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Sunbird, Southern Double-collared
 
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Scientific Name:
Nectarinia chalybea
Location(s):
Africa, Eastern Cape Province, Free State Province, Global, KwaZulu Natal Province, Limpopo Province, Mpumalanga Province, Namibia, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, Southern Africa, Swaziland, Western Cape Province Read more
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IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common (Cheke et al. 2001). ...
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Wikipedia
This sunbird is common in gardens, fynbos, forests and coastal scrub. The Southern Double-collared Sunbird breeds from April to December, depending on region. The closed oval nest is constructed from grass, lichen and other plant material, bound together with spider webs. It has a side entrance which sometimes has a porch, and is lined with wool, plant down and feathers. ...
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