cushion protea flower, related to the King Protea national flower of South Africa, in Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens on a warm spring day in September, 2012.

Location: Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa

 

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