Steenbok Nature Reserve
Common NameFamily NameRoberts NoStatusSize
Sunbird, MalachiteNectarinia famosa775Residentm=25; f=15cm
Sunbird, Malachite

Breeding male bright golden green, bluer on belly and rump, long central tail feathers. Non-breeding male’s underparts yellow. Female yellowish olive below, dark mottling on breast, brown back and tail. Forages at large variety of flowers by perching and probing.
Food: nectar and insects.