Distribution

Family NeCTARINIIDAB

Species Xeetarinia viotarea

Plumage Scxcs di(Tcr

Migration Non.migram

Orange-breasted Sunbird

1 his small sunbird feeds on nectar and small insects with its long, slender bill. It is found on hcathland, where up to 100 birds will congregate at a food source.

• NliST An oval nest of rootlets, bound with spiderwebs and lined with seed fluff, usually in a bush.

• DISTRIBUTION S. South Africa.

• REMARK The male's tail accounts for the size difference between sexes.

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