Sunbird

A female Malachite sunbird showing the tip of her tongue after drinking from an aloe in my garden. These little birds have set routes that they follow all day long, giving enough time for the plant to reproduce some nectar before stopping back in for the next feed.

A female Malachite sunbird showing the tip of her tongue after drinking from an aloe flower. These little birds have set routes that they follow all day long, giving enough time for the plant to reproduce some nectar before stopping back in for the next feed. Photograph taken on 14 Jun 2015 in my garden at Yzerfontein.

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