Southern Doublecollared Sunbird (Hoekwil, South Africa)

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Mitchell-Krog, Jun 6, 2007.

  1. I shot this one also down in the Garden Route last week. Such vast bird life down there I shot 1200 photos in just one morning and I am still trying to sift through them all ... quite a job. This is a Southern Doublecollared Sunbird which I shot in Hoekwil area. It was cloudy all day but in the late afternoon the sun peeked it's head out for a brief period which enabled me to get this shot with the sunbird's colours all lit up. Hope you like.

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  2. Lowolf

    Lowolf

    Jan 26, 2006
    Oregon
    great picture
     
  3. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Wow that is absolutely beautiful
    Talk about blending in with thier environment.

    That deserves a large space on a wall:>)))
     
  4. Fantastic! If I didn't have something to do this weekend, I'd ask for directions!! :biggrin::wink:
    One day......:rolleyes:......

    Thanks for sharing. Love the worldwide aspect of photo sharing.
     
  5. tojor

    tojor

    Jul 27, 2005
    Denmark
    Marvelous image.
     
  6. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    This is a stunningly good image! The setting and colors are out of this world!
     
  7. BirdLady

    BirdLady

    Jan 8, 2006
    Alabama
    Absolutely beautiful, Mitch!
     
  8. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Gorgeous Mitch!! :smile:
     
  9. Jeff Lee

    Jeff Lee

    May 16, 2006
    Oregon
    Painting like. Very cool.
     
  10. Thank you so much everyone for your kind words.
     
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