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Birds are natures way of showing us beautiful things. We can always find interesting and beautiful birds on our hikes in the Drakensberg mountains.

31 Mar, 2019

Malachite Sunbirds of the Drakensberg

By |2019-07-02T09:12:07+02:00Mar 31st, 2019|Categories: Drakensberg Fauna - animals and birds, Drakensberg Mountains and Peaks|Tags: , , , |

Malachite Sunbirds Malachite sunbirds or Nectarinia famosa in Latin are certainly stunning birds. You can tell from their Latin name that they love nectar. However they also eat insects, spiders and small lizards. So really anything small enough. They are quite common especially at higher altitudes and slightly nomadic especially where there are flowers. Check here to read how we try to be eco friendly. In the Drakensberg they are altitudinal migrants. And are [...]