Sugarbird 3

The Cape Sugarbird (Afrikaans name, Kaapse Suikervoel) is endemic to the Cape Fynbos area, feeding on nectar from the proteas and occasionally hawking for insects.

Cape sugarbird 3

The tail of the male varies in length from 1.5 to 3 times the length of its body.

Cape sugarbird 2

We have seen them at Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens and at the Helderberg Nature Reserve.

Cape Sugbird

Their favourite Protea is the Protea Repens.

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