Principe sunbird (Anabathmis hartlaubii)

Principe sunbird (Anabathmis hartlaubii)

I arrived in Principe just in time to enjoy the birds building nests or just in the early stages of incubation. I even…


Black-throated sunbird (Aethopyga saturata)

Black-throated sunbird (Aethopyga saturata)

Sunbirds are strikingly colorful, and you definitely get associations to the hummingbirds of the New World. Depending…


Fire-tailed sunbird (Aethopyga ignicauda)

Fire-tailed sunbird (Aethopyga ignicauda)

Driving ever higher, seeing more and more frost from last night, together with larger and larger patches of snow, one…


Seychelles Sunbird (Cinnyris dussumieri)

Seychelles Sunbird (Cinnyris dussumieri)

As the name implies this is a species endemic to Seychelles, but fortunately it is so common it is not threatened. You…


Seychelles Sunbird (Cinnyris dussumieri)

Seychelles Sunbird (Cinnyris dussumieri)

As the name implies this is a species endemic to Seychelles, but fortunately it is so common it is not threatened. You…


Socotra Sunbird (Chalcomitra balfouri)

Socotra Sunbird (Chalcomitra balfouri)

A Socotra sunbird (Chalcomitra balfouri) drinking nektar from the flowers of the endemic Trichocalyx orbiculatus. These…


Socotra Sunbird (Chalcomitra balfouri)

Socotra Sunbird (Chalcomitra balfouri)

A Socotra sunbird (Chalcomitra balfouri) sitting on a flowering cucumber tree (Dendrosicyos socotranus).