Steenbok Nature Reserve
Common NameFamily NameRoberts NoStatusSize
Sunbird, Greater Double-collaredCinnyris afra785Resident14cm
Sunbird, Greater Double-collared

Has a broad bright red breast band and long bill. Hunts for insects by probing into plants. Takes nectar by perching above flower, leaning down and inserting bill. Sometimes hovers in front of flower. Moves from cobweb to cobweb hunting spiders. Often chases other sunbirds.
Food: nectar, insects and spiders.